Conway Village Congregational Church, UCC Subordinate

aka "The Brown Church" Conway Village   |   Conway, NH   |
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Conway Village Congregational Church, UCC

EIN: 02-0236859  Subordinate info

This organization has provided GuideStar with documentation indicating that it is a church or religious organization.


The Brown Church is a welcoming place that offers kindness, care, comfort and support to our church family and the community at large. We are a Bible-based, service-oriented community of faith. We minister to the needs of our local community through Church services, Dinner Bell free community dinners, Village Food Pantry and providing meeting space for many recovery and self help groups.

Founding Year info



John Hughes


Carl Vitters

Main address

PO Box 333

Conway, NH 03818 USA

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Subject area info


Food aid

Population served info

Children and youth




NTEE code info

Protestant (X21)

Food Service, Free Food Distribution Programs (K30)

Counseling Support Groups (F60)

IRS subsection

501(c)(3) Public Charity

IRS filing requirement

This organization is not required to file an annual return with the IRS because it is a church.



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Our programs

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Conway Village Congregational Church Food Pantry

Food Pantry serving the New Hampshire communities of Conway, Eaton, Albany and Chatham.
Approximately 20 volunteers work during the year to pick up and sort donations, stock shelves, rotate food items and package food and other items for pickup each week. Church and community volunteers donate over 2000 hours to provide this vital service to the community.
Our food pantry provides monthly meals for: over 40 Households, 90 Individuals, Over 8,000 Meals, 28 Senior Citizens

Population(s) Served

Every Monday evening for the past 20 years at the Conway Village Congregational Church, the community turns out for the Conway Dinner Bell — a social place to enjoy a free meal in the company of neighbors. Some are struggling financially; others are simply seeking camaraderie along with a hearty meal . Depending on the needs and participation of the community, the Dinner Bell has served 4800 to 6300 meals per year.

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Conway Village Congregational Church, UCC

Financial data

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Conway Village Congregational Church, UCC

Revenue & expenses

Fiscal Year: 2019

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Contributions, Grants, Gifts $0
Program Services $0
Membership Dues $0
Special Events $0
Other Revenue $0
Total Revenue $200,000
Program Services $0
Administration $0
Fundraising $0
Payments to Affiliates $0
Other Expenses $0
Total Expenses $0

Conway Village Congregational Church, UCC

Balance sheet

Fiscal Year: 2019

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Total Assets $0
Total Liabilities $0
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Net Assets $0


The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Form 1023/1024 is not available for this organization


John Hughes


Carl Vitters

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There are no highest paid employees recorded for this organization.

Conway Village Congregational Church, UCC

Board of directors
as of 01/15/2024
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Board co-chair

Anne Getchell

Co-Chair Board of Trustees

Board co-chair

Nancy Divine

Co-Chair Board of Trustees

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Not applicable
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Not applicable
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Not applicable
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Not applicable
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Not applicable

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 1/15/2024

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