About Faith United Church, Boston, NY

We are a United Church of Christ congregation of open and welcoming followers of Jesus Christ, open to his teachings, open to the leading of the Holy Spirit, and open to all. If you have doubts, are seeking, or just curious, give us a try. We'd love to meet you!

Our Vision

To provide a welcoming house of worship for all peoples, ministering to them, so that they may come to know God more deeply and follow Christ more closely.

Our Church Mission

  • To honor and serve God.
  • To proclaim the Good News of Jesus Christ in word and action.
  • To provide knowledge, understanding and nurturing in the Christian Faith, enabling all peoples to grow as disciples of Jesus Christ.
  • To create a warm and committed Christian Fellowship for people of all ages
  • To minister to the needs of others in the name of Jesus Christ.

Our History

Faith United Church of Christ was established in 1960, three years after the formation of the United Church of Christ as a denomination. Our church was formed from two antecedent church bodies, the Boston Community Christian Church and St. Paul's Evangelical and Reformed Church.

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Our church family is about 200 members strong. Our Sunday service combines traditional and contemporary worship styles. We are a church rich in diversity yet one in Christ as we work, worship, learn, and grow together. Our Faith Church community includes Boston, Colden, Glenwood, Concord, Eden, Hamburg, Orchard Park, Springville and other neighboring towns. We invite everyone living in Boston and the surrounding areas to worship with us.

Won’t you please join us this Sunday?


  • Elevator at entrance in our church building
  • Worship service dvds distributed weekly
  • Front pew wheelchair access
  • Altar flowers delivered to the ill and homebound
  • Visitation by the Pastor and members
  • Communion to the homebound by the Pastor

Access to First Aid:

  • Defibrillator (AED unit) and oxygen service on site 

Covenantal Partners

As a United Church of Christ (UCC), Faith UCC has covenantal partnerships with the various settings of the church.

We are covenantal partners with other regional UCC churches and Disciples of Christ churches in the Western Area Churches in Covenant. This partnership enables us to share resources, meet together as faith communities, and explore our faith with other residents of Western New York.

Faith UCC is also in covenant with our conference, the New York Conference of the United Church of Christ (www.uccny.org) with offices located in Syracuse. The New York Conference provides staff, resources, and communication support. The New York Conference meets annually with delegates, clergy, and visitors, for workshops, worship, election of officers, budget approval, and the study and exploration of social issues.

Our national covenantal partner is the UCC (www.ucc.org) based in Cleveland, Ohio. Through the national office we receive spiritual and informational resources, support for local and global missions, support for local church development, and an ongoing relationship with the larger church. The national church meets biennially for workshops, worship, elections of officers, budget approval, and the study and passage of resolutions.

Safe Conduct and Harassment Prevention

We have in place and yearly review policies and procedures to ensure safe conduct with children and vulnerable adults, and to prevent and report sexual harassment. Those policies may be viewed here:  Code of Conduct with Youth and Vulnerable Adults    Harassment Prevention Policy    Reporting Form


Worship: Sunday, 10:15

Sunday School:  Available on Facebook

Emergency Closing Procedures – All Church closings will be posted on Channels 2, 4, & 7 in the case of inclimate weather or other emergencies. If you have any questions regarding this please contact the Office.

We invite you to come and meet our growing community. Worship with us at Faith Church this Sunday!

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Upcoming Events

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Sunday, February 7 - 9:00 AM in-person Sunday school resumes. 10:15 AM Worship, 5th Sunday of Lent.

Sunday, February 14 – 10:15 AM Worship, Mardi Gras Fun Sunday. Help make this a fun Sunday by decorating your COVID mask for Mardi Gras, wearing Mardi Gras colors of purple, green, and gold, wearing beads or whatever else you think of to contribute to the fun.

Tuesday, February 15 – 7:00 PM Board Meeting

Wednesday, February 17 – 7:00 PM Ash Wednesday service

Sunday, February 21 – 10:15 AM Worship, 1st Sunday of Lent

Sunday, February 28 – 10:15 AM Worship, 2nd Sunday of Lent

Notes from the Office – Please be sure to have your newsletter article into the Office by February 22, 2021 for the March newsletter.

  Please let the office know of the following:

- If you have any changes in your address; or you would like to be included in the Birthday and Anniversary calendar; or if you have address updates; changes in your email address, or if you are interested in receiving the newsletter by email.

Mission & Outreach

Grace for the Journey

Grace for the Journey is a support group for those caregivers, families and friends who are caring for someone who is seriously ill.  The goal of this group is to support our neighbors and friends who are going through difficult times.  Our next meeting is postponed.


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                                                                             Prayer Concerns

      Please email your prayer concerns to Pastor Ted (pastor@faithunitedchurchucc.com) or to

Kathy Lounsbury (Kathy@faithunitedchurchucc.com) or call Kathy (941-3529), or stop by the church when it is open and write your concerns on the prayer request sheet in the narthex. Remember, the church office is open 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.  And the sanctuary is open for prayer and Pastor Ted is available 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.  We have a sign- in board as you enter & hand sanitizer stations in the church and ask that you use them and practice safe social distancing and wear your mask whenever you are in the building.