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We are a progressive, warm, and energetic faith community, committed to upholding the inherent worth and dignity of every person, and safeguarding the fragile balance of our environment. We come from many religious backgrounds, and unite to seek meaning and spiritual deepening, and share faith’s essential works of justice and compassion. We are UUCSS, the Unitarian Universalist Church of Silver Spring.

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Carol Hamilton

June 2019 Volunteer of the Month: Carol Hamilton

Carol Hamilton has identified as a Unitarian-Universalist all her life.  She came to UUCSS in 1996 in search of religious education for her eight-year-old daughter. Yassi Davoodi.  She became involved in UUCSS and she and Yassi enjoyed going to UUCSS’s annual retreat at Catoctin, but as a single mother, she said no to frequent requests…

UUCSS 2019 Annual Meeting

All members of UUCSS are encouraged to attend the annual congregational meeting on Sunday, June 2, 2019, after the worship service. Light refreshments will be served. We will be celebrating our year and voting to approve the budget and the new slate of board members for the coming year. 

May 2019 Volunteer of the Month: Jim Street

Jim Street is the Volunteer of the Month for May.  Jim and his wife Emily Tien came to UUCSS in the early 2000s, looking for a place to build a community with their young kids.  Although they visited a number of churches, UUCSS appealed because of its Religious Education Program and the strength of Rev.…

Actors Needed for a Staged-Reading of the Play, SWEAT. Auditions at UUCSS May 21

The Social Justice Players, sponsored by The Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Program, and in coordination with the Chalice Theatre at the UU Church of Arlington (UUCA) and the UU Church of Silver Spring (UUCSS), will be presenting the Pulitzer-Prize-winning play, SWEAT, by Lynn Nottage, to be directed by Bruce McConachie. There will be six staged-readings…

April 2019 Volunteer of the Month, Sharon Snyder

Sharon Snyder is the Volunteer of the Month for April.  In 1997, a good friend’s mother told Sharon she needed to join a UU church or a synagogue because she needed a community.  At that time UUCSS was advertising its services in the Washington Post.  Sharon saw that Rev. Jim Bank was preaching a sermon…