The Congregational Church of Middlebury, UCC

  We are an Open and Affirming Congregation of the United Church of Christ.

  No matter who you are or where you are on life's journey, you are welcome here. 

We are a congregation of about 400 active members. Founded in 1790, the church first gathered to worship in our sanctuary in 1809. OUR DOORS ARE OPEN TO ALL. We are a community of peace, love and justice. We don't claim to have all the answers, but we ask questions together. We believe God's love is big enough for everyone.

All are welcome here

Worship: Our worship services are currently in-person and live-streamed online (Facebook and Youtube) at 10:00 a.m. Eastern each Sunday. The wearing of masks is strongly encouraged.

What We Believe: Our congregation is a part of the United Church of Christ. You can learn more about our denomination and read our church's covenant here

Children: Children are always welcome in worship and in Church School. Starting September 12, nursery care will be available from 9:45 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

Parking and Accessibility: The Seymour Street parking lot and north entrance to Fellowship Hall have designated accessible spaces and ramps.The North Pleasant Street (Route 7) entrance also has accessible spaces and ramps. Learn more.

happening in our church...

  • Are you interested in becoming a member?

    If you are thinking about joining our church, you may have some questions. There will be an informational meeting on Zoom on October 26th at 7:00 p.m.

  • Clothing for Kids Drive

    Our church is collecting children's NEW socks and underwear for HOPE's Holiday Shop.

    more information

  • 2021 Holiday Bazaar

    Saturday, November 6

    Annual Holiday Bazaar in Middlebury.  Saturday, Nov. 6, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Congregational Church of Middlebury UCC, 30 North Pleasant Street. This year's bazaar will feature a wide variety of gift and personal items: Hand crafts; fashion and fine jewelry, ties and scarfs; theme gift baskets; rooms full of books, toys, puzzles and games. A Garden Table will offer a wide variety of indoor and outdoor plants and other garden-related items. Also choose from a delicious variety of homemade foods for take-out: Soups, pies, cookies, cakes, breads, candies, jams, and more! Masks are required for all.

     holiday bazaar

  • Fall Bible Study: Philippians

    The text:          Philippians


    The dates:        Tuesdays in October (5th, 12th, 19th, 26th)


    The time:         Noon to 1:00 p.m.

    Zoom link

  • Reopening Update

    September 17, 2021

    A letter from the Senior Pastor, Church Council and the Reopening Task Force

  • What kind of church do we want to be?

    We're looking for your input! As we return to in-person church on July 25, we have the unique opportunity to collectively discern what kind of "church" we want to be going forward. We invite you to answer any and all of the following questions, which we will refer back to once we're back in the church building.

    Fill out the survey!

  • Reading for Racial Justice Project

    Dr. Tara Affolter, is offering a summer reading opportunity for us all to keep learning about racism in America and to keep interrogating our own internalized racist ideologies. 

    Read More

We are a hybrid church!

Join us in-person at 2 Main Street in Middlebury or online! 

Each Sunday morning at 10:00 a.m. ET, you can find our services live-streamed on our Facebook page or YouTube channel.  

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