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

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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

Shared Collection Vote

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Please stop by the Social Justice Associates table at coffee hour after worship service on February 14th or 21st to place your votes for your favorite organization for the Shared Plate Collection this coming year. Read More

Associates Programs

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Recruitment season is underway for Associates Programs 2016 - 2018. 
Applications for two-year appointments to Pastoral, Worship, Fellowship, and Social Justice Associates are available nowRead 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.