The Church

 

The United Congregational Church is a member of the Rhode Island Conference of the United Church of Christ. which connects us with other churches and enhances our ministries and outreach.

 

In the wintertime, the grounds are still bright and cheery!

 

We trace our heritage to the congregation gathered in Newport by the venerable Nathaniel Clapp in 1695. In 1833 the First and Second Congregational Churches in Newport united to become the United Congregational Church. Members of this congregation have been active in church and community activities on Aquidneck Island, within Newport County and at the state level ever since.

 

What People are Saying

This church has a warm and friendly staff and membership. It's like a second home for me. — Curt, Age 84
This place is a very warm, friendly family of believers, sharing the struggles of life, supporting each other along the way. — Melissa, Age 51
I have been a part of this church as a child and now as an adult. It's has always been a fun, welcoming, and very special place at each stage of my life. — Laura, Age 34
I like that when Sunday School is over we go have something to eat. — Matt, Age 12
Our church is very special. While we are a community of worshipers, we are also a community of friends and family. Anyone is welcome to join our family and that is a beautiful thing. — Noah, Age 16
This church offers friendship, music and the preaching of God's word.
I like coloring with my friends during Sunday School. — Violet, Age 7
As part of this congregation, I appreciate our pastor and teacher, Rev. Joe Tripp.... — Mary, Age 59
I found a loving and caring family when I joined the church! — John, Age 54
The kindest compilation of friends and family reside within our community. I've made some of my best friends here and joining the church is the best decision I've ever made. — Noah, 16
Sunday Morning Worship Schedule: Worship: 10:00 - 11:00
Sunday School: 10:00 - 11:00
Fellowship Time: 11:00 +

Highlighted Events

• Worship Service - Sundays at 10 AM

• Prayer Circle - Tuesdays @ 4 PM

• United Knitters - Thursdays @ 10 AM

• 2nd hour w/ Southern Poverty Law Center - 2/24 @ 11:30 AM

• Community Meal @ United Baptist - 2/27 @ 5 PM

• Ash Wednesday Service Service - 3/6 @ 7 PM

• Chili Cook-off After Worship Service - 3/17 @ 11:00 AM

• 2nd hour w/ Ed Fitzpatrick - 3/24 @ 11:30 AM