Central Congregational Church has a long and proud history of community service. The Christian Outreach committee administers the congregation’s benevolence budget, overseeing donations to nonprofit organizations in Greater Newburyport, across the country and around the world. In addition to providing financial assistance, the Outreach Committee provides many opportunities for hands-on service.

Here are a few of the services we are proud to offer our community.

Little Library – Central Reads!

Welcome to Central Reads at Central Congregational Church in Newburyport, MA. We are an open and affirming congregation of the United Church of Christ which means that no matter who you are, what you have done or where you are on life’s journey, you are welcome...

Saturday Night Meals

Saturday Night Meal program program has grown steadily. More than 60,500 hot meals have been cooked by countless volunteers, assembled and delivered personally to each family who has signed up through the food pantry at The Pettengill House.

Food & Essentials Collection Drives

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Worship Broadcast Team

Every Sunday, a member of Central's Broadcast Team makes it possible for people at home to participate in worship. The broadcast equipment was a gift of Dick Barzigan, and the team members give their time. You're invited to serve on this team. Ask a team member for...