We believe… that all people are blessed and loved equally by God. Following the teachings  of Jesus we heartily welcome everyone into God’s covenantal community. Whatever your race, ethnicity, age, socioeconomic or marital status, variety of thoughts and beliefs, physical or mental ability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression – whoever you are and wherever you come from you are welcome into the full life and ministry of our church.


Barrington Congregational Church, United Church of Christ is an historic yet vibrant community in Barrington Rhode Island.  No matter who you are, or where you are on life’s journey you are welcome here.

For information about us, please feel free to look through our website, or reach out to us at

Join Us for Sunday Worship

Gather by the river in a beautiful and historic sanctuary. Find open doors, open hearts, open minds.

Weekly Worship Services are at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday mornings. (Summer Worship at 9:30 a.m.).

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What's Happening

We are an incredibly active and vibrant community, with groups big and small meeting regularly for spiritual growth, fellowship and keeping the church running.

Get the latest news in our newsletter – The eBridge.

eBridge 1-18-18

Past newsletters

Here’s What’s Happening at Barrington Congregational Church, U.C.C.

  • The eBridge Newsletter

The eBridge Newsletter

Our electronic newsletter, the eBridge, contains information about the many and varied things happening at BCCUCC.   We invite you to read it (link below) and learn how you can […]

  • Listen to the sermons

Listen to the sermons

The Sunday sermons are available online so if you are unable to be with us for worship, or you want to listen again, you can find them here on […]

  • A Special Weekend with Our Friends at Temple Habonim

A Special Weekend with Our Friends at Temple Habonim

Embracing & Sharing Beloved Community
A Dialogue/Conversation
Rev. Dr. Dale Azevedo & Rabbi Andrew Klein
Barrington Congregational Church and Temple Habonim share a long history of being good neighbors, welcoming each other […]

  • Building a Better BCCUCC

Building a Better BCCUCC

BCCUCC is excited to embark on a church revitalization program in conjunction with the Center for Progressive Renewal. This process began in September, 2017, and will continue for approximately 18 […]

  • Annual Budget Meeting

Annual Budget Meeting

Our church’s 2018 Annual Budget Meeting will take place Sunday, January 28th, 2018 in the Sanctuary immediately following the worship service.  All church members are encouraged to attend.   Child […]

  • Proposed changes to the By-Laws

Proposed changes to the By-Laws

On Sunday, January 28th, 2018, the church membership will meet after church for the Annual Budget meeting.  In addition to the congregation voting on the proposed budget for 2018, […]

  • Celebrating Beloved Community

Celebrating Beloved Community

by Rev. Dale Azevedo, Sr. Minister          –          Jan 3, 2018

The concept of Beloved Community first came to the American consciousness in the latter part of […]

  • Walking the Welcome Talk

Walking the Welcome Talk

by Rev. Brendan Curran, Assoc. Minister         –          Dec 15, 2017

In the sermon I preached recently I talked a little bit about […]

  • Why so gloomy?

Why so gloomy?

by Rev. Dale Azevedo, Sr. Minister          –          Dec. 1, 2017

A handful of people left last year’s Christmas Eve candlelight service a bit unsettled and confused. “Why,” one […]

  • Be Not Afraid

Be Not Afraid

by Rev. Brendan Curran, Assoc. Minister         –          Nov 20, 2017

Dear good-hearted people,

It happened again. This time it happened in a church.  […]

  • BCCUCC Welcomes Our 2017-2018 Deacons

BCCUCC Welcomes Our 2017-2018 Deacons

In worship on October 29, 2017, we installed our 2017-2018 Deacons. Pictured from left to right are: Abby Ashley, Steve Fodor, Jon Stabach, Susan Seader, Chris Morten, Tom Wegner, […]

  • Rules for Children in the Worship Service

Rules for Children in the Worship Service

by Rev. Dale Azevedo, Sr. Minister          –          Nov. 1, 2017

We interrupt this regularly scheduled blog for an important word from another source. Sometimes someone else […]