Christ Church – Cooperstown, NY

FAITHRector: The Rev. Dane Boston
Location: 46 River St
Mail: 69 Fair St,
Cooperstown, NY 13326
Telephone: (607) 547-9555
Fax: (607) 547-7414
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Homepage: Christ Church Online
Susquehanna Deanery

Christ Church, Cooperstown, was founded through the missionary efforts of the Rev’d Daniel Nash, our first rector. In 1800, Father Nash presided over the burial of Hannah Cooper, daughter of village founder William Cooper. This act of pastoral grace led to the construction of a brick structure in 1807, and parish incorporation on January 1, 1811. The original church still stands, “Gothicized” through a renovation carried out by churchwarden James Fenimore Cooper in 1840. St Agnes Chapel was erected in the 1860s for the Sunday School. With the Nashes, the Coopers, and countless saints who rest in the churchyard, the living congregation gathers today “in sure and certain hope of the resurrection unto eternal life through our Lord Jesus Christ.”