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

Summer Worship, one service at 10:00am through Sunday, September 18th.

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

Office Closed July 4


The South Church office will be closed on Tuesday, July 4 in observation of Independence Day.


Star Island Summer Retreat

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Make time for deepening and connecting on beautiful Star Island during the annual South Church Star Island Retreat. Click HERE for more information and to register.  



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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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South Church singing group

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.