Being an “Open and Affirming” church means that we publicly declare that gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people are welcome in our full church life and ministry.


Trinity Church is a multi-denominational ministry that includes:

  • American baptist
  • United church of Christ
  • United Methodist
  • Protestant Episcopal



Sunday: 8:30 AM - Eucharist

10 AM - Service with child care

Wednesday: 11 am contemplative Bible study, Listening to the Gospel

2nd, 3rd and 4th Wednesdays: Community Clothes Closet 11 a.m.5 p.m. Cowell Gym

Friday: 5:30 PM - Free Community Meal



Our beautiful church was consecrated as Emmanual Episcopal Church. The Gothic building, a gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Montgomery, was typical of country church’s in Montgomery’s native England. Among Trinity’s outstanding features are the hand-carved woodwork, magnificent brick arches, Tiffany-era west window, and beautiful Hook & Hastings tracker organ (1885). 


Trinity Fellowship was formed when the local Baptist and United Congregational churches joined to worship in the Episcopalian Church on Severance Street.


United Methodist Church members joined Trinity Church. Today, the former Congregational Church is the Shelburne-Buckland Community Center, and the former United Methodist Church (part of the Trinity in 1971) is now the Seventh Day Adventist Church. The Baptist Church at Main and Water streets is no longer standing, but the green is used for the seasonal farmers’ market, fall Cider Days festival, and numerous other community events throughout the year.

What’s happening at Trinity?


In addition to our weekly Friday Night Community Meal at 5:30 p.m., we host Boy Scout troop #15 and provide a space for Alcoholics Anonymous (7 p.m. Thursday), AlAnon (7 p.m. Thursday) and a Buckland-Shelburne Elementary School pre-school playgroup.


As the village Protestant church, we feel it’s important that our sanctuary is open to all.  Many baptisms, funerals, and marriages take place here.  We host the Hilltown Harmony Chorus and other concerts and offer open Bible study, lectures, and symposia. 


Our Trinity Men’s and Women’s groups are involved with numerous fundraising events, including annual Easter and Thanksgiving bake sales, and fund many opportunities for charitable giving


Our church is physically accessible to all. Services are broadcasted weekly on Falls Cable Corporation’s local television channel 17.


Sunday, Nov. 11 - Holy Conversation

Talking about our faith in public - Coffee hour

Saturday, Nov. 17 - Trinity Women's Annual Thanksgiving Bake Sale

9 am in front of Keystone Market on Bridge St.

Tuesday, Nov. 20 - 7 p.m. West County Ecumenical Thanksgiving service, Trinity Church, Severance St., Buckland (choir rehearses 6-7 p.m.)
In December:
Christmas Eve service
Caroling on the green




We love to stay in touch. If you need anything, feel free to give us a shout.

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us. We would love to hear from you and look forward to connecting with you.

17 Severance Street

Shelburne Falls, MA 01370

Telephone: 413-625-2341

E-mail: trinitychrch@gmail.com

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