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 and youth conversation groups;
  • provide a stimulating religious education program for children; and
  • motivate beliefs and compassion into action to build a better world.


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Everyone is welcome at Channing Memorial Church.




Sunday Worship and Fellowship at 10 A.M.


Welcome newcomers! For 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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Where we are:


Channing Memorial Church

3220 Corporate Court
Suite C
Ellicott City, MD  21042
(410) 203-0474

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  • Join us on Sunday August 30


    Our service on August 30 begins at 10 A.M. The subject is Eric Walker Wikstrom's book Serving with Grace - how our beloved community can be a school for your soul.

  • Pathways

    A spiritual discussion will be held on Tuesday, September 1, at 6:30 - 8:30 P.M.  This session will feature the thoughts of Jack Kornfield, a bestselling American author and teacher in the American Theravada Buddhism movement.  No preparation or previous knowledge is necessary; your attendance at any session is welcome.

  • Channing Men's Group

    Please join the men on Thursday, September 3,  from 11 - 1 P.M. for more stimulating discussion.  Bring a friend for some fellowship.

  • It's coming OCTOBER 17 !!