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



We have two services at 9am and 11am during the church year. 

Our church is located in downtown Portsmouth at 292 State Street, and our church offices are located at 73 Court Street in Portsmouth.

Our offices are open Tuesday through Friday from 9am-2pm.

2nd Annual Winter Retreat

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Registration is now open for the 2nd annual Winter Retreat at Ferry Beach in Saco, Maine. Feb 8-10, 2019. Click HERE for more information!

Fall Concert Series


Want to see and hear some great live music! Click HERE to find out more about our concert series, the artists that will play, and how to get your tickets!

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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.