Leadership Posts

Monthly postings from church leaders

Storm Closure January 13

Due to the winter storm affecting the region, worship, rentals, and all other programs and activities at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Silver Spring will be cancelled on Sunday, January 13, 2019. No staff will be on-site. Walkways and exterior stairways will not be cleared. The office would normally re-open on Monday afternoon; however, given…

Pastoral Letter, October 31, 2018

Dear Ones, On Sunday (10/28), we came together in worship, carrying various kinds of grief from personal, national, and international news. When the worship service ended, we still had those griefs, but we also had the strength of being part of something larger than ourselves. Realizing that the news keeps on coming, while the memory…

Adult RE: Lunch and Learn Starts 10/7/2018!

This year we are offering classes in the theme of World Religions to match our children and youth’s exploration of the same topic. We start in the fall with in depth classes on three of the world’s major religions and continue in January with a comparative religions approach. These classes will be in the Chapel and led by Catherine Boyle, DRE. Please…

Take Chances! Make Mistakes! Get Messy!

In our first worship service together, I lifted up the role model of Ms. Frizzle from the children’s book and television series “The Magic School Bus.” Ms. Frizzle encourages her students to learn about science through direct experience. Ms. Frizzle’s motto, “Take chances! Make Mistakes! Get Messy!” is also good advice for a congregation during…