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Buy a Yard Sign for Inclusion

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Show your support for inclusion by purchasing a yard sign that declares: Each sign is $20; extra proceeds will go to Justice for Our Neighbors. Buy online or from the church office during business hours.  For information contact Laurie Swain at 301-587-1215.  

Fall Messenger Newsletter is Here!

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The Fall edition of the Messenger newsletter is here. Download it now! Included in this edition is: Perspectives on Racial Justice and Racial Reconciliation: Finding Common Ground, by Norman Brown Exciting changes coming to Arleeta’s Pantry this October, by Lisa Middleton Reconciling Ministries updates, by Rev. Michele Johns Strengthening Relationships to God through VBS, by Julia Park, VBS […]

Summer Messenger is Here!

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The Summer edition of our Messenger newsletter is here! Included in this issue: Buildings Make a Difference: How investments in facilities are furthering our mission to feed all people–body, mind, and soul–so no one goes hungry. Saying Goodbye, by Rev. Joey Heath, Associate Pastor Take Nothing for Granted: My Service in Haiti, by Nora Meeks Imagine No […]

Volunteers in Mission: Haiti 2016

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From March 28-April 3, 15 youth and adults from Silver Spring UMC will travel to Merger, Haiti to work in partnership with the Institute of Grace primary school, clinic and pastor’s training school. On Sunday, March 13th, we will collect a special offering at both worship services to help pay for the projects that the […]

Holy Week Services & Activities

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Community Easter Crafts & Egg Hunt, Saturday March 19 10-11:30 AM in the Fellowship Hall. Crafts and fun for all ages, with an Easter egg hunt in the Woodside Park. Palm Sunday Worship – March 20 “Beginnings” Services at 8:00 AM and 9:30 AM in the Chapel. Traditional Worship at 11:00 AM in the Sanctuary. […]

Winter Messenger is Here!

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Download the 2015 Winter Messenger When God Comes Near: New Beginning By Rev. Joey Heath Advent is the season of preparation for the reality of God in our midst, God who came near to us, Christ born divine and yet one of us. In this season, we begin anew the journey to Bethlehem and to […]

English Circle Builds Church Community

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Food and fellowship are big at United Methodist churches. Our congregation took this hospitality a step further. Members reached out to clients of the church food pantries to ask what other ways they could enhance life in their community. When neighbors asked for more help learning languages, a popular social group called the English Conversation Circle was formed. Video […]

Our Children’s Prayers on United Methodist TV

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Want a lesson in honesty and openness, and spirituality? Hang around a young child. Children can be so much more natural in their approach to God in prayer. In this video, United Methodist kids from our church share their deepest concerns and personal prayer requests. Rev. Tanya Eustace of The United Methodist Church’s Discipleship Ministries […]

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

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Mental health issues are often misunderstood; individuals and families who experience minor to severe mental health illness often feel shame and experience stigma as a result. Mental health can be impacted by a specific event, such as a specific trauma to the body, mind, or spirit, that is short or long in duration. Mental health […]

Spring Messenger Newsletter is Here!

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The Spring edition of our newsletter is here, including articles on the following topics: Church Moves Forward with Plan for Two Campuses, by Rachel Cornwell New SSUMC Ministry of Marriage Policy, by Joey Heath Why Should We Participate in Bible Study? by Chai Sellers Recap of our Christian Education work, including the successful Christmas Play Our Annual […]