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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…

January 2019 Volunteer of the Month – Susannah Numa

Susannah Numa is the Volunteer of the Month for January.  Susannah was raised Unitarian Universalist.  When she came to UUCSS in the fall of 2010 and experienced a few services with Rev. Liz Maclay and Rev. Ellen Jennings, it felt right, open, and comfortable.  The music program was enticing, and she appreciated the diversity of services and worship styles.  Susannah began by volunteering for nursery and…

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…

This Week’s Announcements 1/4/18

THIS WEEK At the Unitarian Universalist Church of Silver Spring January 4, 2018 Worship Services This Sunday’s Service THIS Sunday, January 7, 2018, Guest Speaker Gita Zember joins Rev. Evan Keely to lead a session of Kirtan in a service entitled: “Hari Om!” UUCSS will be alive with devotional chanting! Please Join Us! Worship Services Time…

This Week’s Announcements 12/20/17

THIS WEEK At the Unitarian Universalist Church of Silver Spring December 20, 2017 Worship Services Two Christmas Eve Services Christmas Eve, December 24th, falls on Sunday this year, so we’ll have our first service at 10:30am, when we’ll have our Annual Childrens’ Pageant and hear our multi-generational choir perform. We will have a second evening…

Send thanks to Montgomery County Council!

The Green Sanctuary Committee requests that you send thanks to Montgomery County Council! They passed a resolution in support of proposed Renewable Portfolio Standard bill requiring electricity suppliers (all utilities and competitive retail suppliers) in the state to procure a 50% of their electric retail sales by eligible renewable energy sources by 2030. Councilmember Roger…

Voice Opposition to Potomac Pipeline on December 19!

The Green Sanctuary Committee invites you to the Oppose Potomac Pipeline! hearing and rally that is going to be held on December 19 in Hancock, Maryland. What: Public Hearing on the Waterways Permit for the Potomac Pipeline When: Tuesday, December 19th, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Where: Hancock Middle/High School, 289 West Main Street, Hancock MD 21750…

Fracking Now Banned in Maryland! Why We Should Still Be Concerned

  by Bruce McConachie, Green Sanctuary Committee I put together the statement below about fracking as a part of our campaign to ban fracking in Maryland. The UUCSS Green Sanctuary Committee adopted this statement at its February 7, 2017 meeting. Partly as a result of our work, the State legislature passed, and Governor Hogan signed into…