Welcome to . . .

Channing Memorial Church Unitarian Universalist, where the focus is on the question, not the answer.  If you are searching for a religious community to which you can bring your whole self, and are open to being challenged spiritually, this congregation may be for you!


Here you will join with others whose spiritual journeys call them to:

  • derive a spiritual center from Jewish and Christian roots as well as personal experience and reason;
  • draw on myths and traditions of other cultures and religions;
  • gather for fellowship, prayer, music, silence and a sermon during Sunday morning worship;
  • explore the meaning of the “big questions” in a complex world, such as the reconciliation of religion and science, the nature of humanity and the existence of God;
  • nurture companionship on your spiritual journey with adult conversation groups;
  • provide a stimulating religious education program for children; and
  • motivate beliefs and compassion into action to build a better world.


Sunday Worship and Fellowship at 10 A.M.


Welcome newcomers! To read more about our worship service, click here.

Child care for infants and religious education for children and youth is provided during worship services.


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Channing Memorial Church is a Welcoming Congregation. We welcome

everyone seeking a spiritual home regardless of religion, race, gender

or sexual orientation.



Our mission is to

invite seekers into spiritual community,
connect souls in mystery and wonder, and
ignite compassion into action.



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Channing Memorial Church

3230 Bethany Lane
Suites 3 & 4
Ellicott City, MD  21042
(410) 203-0474

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  • Sunday Service on August 3

    Theme: Spiritual Journeys

    Title: A Place is Just a Place

    By: David Fu

  • Continue your journey about myths...Bill Moyers talks with George Lucas.  Hope to see you on Monday, August 4, from 7 - 9 P.M.

  • Men's Discussion Group

    More stimulating discussions with the men on Thursday, August 7, from 11 A.M. - 1 P.M.  Bring a subject to discuss or just express an idea on a topic about which you've been thinking.