- Greenfield, New Hampshire was incorporated.
- At the first Town Meeting an amount of “thirty pounds was voted for preaching.
- The Church was organized with 28 members as the Church of Christ in Greenfield
- It was a congregational in polity, bound together by a covenant, a statement of faith and articles of discipline.
- The Greenfield Meeting House was built by both the town and the church.
- The New Hampshire Legislature passed the “Religious Tolerance act”.
- The church reorganized as the Congregational Church of Greenfield, keeping it’s original creed and covenant and adding a temperance pledge.
- The Sanctuary was built on the second floor which had previously been a balcony.
- The Sanctuary was dedicated to the worship of the Almighty God.
- A 50 year lease agreement was signed between the town and church which specified the sanctuary level for the church use and included the downstairs area for church fellowship activities on Sundays.
- The Congregation voted to join the newly formed United Church of Christ.
- Because of an increasing uneasiness with many positions the U.C.C. had taken the congregation voted to leave the denomination.
- After a comprehensive analysis of denominational options, the congregation voted to join the Evangelical Covenant Church.
- Church leadership began negotiations with the town, because the lease was to run out in three years.
- Voters of Greenfield overwhelmingly approved the agreement between the church and the Board of Selectmen, with only about 10 of the 150 attendees opposed.
- The opposition enlisted the help of Americans United for Separation of Church and state, which suggested the possibility of legal action.
- The congregation decided they did not want to put the town through a protracted lawsuit.
- The congregation voted to purchase land and construct a new church building.