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Women's Retreat 

Mar 20-22, 2020

Time to register for our annual Women's Retreat at Rising Phoenix.

NOTE:  We are almost full so check with Ann Seltz before registering.


Rideshares are available. For more information or and to register, click here.  For more information contact or

Next Tuesday Morning Meditation, February 18

The next Tuesday Morning Silent Meditation will be February 18th at 11am in the NOISY room downstairs. There is an accessible entrance to the NOISY room from the back parking lot.  Please bring your lunch for after meditation.  For more information, contact Carlotta Watkins at

Mind, Body, Spirit

Meditation Group

Monday, February 24, 1pm

Please note the time and that dates are subject to change due to weather! We will meet on Monday afternoons from 1:00 to

2:30pm (new time!) in the Sanctuary. This group promotes better health and spiritual deepening and explores the latest science and writings concerning the benefits of meditation. All are invited to attend and casual, comfortable clothing is recommended. A sleeping bag or yoga mat is used by some but not necessary.   


Sundays, 10:45 am


Sunday, February 16th

6th Sunday after Epiphany


Worship/Sunday School

"A Journey of Service"

Rev. Scott Winnette

Matthew 25: 31-46

Music by

Guest Music Director
Kathleen Meredith and the
Sanctuary Choir


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Lent and Holy Week at RUC

A Lenten Pause


Join us for an hour of music, silent meditation, simple communion and conversation regarding a brief message the following the United Church Of Christ Lenten Devotion Book.  Wednesdays of Lent from 12:00 – 1:00 (March 4, 11, 18, 25, April 1) .  Bring a brown bag lunch and stay for fellowship following.    “Climate crises caused by global warming. Strident polarization in communities. Gaping income disparities between the richest of us and the rest of us. The rampage of racism and militarism.  The existential and everyday threats we face are daunting. With faithful people across the ages, we cry out to God for deliverance ... not only pleading for God to act, but seeking the courage to let God act through us.”  Let Pastor Scott know you want a copy of the devotional and if you are willing to lead one of the Wednesday conversations.

Small Groups at RUC!

RUC is embarking on a new initiative within Church Life to support and create a small groups ministry. We already have wonderful small groups, Men’s Breakfast, Hope and Humor, Grace Notes to name just a few. We want to build on this strong foundation and add some new opportunities so STAY TUNED FOR DETAILS.


You’re invited to a new Lenten practice (February 26 to March 11). Don’t give up chocolate, or binge watching your favorite shows... JOIN A SMALL GROUP!  Deepen your connections, explore something new, broaden your horizons.


Think about new small groups:


  • Wednesdays at noon

  • Sundays after worship sermon talkbacks
    (childcare provided)

  • Wednesday evenings (childcare provided)



Need a prayer or some help ?

Let us know how we can help--with a prayer, some help or someone to listen.

What We Believe About the Language We Use

In May, our Council passed RUC’s first “Policy and Covenant on Expansive and Inclusive Language.”

Read it HERE; to learn more, please contact Phyllis Windle at or 301-345-8516.


Find us: 

355 Linthicum Street, Rockville, MD 20851

Call us:

(301) 424-6733