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Worcester Fellowship

Worship Sundays at 1:00pm
Thursday Cafe (Sept-June) Thursdays 12:30-2:30pm
At All Saints Church in Worcester

Mission Statement: Worcester Fellowship is dedicated to ending isolation by nurturing community and providing pastoral care. We welcome everyone, we are an outdoor church, we reach out to homeless and at risk adults and we believe God loves us now.

Worcester Fellowship is
a church for all people.


Your generous donation helps Worcester Fellowship thrive. Through your donation we are able to continue our ministry of companionship on the street. Support us through a one time or recurring donation and make a difference today.


Worcester Fellowship relies on our wonderful volunteers. Join us on Sunday or Thursday to make a difference.

Sunday Worship

Sundays at 1:00pm at All Saints Church. Worcester Fellowship imagines a church where people with housing and people without housing gather together to share worship, to build community, to know God’s infinite love and find ‘home’ as part of the Body of Christ, the Church.

Thursday Cafe

Thursdays at 12:30-2:30pm at All Saints Church. Thursday Cafe provides a place where all feel welcome and where the dignity and welfare of all guests are affirmed.

Meet Our Interim Pastoral Team

The Rev. Laura B. Goodwin

The Rev. Laura B. Goodwin is an Episcopal priest who served St. Andrew’s Church in North Grafton and Holy Spirit Episcopal Church in Sutton before retiring in 2022. She is currently service as Interim Rector at Christ Church in Fitchburg, MA. Pastor Laura has been involved with Worcester Fellowship as a volunteer, Board Member, and Board President for over a decade, and became Pastor Emeritus in 2023. She is currently serving as part of the Interim Team. “I am deeply committed to Worcester Fellowship’s mission to ‘end isolation by nurturing community and providing pastoral care.’ All people have a spiritual life, and Worcester Fellowship acknowledges that by providing a way for people to connect with God and others regardless of their life situation. Through Sunday worship and Thursday Café Worcester Fellowship provides nourishment for body mind and spirit for all people. We truly believe “God loves everyone – NO exceptions.”

Rev. Aaron Payson

Rev. Aaron Payson is new to Worcester Fellowship as a part of the interim team, but has been deeply involved with the homeless of Worcester for many years.  Aaron is the Minister of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Worcester, where he has served since 1999.  The son of UU minister, Rev. Robert E. Payson, Aaron is a third-generation Universalist Unitarian and a second-generation minister. He grew up in Lancaster, PA, where his father served from 1966 to 1987.  Aaron holds a BA in Psychology with a minor in Religions and Philosophy from Elizabethtown College and an MDiv from Andover Newton Theological School.  He is currently working on his DMin from Hartford Seminary. Aaron is active in various community organizations and serves on the Good Officer Support Team for the Unitarian Universalist Ministers Association.  He is also a founding UU Trauma Response Ministry member and currently serves as a UUTRM Lead Responder.  Additionally, Aaron is an adjunct instructor at Worcester State College where he offers courses in the Sociology of Death & Dying and occasionally the Sociology of Religion as well as Race, Class, and Gender.

Susan Pellerin

Sue Pellerin has been the Administrative Director of Worcester Fellowship since 2015.  She coordinates the Sunday Worship lunch program, the Thursday Cafe Meal Program, supplies for our ministries; oversees our annual appeal drive; assists with our community and public relations; and is the point person for our supporting churches and organizations for contacting Worcester Fellowship. 

Contact us!

P.O. Box 307 Marlborough, MA 01752