The purpose of this congregation is to worship God, preach the gospel of Jesus Christ, realize Christian community and unity within our church, render loving service toward humanity, and strive for righteousness, justice and peace.
If you have questions, or would like to speak with the Pastor, feel free to call the church at 603-669-2807 (voice mail takes messages after hours. See our Contact Us page for complete contact information).
We appreciate your interest, and invite you to join our worship and work as followers of Jesus Christ.
So that all may Worship with us…
Brookside is fully accessible, with a covered ramp at the rear of the church, a special pew to accommodate wheelchairs, an elevator reaching all levels of the facility, and handicap-accessible restrooms both downstairs and in the Sanctuary Narthex.
There are large print bulletins and hymns for use during worship. Assistive listening devices (hearing aids) are available for use during the service. If you cannot find these materials in the Sanctuary Narthex, please ask an usher for assistance.
An Open & Affirming Congregation
Brookside Congregational Church, U.C.C. is an Open and Affirming congregation, embracing diversity and affirming the dignity and worth of every person, since we are all created in God’s image.
Following our Savior, Jesus Christ, who commands us to love one another, we welcome into full membership persons of every race, ethnicity, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, socio-economic background, marital status and faith experience.
We invite everyone to join in the common life and mission of our reconciling community through participation and leadership in this congregation, and by fully sharing in the worship, rites and sacraments of this church.
At Brookside Congregational Church, there is always Room to Grow, to Serve, for You
Facts and Figures
Brookside Congregational Church is a member of the United Church of Christ, the Hillsborough Association and the NH Conference, United Church of Christ. Our pastor belongs to the Greater Manchester Clergy Association.
New members are received regularly into covenant membership at Brookside. If you are interested in joining, please contact the office at 603-669-2807.
Membership as of January 1, 2016:
Covenant members: 263
Inactive members: 120
Associate members: 1
The Brookside Congregational Church bylaws were voted on and approved at the Special Brookside meeting on June 10, 2012. For a copy of the new bylaws, please click here or pick up a copy from the church office.