Nurturing spiritual growth, celebrating the worth and dignity of all people, inspiring one another to act on our faith in the larger community.


Welcome! Please come and explore the rich spiritual and community life of South Church

Our Unitarian Universalist community offers an open search for spiritual fulfillment, meaning, and belonging. Thought-provoking worship, social justice, environmental activism, arts, music and a warm welcome are just some of what you’ll find at South Church. Come in and explore! - Revs. Lauren & Chris

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Sunday Service

Revs. Chris and Lauren

September to May, 9:00am & 11:00am
June to August, 10:00am

We're located in downtown Portsmouth at 292 State Street. Read more about getting here

Annual Shared Collection Vote

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Once a month, on the second Sunday of the month, our congregation shares the collection with an organization doing good work in the world or our local community. The congregation chooses the recipient organizations through a ballot process where adult members nominate. Read More

Capital Campaign

Capital Campaign

This is the moment - our faith ignites our generosity.

As we move forward into the Planning and Implementation phase of our Capital Campaign, we have a new 'P&I' committee! Stepping up are Read more

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Weddings and Rentals at South Church

Weddings at South Church

Are you looking for a unique and historic location for your upcoming wedding, meeting or live performance?  Located in beautiful downtown Portsmouth, South Church is one of the seacoast area’s premier rental facilities.

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Our Mission

At South Church, we nurture spiritual growth through worship, learning and community; we celebrate the worth and dignity of all people; and we inspire one another to act on our faith in the larger community.