The avowed purpose of this church shall be to worship God, to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ, and to celebrate the Sacraments; to realize Christian fellowship and unity within this church and the Church universal; to render loving service toward mankind; and to strive for righteousness, justice and peace.
Our History and Foundation
Central Congregational Church, UCC in Chelmsford was founded in 1876 and is affiliated with United Church of Christ (UCC), the largest and oldest denomination of Protestant churches in Massachusetts. We are a people of covenant, a united and uniting church. Ours is a church that is still speaking.
This United Church of Christ video to the right captures the vision of our progressive denomination. Watch the video, share the word and invite your friends to church!
Children and Youth Ministries
Prayer Shawl Ministry
Social Action and Mission
I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.
- Phillipians 4:13
Central Congregational Church, UCC exists to encourage all people to pursue a lifelong, joyous relationship with Jesus Christ.
Senior Pastor: Rev. Dr. Richard Knight
Pastor Emeritus: Rev. Dr. John A. Zachry
Director of Music: Francisco Fernandez
Office Administrator: Linn Flint
Custodian: Juarez Gomes
Sunday School Coordinator: Jen Stuart
Nursery Coordinator: Emily Lyons
One Worthen St.
Chelmsford, MA 01824
Our Fellowship Hall is a welcoming place that is the site of many social, spiritual, and business gatherings, from wedding receptions to craft fairs to family reunions. We welcome you to enjoy this space, which is available for rent for your next occasion. Learn more about renting Fellowship Hall.
Central Congregational Church, UCC is located at 1 Worthen St. in Chelmsford, Massachusetts. In addition to a lovely brick church building, built in 1959 in classic New England tradition, we offer a converted parsonage next door for meeting and youth group space, as well as a beautiful labyrinth and the idyllic Carson Park.
Our wonderful Fellowship Hall is a lovely location for events.