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


No Service August 18: Friendship Day

UUCSS will be CLOSED on Sunday, August 18, as we travel to our neighbors at the Cedar Lane UU Church for Friendship Day. Cedar Lane UU Church is located at 9601 Cedar Lane Bethesda, MD 20814. Friendship Day is a multigenerational service celebrating creativity and collaboration. Worship at Cedar Lane UU Church in the summer…

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.…