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 Services

Revs. Chris and Lauren

Fall/Winter/Spring Worship Services at 9:00am & 11:00am, beginning Sunday, September 18th.
Summer Worship, one service at 10:00am through Sunday, September 11th.

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

LGBTQ Potluck Supper 

UU Welcoming

South Church is renewing our "Welcoming Congregation" status with the UUA, and increasing our visibility in the community! Please join us on Saturday, December 3rd for a forum discussion and potluck! Read more




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Let music and words, quiet and candle lighting refresh your soul in the midst of a busy week. Vespers is a lay-led service on Thursday evenings from 6-6:30pm, October through April in the sanctuary at South Church. 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.