Adult Sunday School Class
This class is an ongoing class that meets in the library, 9-9:45am during the summer and 9:45-10:45am during the school year. Starting in March 2018, they began studying Proverbs. Contact Neil Hindman ([email protected]) with any questions, or just drop in sometime!
Monday Night Study Group
A Week of Wednesdays: Easter Season
This group meets on Wednesday mornings from 7-8am in the Blue room, from April 4-May 16. Easter is a season, not just a day, and this Easter Season, you’re invited to live the resurrection through gathering to read the word, talk, pray, and eat a little breakfast in the company of others traveling on in new or renewed – and always renewing – practice of Bible study. Each Wednesday, in anticipation of the coming Sunday, we’ll read the New Testament texts associated with the Easter season. For more information contact Rev. Katherine at [email protected]
Racial Reconciliation Workshops
We will be hosting Racial Reconciliation Workshops on the third Sundays after the 11am service, starting in September. This group will be using the text “Roadmap to Reconciliation” by Rev. Brenda Salter McNeil to reflect theologically about reconciliation and how people can use the tools of our faith tradition to help heal broken relationships and systems. Contact Jen Kidwell at [email protected], Juli Taylor at [email protected] or Gladys Baxley at [email protected].
This group will meet on the second Sunday of the month after the 11am worship service to discuss important issues relevant to how to support our LGBTQIA+ siblings in Christ and how to be good allies. Contact Rev. Michele Johns [email protected] or Jacey Johnson at [email protected]
Women’s Bible Study
Mid-week Parenting Group
Calling parents of young children! Bring your kids and enjoy some informal conversation time with grownups while the kiddos hang out in the nursery. It doesn’t matter if you’re home with them for a day, a season, or forever! This is a great time to meet other parents at the church, to share tips, and recharge your care-taking batteries. This group meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month from 9:30-11am. Contact Jen Kidwell at [email protected] for more information.
This group meets from 6:30-8pm on Wednesdays starting October 18th. Join our seminary intern on this 24 week journey through the Bible. It’s not as daunting as you think! The class includes short daily readings from scripture and is a great opportunity to dig more deeply into the Bible and develop relationships with other group members. This group meets from 6:30-8pm on Wednesdays. For more information, contact Jacey Pickens-Jones, [email protected].
TED and Theology – Online Class
New and Renewing Members Class
Silver Spring United Methodist Women
UMW is a community of Methodist women whose purpose is to know God and to experience freedom as whole persons through Jesus Christ. UMW meets from time to time for programs featuring engaging speakers, and members often assist in running the Thrift Shop ministries on Thursdays.
Please contact Katie Whitley (301) 587-6339 for more information.
SSUMC 101 series
These classes are scheduled from time to time to focus on introductory topics. Classes will be great refreshers for veteran church members as well! Stay tuned for classes about Methodism, the Bible, and Discipleship!
Silver Spring UMC’s Men’s Group
Come, meet, and fellowship with other SSUMC men of different age groups and life experiences. Join us as we think through contemporary topics, read books of shared interest, and consider what it means to be thoughtful Christian men. Stay tuned for other volunteer and fellowship events throughout the year, such a church work days or outside gatherings.