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.

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Colin Riggs

April Volunteer Spotlight – Colin Riggs

Pre-K Colin arrived with his parents Drew and Beth in the early 1980’s and like many of our children found Bobbi Pohl teaching his RE class.  Colin went through the whole RE curriculum, the predecessor to OWL, and then YRUU. From this experience, UUism came to mean seeing our place in an interconnected web of…

The 8th Principle

In 2017, the Black Lives of  UU Organizing Collective urged UU congregations to adopt an 8th Principle in Unitarian Universalism and commit “to the dismantling of white supremacy, within the stated principles of our faith.”  At our 2020 Congregational Meeting, UUCSS committed to spend a year “in deep study and mindful reflection about what adopting…

Annual Budget Drive: Rolling Up Our Sleeves

UUCSS members and friends are rolling up their sleeves as an expression of hope that vaccines will allow us to safely meet together in person again. And we’re rolling them up and make a pledge to financially support our church. More…

March Volunteer Spotlight – Carolyn Savadkin

Carolyn Savadkin and her husband came to UUCSS from Paint Branch UUC in the Fall of 1966.  They were looking for a church that was socially active willing to preach and work against both the Vietnam War and racism.  On the day they Signed the Book, Fred Cappuccino was in the pulpit and announced he…

Laura Ellis

February Volunteer Spotlight – Laura Ellis

Laura Ellis came to Unitarian-Universalism just out of law school in what then was probably the only UU fellowship in the Adirondacks.  She liked the Christmas service and responded strongly to our Principles.  On moving to the DC area in the late 1990’s she began looking for a UU church community.  UUCSS was the third…