• Welcome to UCC Seneca Valley!
  • We are a part of the United Church of Christ.
  • We are an Open and Affirming church welcoming the LGBTQ+ community.
  • We seek to follow Jesus and continue his life transforming ministry.
  • 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.
  • Our faith teaches us how to live.
  • We seek to serve our community.
  • We advocate for justice and peace.
  • We use art to explore and express our faith.
  • We love to make music together.
  • We explore hands-on ways of approaching faith and spirituality.
  • We value preaching that is relevant, challenging, and meaningful.
  • We value children and youth and the gifts they bring to our community.
  • Immigrants and Refugees are welcome here.
  • You are welcome to feast at our table and make it your own!


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 Express yourself, and work to Advocate for justice and Serve our community. You belong here. Come see what's possible!


Contact Information

United Church of Christ Seneca Valley

13421 Clopper Rd.
Germantown, Maryland 20874
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 803
Germantown, Maryland 20875
Phone (301) 540-3449

Regular Schedule

Office Hours

  • Please Call for Office Hours during the Maryland Stay at Home Order.


  • Havruta: Adult Bible Study on Zoom
    – 9:00 AM to 9:40 AM
  • Zoom Online Worship
    – 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM


  • Worship on Sundays

    In-person regular Sunday morning worship is presently suspended due to the Coronavirus Pandemic. However, our church is still open because WE are the chuch. Each Sunday we still participate in LIVE, interactive worship on Zoom at 10am and you are welcome to join us. The details on how to join in each Sunday's virtual worship can be found below (and are usually posted by Friday morning). 

    What is Zoom worship like? Watch a recording of past Zoom worships HERE.

    Want to know what to expect at a typical in-person Sunday morning worship? Click HERE.

    Looking for our core beliefs and values? Click HERE.


  • Leave Us Your Information!

    If you would like to be on our Zoom worship mailing list or leave us your contact information please click HERE.

  • This Sunday at UCCSV - 11/22/20

    It's Consecration Sunday and we're celebrating what it means to be a community of faith grounded in joy. This Thanksgiving week we're considering how gratitude can feed our joy and help balance our lives and what giving has to do with that. We're looking to the year to come and imagining all the ways in which we could live out the call to be a church that joyfully shares the good news of God's love. That task is made more complicated by the struggles from this past year. For many of us Thanksgiving will look much different than it usually does. Are there ways we can still be together for joy with God, our family and friends, and our church? What is God calling us to do and be and give right now?

    As always bring a candle with you as you sit down to worship. The Zoom room opens at 9:30 and worship starts at 10am.
    Join Zoom Meeting
    Meeting ID: 844 7075 7726
    Passcode: 20874

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    Meeting ID: 844 7075 7726
    Passcode: 20874
    Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kcm87sP9zS
    If you haven't sent in your pledge card and you want to fill out an online pledge card you can do so here: https://forms.gle/NPimdv3kKEd1fqgAA
    The bulletin for this week's worship can be found by clicking HERE.
  • Black Lives Matter

    As a church community we declare that "Black Lives Matter". We reject racism in all its forms. We work towards being the church in the world by promoting justice, standing with the oppressed, and loving our neighbor. While we have much work to do on ourselves in terms of our own biases, and in dismantling the structures of our society that uphold white supremacy, we know we are not alone in this work and God is equipping us and empowering us even now to continually do better.

    To understand more about why it's important to proclaim that black lives matter we invite you to read this article published by our denomination: https://www.ucc.org/justice_racism_black_lives_matter.

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