By Car:

From the Beltway (I-495): Take Exit #29, University Boulevard (Route 193) -- eastbound. Turn right on East Franklin Avenue (1st traffic light). The Church of Christ building will be on your left.· · Alternatively, take Exit #30B, Colesville Road -- southbound. Turn left at the first traffic light onto Franklin Avenue (Rte. 516). Go through the first traffic light (cross street Flower Avenue) and the church of Christ building will be on your right.

From Washington, D.C.: Proceed north on 16th Street. At the D.C./Maryland line traffic light, veer right on Colesville Road (Route 29) -- northbound. Go through downtown Silver Spring. At the 8th traffic light, turn right on Franklin Avenue (Rte. 516). Go through the first traffic light (cross street Flower Avenue), and the church of Christ building will be on your right.

  • Parking: Free parking is available in the church parking lot. Additional on-street parking is available on residential side streets.

  • By Metro Rail:

By Metro Rail: Take the Red Line to the Silver Spring station, then either take a cab from the nearby cab stand for a short ride to the building (100 East Franklin Avenue) or call the church building in advance (301-585-8727) for someone to provide a pickup. (

  • By Ride-On Bus:

Route 14 from the Silver Spring Station or from Langley Park stops immediately in front of the church building during the weekdays.  For detailed Ride-On instructions call 301-217-7433 (or browse the Ride-On bus website).

Additional options for transportation on Sunday, they are:

  • Taking the Metro Bus which stops a couple of blocks away from the church building, please check with Metro for routes and time. (

  •  Taxi service from Silver Spring Metro Station to the church building (roughly 10 to 15 minute ride on Colesville road to Franklin Avenue)

  •  Call the church office at (301-585-8727) for availability for pickup from the Silver Spring Metro Station.


Announcements & Upcoming Events






Help fill Backpacks for the Homeless to enhance our regular support for The Shepherd’s Table, we hope to participate this season in their “backpack” program. The backpacks are given out to those in need who receive their meals and stay overnight during the winter months. Our first backpack is in the lobby for you to fill.


If you would like to participate, just place your items directly into the backpack. Whatever is collected will be taken to The Shepherd’s Table after New Year’s.


Items most needed are: backpacks, winter scarves, hats, gloves, hand warmers, protein bars, juices, blankets, long underwear, travel-sized toiletries, and any other items that could be used by either men or women. Your generosity to those in need is always appreciated.

Paula Martin


Silver Spring Church of Christ

Celebrates its 70th Anniversary Sunday, November 19, 2017 at the Bethesda Marriott and conference Center. Members desiring to volunteer their services should contact Elder Jackie Gill or Bro. Clint Wilson.

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