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Upcoming Events
SEP

21

THU
Catherine J. Eaton, LCPC, NCC
1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Youth Room Reserved for Pastoral Counseling
Cjeaton@loyola.edu 240-401-8686
Community Office Hours with Pastor Holly
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Starbuck's Kingsview Shopping Center across from church
SEP

22

FRI
Girl Scout Troop #4688
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Gathering Room Reserved
SEP

23

SAT
SDA
8:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Sanctuary, Narthex, Nursery, Gathering Room, Reserved Each Saturday for The Seventh Day Adventist Church of Germantown (Spanish Church).
SEP

24

SUN
Havruta: Adult Bible Study
9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Meets in the Narthex each Sunday of Worship. A discussion that centers around the scripture reading following the lectionary for UCC.
Sunday Service
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Social Action Committee Meeting
11:15 AM to 12:15 PM
Pulp Pilgrims Book Group
11:30 AM
Youth Room Reserved - Book: The Shack
Confirmation Class
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
PFLAG
2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
AA
7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
A Community Group that serves the needs of those experiencing Alcohol related issues and concerns. This group uses the Gathering Room only.
SEP

26

TUE
Music Time for Tots
9:45 AM to 11:00 AM
Gathering Room
Lord's Table at St. Martins
1:00 PM to 4:30 PM
May thru September each year
SDA Bible Study
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Gathering Room Reserved for SDA
SEP

27

WED
Pastoral Counseling with Catherine Eaton
1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Youth Room Reserved for Pastoral Counseling
Cjeaton@loyola.edu 240-401-8686
Evening Hours with Pastor Holly
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
At Panera Bread on Century Blvd (near the Germantown Regal Movie Theater); held the 4th Wednesday evening each month. Join Holly for dinner or dessert/coffee.
SEP

28

THU
Catherine J. Eaton, LCPC, NCC
1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Youth Room Reserved for Pastoral Counseling
Cjeaton@loyola.edu 240-401-8686
Community Office Hours with Pastor Holly
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Starbuck's Kingsview Shopping Center across from church
Girl Scouts Troop #2203
6:00 PM to 8:15 PM
SEP

30

SAT
SDA
8:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Sanctuary, Narthex, Nursery, Gathering Room, Reserved Each Saturday for The Seventh Day Adventist Church of Germantown (Spanish Church).
OCT

01

SUN
World Communion Sunday
Neighbors in Need Offering
Havruta: Adult Bible Study
9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Meets in the Narthex each Sunday of Worship. A discussion that centers around the scripture reading following the lectionary for UCC.
Sunday Service
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
AA
7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
A Community Group that serves the needs of those experiencing Alcohol related issues and concerns. This group uses the Gathering Room only.
OCT

02

MON
Deacon's Meeting
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
This committee helps facilitate the worship service for our church. If you wish to know more about our church, please ask a deacon for details.
SDA Monthly Admin. Meeting
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Gathering Room Reserved for SDA
OCT

03

TUE
Music Time for Tots
9:45 AM to 11:00 AM
Gathering Room
SDA Bible Study
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Gathering Room Reserved for SDA
OCT

04

WED
Pastoral Counseling with Catherine Eaton
1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Youth Room Reserved for Pastoral Counseling
Cjeaton@loyola.edu 240-401-8686
OCT

05

THU
Catherine J. Eaton, LCPC, NCC
1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Youth Room Reserved for Pastoral Counseling
Cjeaton@loyola.edu 240-401-8686
Community Office Hours with Pastor Holly
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Starbuck's Kingsview Shopping Center across from church
Chesapeake Chapter Physicians for Social Resp.
5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
and Sierra Club - Climate Change and Your Home and Yard; Gathering Room Reserved: Event 6-8pm
Chancel Choir Practice
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
OCT

06

FRI
SDA
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Sanctuary reserved for Revival service
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  • Welcome to UCC Seneca Valley!!
  • We are a part of the United Church of Christ
  • We believe that eating together and feeding others are holy endeavors
  • We believe laughter and joy are gifts from God
  • We believe worship should be inclusive and intergenerational
  • We believe in praying for each other and the world
  • We value preaching that is relevant, challenging, and meaningful
  • We love to make music together
  • We believe in using art to explore and express our faith
  • We love to explore hands-on ways of approaching faith and spirituality
  • We value children and youth and the gifts they bring to our community
  • We are an Open and Affirming church welcoming the LGBTQIA community
  • Solar Panels power our church and are part of our environmental witness
  • You are welcome to feast at our table and make it your own!
  • Use the Labrynth on our grounds to meditate and pray
  • Walking in the DC Pride Parade
  • Keeping our community, and God's creation, clean with Adopt-A-Road
  • Immigrants and Refugees are welcome here!
  • Join Pastor Holly for Community Office Hours at Starbucks on Thursdays
  • Learn how to lower your carbon footprint in a workshop on October 5th

Welcome to UCCSV
Welcome at the United Church of Christ of Seneca Valley is more than a greeting - welcome is what we do.

As we watch children come forward for the Children’s Time in Sunday worship, our eyes also catch the expectant faces of several of our octogenarians; we're not sure whose smiles are larger. Our welcome includes all ages.

As we hear scripture read in accents telling us that English is not the reader’s first language, serve dinner in the on-going ecumenical ministry known as “The Lord’s Table,” consider questions challenging previously-held assumptions, or listen to panel members discussing Marriage Equality, we are reminded how richly blessed we are by such diversity. Our welcome includes a growing spectrum of the human family.

UCCSV's mission is to provide a welcoming and inclusive spiritual home for those seeking God's presence, preparing us to serve others in Jesus' name. We are an environmentally conscious congregation, engaging with the Spirit through art and music, sharing our resources and working for justice in our community and around the world.

Whether you are navigating the United Church of Christ of Seneca Valley’s website for the first time, or are returning for information concerning worship or some other aspect of our congregation’s ministry, we welcome you. No matter who you are or where you are on your spiritual journey you are welcome here!

 

 

                          An Open and Affirming Congregation

 

 

Contact Information  
United Church of Christ Seneca Valley
13421 Clopper Rd.
Germantown, Maryland 20874
Phone (301) 540-3449
Announcements
Worship on Sundays

Please join us for Worship at 10am every Sunday. ALL are welcome.

Regular Schedule  
Office Hours
  • Wednesday-Friday, 8 AM to 4 PM
Sunday
  • Havruta: Adult Bible Study
    – 9:00 AM to 9:50 AM
  • Sunday Service and Sunday School
    – 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Thursday
  • Pastor's Community Office Hours at Starbucks Kingsview Village
    – 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
  • Choir Practice
    – 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
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