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

Fall Weekend Retreat

Fall Retreat

Come share a weekend of re-creation and rejuvenation with your friends from South Church. This year we return to Geneva Point Retreat Center on beautiful Lake Winnipesaukee. Learn more

Capital Campaign Vote

Capital Campaign

We will be having a special congregational meeting this Sunday in between services at 10:00 in the Sanctuary. This meeting will be an opportunity to hear a report from our capital campaign consultant, questions and answers and then a member vote as to whether or not to go forward with the campaign. 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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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.