• Welcome to UCC Seneca Valley, a small church with big IDEAS
  • Include All: As an Open and Affirming Church we welcome everyone as beloved children of God
  • Deepen Connection: We belong to God and to each other
  • Express Yourself: Use your creative voice to make a difference
  • Advocate for Justice: We work together on issues from racial justice to climate change to immigration justice and voting rights
  • Serve Community: We care for the community around us with donations and direct service


No matter who you are or where you are on life's journey, you are welcome at
the United Church of Christ of Seneca Valley.

We are an open and affirming, progressive and inclusive spiritual community centered in the belief that we are all beloved children of God. You are invited to come as God made you, believing as you do, to a church with big IDEAS. We Include all, Deepen connections between God and people, encourage you to creatively Express yourself, and work to Advocate for justice and Serve our community. You belong here. Come see what's possible!

We have returned to worship in our sanctuary at 10am on Sunday mornings, with safety measures, but you can still also join us online on Zoom.  Read more about our COVID-19 Response by clicking HERE. To see recordings of our previous worship services please click HERE.

If you would like to be put on our mailing list to receive information about worship or our church please click HERE to fill out our information form. We look forward to hearing from you.



This Sunday at UCCSV - 2/5/23

We continue our worship series about God's News Year's Resolutions by focusing on how God resolves to bless us. We imagine God's blessing as meaning only good things happen to us. We are blessed because we have enough, get enough, and are promised more. But the beatitudes promise blessings on those who are struggling with life like those who mourn, the meek, the poor. What does the promise of God's blessing actually mean to us and should we celebrate it? Let's wrestle with these questions in worship, either in person or online, at 10am this Sunday.
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New Worship Series: God's New Year Resolutions

Our worship series in January through the middle of February is entitled "God's New Year Resolutions". This might be a bit of a misnomer because these are not things God just decided to start doing. In many ways they are what God has always promised to do for and on behalf of, humanity. But the question is in this new year what will we do in response to God's actions. In this time of fractured lives, rebuilding communities after the pandemic, and trying to understand life in this new normal, what is God promising to us and what will we do with those promises, those resolutions, to make 2023 a year of healing and moving forward? Join us for worship at 10am on Sundays for the next few weeks as we wrestle with these questions. 

Contact Information

United Church of Christ Seneca Valley

  • 13421 Clopper Rd.
    Germantown, Maryland 20874
    Mailing Address
    P.O. Box 803
    Germantown, Maryland 20875
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Regular Schedule

Office Hours

  • Monday 12:30-5:30pm

    Wednesday 10:30am-5:30pm


  • Havruta - Adult Bible Study and Discussion
    – 9:00 AM
  • Sunday Morning Worship
    – 10:00 AM


  • Pastor's Drop In Office Hours
    – 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Upcoming Events


9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Adult Bible Study
Contact: Russ Shelley
Sunday Morning Worship
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
In person in our sanctuary or online on Zoom (Masks required for in person)
UCCSV Orientation - New Members Series
11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
For those interested in learning more about UCCSV and/or becoming members of our community.
For Session Two, we will focus more on UCC Seneca Valley specifically and talk about what it means to become a member at our church, if you are interested in that. You will find our orientation videos here: https://uccsenecavalley.org/orientation_videos. Please note that anyone interested can join us for these sessions!
Alcoholics Anonymous
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Germantown Chapter of AA uses our Gathering Room for a safe place to meet and support fellow travelers on the journey to sobriety.


Deacons' Meeting
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM


Seventh Day Adventist
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM


Choir Rehearsal
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM


Newcomers Group
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM


Seventh Day Adventist
10:00 AM to 8:30 PM
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