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 online (Facebook and Youtube) at 10:00 a.m. on Sundays. We also offer a Morning Prayer service at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesdays via Zoom. 

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. When we meet in person, nursery care is 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...

  • Reopening announcement!

    As Vermont continues to make remarkable progress toward fully reopening (Step 4 in the Vermont Forward Plan), this Reopening Task Force is finally ready to declare a church reopening date as well. On July 25, 2021 at 10:00 a.m., worship will be held in-person inside our sanctuary, 498 days after our church doors were closed in response to the pandemic. 


  • Children & Youth Sunday

    Sunday, June 13th is all about our children and youth!

    First, join us for 10:00 a.m. worship for Children and Youth Sunday! The service will be led by our children, youth, and graduating seniors. 

    Afterwards at 12:30 p.m., head over to the Franklin’s at 564 Cider Mill Road for "Faith and Fellowship" - live music, prayer sharing, and a bring-your-own picnic! We will be celebrating our children and youth with family-friendly yard games and fun. Bring your lunch and a chair/blanket, and enjoy the chance to be with one another in person! 


  • 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. 


  • Can't find a Zoom Link?

    If you don't see your Adult Study activity above, click on this link to see more.

Worship and connect online

While our church building is currently is closed due to COVID-19, Church certainly is not! In order to protect the most vulnerable in our community, we are worshipping together virtually each Sunday morning at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. You can find our services on our Facebook page or YouTube channel. There you can also find music clips, reflections from our pastors, and other relevant content.

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