Welcome

Living our faith through worship, education, and service

Worship with us
Sundays at 10:30 am
Summer Sundays at 9:30 am

We’re glad you’re here.

Welcome to Central Congregational Church in Newburyport. We are an open and affirming congregation of the United Church of Christ which means that no matter who you are or where you are on life’s journey, you are welcome here. We believe that it is our mission to live our faith in Jesus through worship, service and education.

Upcoming events

Wednesday April 24

Pinwheel Garden - Child Abuse Prevention month
8:45 am – 10:00 am
NYS - Music Rocks
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
NYS - Family Playgroup

Thursday April 25

Pinwheel Garden - Child Abuse Prevention month
5:00 pm – 6:15 pm
NACE - Tai Chi
6:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Newburyport Choral Society
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Called to Care

Friday April 26

Pinwheel Garden - Child Abuse Prevention month
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
NACE - Understanding Self-Care

Saturday April 27

Pinwheel Garden - Child Abuse Prevention month
8:00 am – 10:00 am
Community Breakfast
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Newburyport Literary Festival - POETS
9:15 am – 11:45 am
Music Together

Sunday April 28

9:15 am – 10:15 am
Choir Rehearsal
10:30 am – 11:30 am
Worship Service - 5th Sunday of Easter
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Hospitality Coffee Hour
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
All Committee Night

Monday April 29

10:00 am – 11:30 am
Music Together
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
NACE - Italian
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Central Music - Chamber Music Group

Tuesday April 30

9:15 am – 11:45 am
Music Together
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
NYS - Family Connections Playgroup
2:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Newburyport Choral Society
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
NACE - You are a Soul Song

Wednesday May 1

8:45 am – 10:00 am
NYS - Music Rocks
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
NYS - Family Playgroup

Thursday May 2

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
NACE - Genealogy
5:00 pm – 6:15 pm
NACE - Tai Chi

Friday May 3

10:00 am – 12:00 pm
NACE - Understanding Self-Care

Saturday May 4

8:00 am – 10:00 am
Community Breakfast
9:15 am – 11:45 am
Music Together

Sunday May 5

9:15 am – 10:15 am
Choir Rehearsal
10:30 am – 11:30 am
Worship Service - 6th Sunday of Easter
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
History Central - open house
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Hospitality Coffee Hour
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
New Member Class

Monday May 6

10:00 am – 11:30 am
Music Together
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
NACE - Italian
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Central Prayer Shawl Knitters
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Central Music - Chamber Music Group

Tuesday May 7

9:15 am – 11:45 am
Music Together
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
NYS - Family Connections Playgroup
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
NACE - You are a Soul Song

Wednesday May 8

8:45 am – 10:00 am
NYS - Music Rocks
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
NYS - Family Playgroup

Thursday May 9

Ascension Day
Ascension Day
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
NACE - Genealogy
5:00 pm – 6:15 pm
NACE - Tai Chi
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Speaker - John Dear (Peace Activist)

Friday May 10 4:00 pmSaturday May 11 4:00 pm

Youth Group - Common Cathedral City Reach program

Friday May 10

10:00 am – 12:00 pm
NACE - Understanding Self-Care

Saturday May 11

8:00 am – 10:00 am
Community Breakfast
9:15 am – 11:45 am
Music Together
11:00 am – 4:30 pm
Women's Ministry Spring Retreat

Sunday May 12

Mother's Day
9:15 am – 10:15 am
Choir Rehearsal
10:30 am – 11:30 am
Worship Service - Mother's Day - 7th Sunday of Easter
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Hospitality Coffee Hour

Monday May 13

10:00 am – 11:30 am
Music Together
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
NACE - Italian
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Central Music - Chamber Music Group

Tuesday May 14

9:15 am – 11:45 am
Music Together
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
NYS - Family Connections Playgroup
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
NACE - You are a Soul Song
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Church Council Meeting

Wednesday May 15

8:45 am – 10:00 am
NYS - Music Rocks
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
NYS - Family Playgroup

Thursday May 16

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
NACE - Genealogy
5:00 pm – 6:15 pm
NACE - Tai Chi

Friday May 17

10:00 am – 12:00 pm
NACE - Understanding Self-Care
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
NACE - Tarot Reading class

Saturday May 18

8:00 am – 10:00 am
Community Breakfast
9:15 am – 11:45 am
Music Together
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Saturday Night Meal
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Songs at Central

Sunday May 19

Pentecost
9:15 am – 10:15 am
Choir Rehearsal
10:30 am – 11:30 am
Worship Service - Pentecost
11:30 am – 12:15 pm
Annual Organizational Meeting
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Hospitality Coffee Hour

Monday May 20

Whit Monday
10:00 am – 11:30 am
Music Together
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Central Music - Chamber Music Group

Tuesday May 21

9:15 am – 11:45 am
Music Together
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
NYS - Family Connections Playgroup
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
NACE - You are a Soul Song
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
I-Rise Meeting

Wednesday May 22

8:45 am – 10:00 am
NYS - Music Rocks
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
NYS - Family Playgroup

Thursday May 23

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
NACE - Genealogy
5:00 pm – 6:15 pm
NACE - Tai Chi
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Called to Care

Saturday May 25

8:00 am – 10:00 am
Community Breakfast
9:15 am – 11:45 am
Music Together

Sunday May 26

Trinity Sunday
9:15 am – 10:15 am
Choir Rehearsal
10:30 am – 11:30 am
Worship Service - Trinity Sunday
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Hospitality Coffee Hour
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
All Committee Night

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Worship

Our services are traditional but not formal, and we welcome everyone to join us, no matter who you are.

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Education

Explore your faith with our structured but casual & fun adult education, women’s ministry, and our nursery school, children’s education, and youth group.

Service

A list of things we do around here for our beloved community, and how you can join in.

News & Events