Old South Church, Hallowell, ME

Old South Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, Hallowell, Maine

No matter who you are, no matter where you are on life’s journey, you are welcome here. We are a small, but enthusiastic, congregation located in Hallowell, Maine. We trust that we are part of the ever-unfolding story of God and God’s people, following the life and lessons of Jesus Christ, nurtured and guided by the Holy Spirit.

Church Building: 135 Second St., Hallowell Parish House: 2 Chestnut St., Hallowell oldsouthhallowell@gmail.com 207-622-1220

Covid-19 Information

During the Covid-19 pandemic, we are meeting online ONLY, at 10:00am on Sunday mornings. Worship link can be found below in the “Worship” section. We celebrate the sacrament of communion on the first Sunday of the month. Please bring your own elements.

A plan to return to in person worship will be developed after Easter. Please come back to get the latest!

Our Staff

Pastor & Teacher: The Rev. Susan M Reisert

Music Director: Mr. Bradley Krueger

Admin Assistant: Ms. Cynthia McGuire

Sexton: Mr. Galen Davis


We worship on Sunday mornings at 10:00.

We celebrate Communion, The Lord’s Supper, on the first Sunday of the month. During the Covid crisis, while we worship online, all are welcome to bring their own elements for communion.

APRIL Worship Link Here

passcode:  394695

MAUNDY THURSDAY service with Winthrop UCC, 4/1, 7:00 (email us for the link)

GOOD FRIDAY service at Noon, 4/2, Link here. Passcode:056767

Access our YouTube Channel Here


We are eager to reach out to those in need, near and far, through mission projects and donations.

Support Old South!

ONLINE/CREDIT CARD Giving is available through the Maine Conference UCC. This link will bring you to the Giving Page of maineucc.org. Fill out the boxes. When you reach the “Designation” box, a drop down menu will appear. Select “My local Maine UCC church” and then another box will appear beneath, with Maine churches alphabetized by town. Find “Old South Congregational UCC, Hallowell.” NOTE: THERE ARE SEVERAL “OLD SOUTH”s in Maine. Make sure you have the right one! Fill out the rest of the form and those funds will be transferred to Old South/Hallowell.ave several ways that you can support the church:

CHECKS may be mailed to: Old South Church, PO Box 508, Hallowell, ME 04347. Or drop them in the mailbox in front of our Parish House, 2 Chestnut St, Hallowell.

Interested in supporting our mission projects? Mail your check to Old South. Put “mission” on the memo line. Our current Mission Project is: food instability.

HANNAFORD PROGRAM— If you shop at Hannaford, you can support Old South! If you are already part of this program, mail your monthly check to the church (PO Box 508, Hallowell, ME 04347) by the 10th of the month. Make sure you indicate “Hannaford” on the memo line. If you are NOT part of this program already, but would like to learn more, please email the church office (oldsouthhallowell@gmail.com).

Pastoral Ponderings

Reflections on Faith, Ministry and Life Itself

Old South Congregational Church, United Church of Christ

An Open and Affirming Church in Hallowell, Maine