The Church of Christ, Mt. Washington is nestled on a beautiful mountain in the Berkshires between New York and Massachusetts. The church holds worship services for 10 weeks every summer at 10 a.m., followed by an all-ages town softball game at 2 pm. All are welcome to attend.
We are a U.C.C.-affiliated Church with roots in the mainline Protestant Congregationalist tradition. Active church members come from a variety of Christian denominations, including Congregationalist, Presbyterian, Quaker and Roman Catholic. A large group of Friends of the Church come from all religions, and none. Each summer, the church hosts a Pride Service, an Interfaith Worship Service and a Community Memorial Service. Our style of worship is influenced by the Congregationalist tradition but we actively explore other ways of worship. Our current minister, Reverend Jamall Calloway Ph.D., is a liberation theologian and assistant professor at University of San Diego.
The annual Church Fair on the first Saturday of August is a highlight of the summer, drawing over 60 volunteers from throughout the town. The Fair always needs more volunteers and this is a wonderful way to meet town residents. All proceeds from the fair go to charity; half are reserved for the church’s own maintenance and the other half is donated to local and national charities. The Fair is renowned for its outstanding handicrafts and delicious homemade food, all made and donated by local residents. The additional booths are also donated by residents and include: White Elephants (gently used household goods), Second-hand Rose (used clothing), books, antiques, jewelry, plants, T-shirts, door prizes, gravel and wood and a silent auction. In alternate years, the townspeople collaborate in designing and sewing a unique handmade quilt that depicts scenes from Mt. Washington. The quilt raffle at 1:30 pm on Fair day is a highly-anticipated event. To learn more or to volunteer, please email:
Rev. Jamall A. Calloway, Ph.D.
Senior Minister, Church of Christ, Mt. Washington (U.C.C.)
Assistant Professor, Theology and Religious Studies, University of San Diego