Mission Statement

Center Church of South Hadley, MA

Welcome to Center Church

All are welcome at Center Church on the Common,

an Open and AFFIRMING  UCC  Congregation,

where the Spirit of God stirs us to embrace our diversity, deepen our faith in Jesus,

share our tears and laughter,

and extend God’s abundant love and justice into the world.

We, the congregation of the First Congregational Church of South Hadley, MA, UCC, also known as Center Church, declare ourselves to be Open and Affirming. Our congregation is welcoming to all, embracing those of differing sexual orientation, transgender/gender identity and expression, marital status, age, mental and physical health and ability, racial and cultural background/identity, and educational/socioeconomic status. We are open to all to share in Christ’s bountiful love through life, leadership, ministry, fellowship, worship, sacraments, responsibilities, blessings, and joys. In the spirit of Paul in Galatians, we celebrate the diversity in which God has created us!