Welcome

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.

Upcoming Events

Announcements

October Update from the Search Committee

Your 2019-2020 Search Committee brings you these updates on where we are and what’s ahead: Cottage Meetings/Congregant Emails As you may recall from last year, part of the ministerial search process is gathering input from the congregation about who we are, what our future vision is for the church, and how our future minister can help us achieve that vision. One avenue for…

Go Green Kick-Off

The Green Sanctuary will host a Go Green kick -off November 10 in the Triangle Room following the Sunday service. Visit our table to find out more about how you can get 100% green electricity for your home or apartment without installing costly solar panels and while keeping your current utility provider. Community solar projects, …

Workshop on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

October 27 12-2:00 pm at UUCSS in the Sanctuary. The Maryland Commission on Civil Rights will offer a free Workshop on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity. Learn how you can be welcoming to queer and gender non conforming people at our church, in the workplace, and in your community. Light lunch and vegetarian options will be available for…

September Volunteer of the Month – Jane Larrick

Jane Larrick is the volunteer of the month for September. Jane joined UUCSS in April 1991 after her friend and colleague Drew Riggs invited her to come and hear him play at a service. She had been looking for a community of like-minded people and instantly felt she had found it at UUCSS. Jane is…

July Volunteer of the Month – Doneby Smith

 Doneby Smith and her husband, David Miley, came to UUCSS in about 1995 on the recommendation of Ed Weiner after a brief stint at Cedar Lane UU, which, they decided, wasn’t a good fit for them.  Like many, they were especially looking for religious education for their son, Galen, who was 3 at the time.  Doneby says that the most intensive activity…