First Baptist Church of Silver Spring


Metro, October 17-19 Red Line Station Closures: Buses will replace Red Line trains between Rhode Island Ave and Silver Spring stations beginning at 12:01 a.m. Shuttle buses will operate on two routes: Express stop buses will operate between Rhode Island Ave and Silver Spring (add up to 25 minutes of additional travel time) and local buses will operate between Rhode Island Ave and Silver Spring, making intermediate stops at Brookland, Fort Totten and Takoma (allow 15 minutes of travel time for each station stop). Saturday through closing Sunday, Brookland, Fort Totten (Red Line platform) and Takoma will be closed.

The DC BAPTIST CONVENTION ANNUAL GATHERING will be Monday, October 27 – Tuesday, October 28, 2014
at Clifton Park Baptist Church, 8818 Piney Branch Road, Silver Spring, MD 20903. Please see the TieLine or for details.

Church Events

Sunday, October 19, 10:00 am, Quarterly Business Meeting [previous minutes here and here]

Saturday, October 25, 5:00-8:00 pm, FBCSS Children's Harvest Party at Montgomery Hills Baptist

Saturday, November 22, special bell rehearsal

Weekly Activities

Check the calendar and TieLine for updates on weekly activities.

Small Group Adult Bible Study

(Using Smith and Helwys Formations literature: list of lesson by date)

Mondays, 7:00 pm 10755 McGregor Dr., Columbia

Wednesdays, 7:00 pm 11303 Amherst Ave, #4, Silver Spring

Wednesdays, 7:20 pm, Google Hangout

Fridays, 1:30 p.m. at Montgomery Hills Baptist Church

Young Adults

Every other Monday, 6:30 pm at 10707 Amherst Avenue (check the TieLine).

Weekly Worship

Sunday at Takoma Park Community Center

10:00-11:00 am Adult Bible Study
11:00-12:10 Worship Service
11:30-12:30 Children's Bible Study

Music Rehearsal

Handbells, Thursdays 6:00 at Montgomery Hills Baptist
Choir, Thursdays 7:00 pm at Montgomery Hills Baptist

To get free updates about events going on at FBCSS, send a blank email to and join our mailing list. Details on special events can be obtained by calling the church office at (301) 754-1100.