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 on September 10, they will be exploring the story of King David and it’s significance for modern Christians. Contact Neil Hindman ([email protected]) with any questions, or just drop in sometime!
Monday Night Study Group
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 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]g.
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] or Marie Matthews 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 Johnson, [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 or Margaret Madert (301-588-4858) for more information.
This group will meet from 7-8pm on Thursdays November 2-16. This is the first in our SSUMC 101 series, and this class is designed to be introductory and is appropriate for new United Methodists or long-term members looking for a refresher. This class will cover some of the whos, whats, whys, whens, and hows of our denomination. Rev. Angela will lead and you can contact her for more information [email protected] .
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. Right now, we’re reading Disunity in Christ, by Christena Cleveland. Stay tuned for other volunteer and fellowship events throughout the year, such a church work days or outside gatherings.