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.

Sunday Service Rescheduled


Due to the forecasted weather on Sunday, January 20, we will be rescheduling our service to Saturday evening, January 19 at 5pm, followed by a special send off for Revs. Chris and Lauren,

NAACP Hosted MLK Day Breakfast

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Join the Seacoast NAACP on Monday, January 21, 2019 as they honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Click HERE for more information. 

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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.