Built in 1882, the Douglas UCC church is one of the most historic structures in the Saugatuck/Douglas communities.
On the grounds of the church is a beautiful Memorial and Meditation Garden and across the street is our Retreat House.
Please join us for
Sunday Worship at 10 AM
that is inclusive in language and God imagery. All are invited and welcome to open communion each and every Sunday.
Quiet Contemplation Thursdays 5 to 6 PM
The church is open on Thursday evenings for an hour of quiet contemplation.
What is the UCC?
The UCC (United Church of Christ) has over 5,000 congregations and over one million members in the United States. The denomination places high emphasis on participation in worldwide interfaith and ecumenical efforts and has historically favored progressive views on social issues, such as civil, gay, and women's rights.
Among its rich history of many "firsts":
Enjoy these short advertisements from the UCC:
What is "Open & Affirming"?
Douglas UCC is proud to be among the first to become recognized as an Open & Affirming (ONA) church, affirming the full inclusion of gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgender persons (LGBT) in the church's life and ministry.
What is a "Progressive Christian"?
Douglas UCC is a designated member of The Center For Progressive Christianity. By calling ourselves Progressive Christians, we mean that we recognize the faithfulness of other people who have other names for the way to God and acknowledge that their ways are true for them, as our ways are true for us.
What is a "Creation Justice Church"?
Douglas UCC is a Creation Justice Church, a congregation that is committed to seeing the interconnectedness of all of God’s creation, to practice wise stewardship of the Earth's resources, and to provide outreach in the community for environmental concerns.
PASTORAL RELATIONS COMMITTEE
This group provides
focused and consistent support for the
pastor and acts as
a regular channel of communication between the pastor and
This group meets
to receive and
for grant proposals.