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

Youth Trip to Boston

April 9-13, 2020 The youth of UUCSS will be traveling to Boston to explore the roots of our UU faith. This is a great opportunity for our youth to deepen their understanding of Unitarian Universalism, and it’s lots of fun. The journey is open to all UUCSS youth in grades 9-12, whether they have been…

Emergency Closure Notifications

Winter weather is upon us! Here is what you need to know about how UUCSS staff and lead volunteers will get the word out in case of an emergency closure: If the Montgomery County Schools are closed, UUCSS is closed.  The minister has the final say about closing the campus for inclement weather, particularly on…

January 2020 Volunteer of the Month: John Henderson

John Henderson grew up UU in Des Moines, Iowa, and then later in the Princeton, New Jersey, UU church. Like many college students, he wandered off from UUism through college and law school. When he and Patti Poss moved to the DC area, they briefly attended All Souls but quickly found UUCSS to be a comfortable fit. The things that drew and…

Christmas Eve Services

All are welcome to join Christmas Eve worship services on December 24. The Family Service meets at 6:00pm and features a pageant. This year, we’re celebrating “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” a story about simple joys and bringing meaning to this holiday. ASL interpretation will be available at the 6:00pm service. In between the services, there…

November Update from the Ministerial Search Committee

Your 2019-2020 Search Committee brings you these updates on where we are and what’s ahead: Congregational Record  Right now, one of the primary focuses of the Search Committee is the Congregational Record.  The Congregational Record is a compilation of facts and narratives covering our church history, membership and attendance, congregational demographics and beliefs, governance structure and programs, finances, paid staff, and the…