Worship is central to the life of every Christian. It is when we come together as the family of God to recognize each other and our God, to listen for God's word to us and then walk out again into the world to continue our worship in the service of loving God with our lives.
Here at Silver Spring, we offer three worship services every Sunday morning. There is a Traditional service held at both 8:00 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. in the Meeting House. This is a more formal service with familar hymns and choral anthems, a traditional sermon, and responsive liturgy. A distinctly different service called The Gathering at Silver Spring is held at 9:00 a.m. in the Gym. This is a more informal service with contemporary music, a more discussion style sermon, and a participation-based response time.
Here is a summary of our Sunday morning schedule:
8:00 - 8:50 a.m. Traditional Service
9:00 - 9:50 a.m. The Gathering at Silver Spring
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Youth and Adult Christian Education
9:45 - 10:15 a.m. Children's Choir
11:15 - 12:15 p.m. Second Traditional Service
In all services, the reading and hearing of God's Word is central to our worship. Everything that we do–music, prayers, the sermons–are offered so that we can open our ears and our hearts to what God is saying to us.
Music is very important to us, and our choirs and musicians work diligently to assist in leading us through songs and hymns so that the focus remains on praising God. In addition, special music is presented throughout the year.