The tower corners are pilastered, and the tower includes a belfry stage with round-arch openings before rising to an octagonal spire.
It is separated from the street by lawn, and stands opposite the Francis Buttrick Library. Howard Cepelak.
Its first church was located at Main and Heard Streets. Its main body is oriented north-south, with a gable roof, and a square tower rising at the northeast corner.
The church was damaged by fire inwhile undergoing the renovations that added its Georgian features. The main entrance is set at the base of the main block in a segmented-arch opening, and is topped by a tall Palladian window with balcony. The building was built inand originally had Italianate brooklone, some of which is still evident in its round-arch windows and bracketed gable.
Its current pastor is the Rev. The interior is predominantly Georgian Revival in character, the result of extensive interior and exterior alterations in Growth in the congregation prompted construction of this larger structure in to a de by Boston -based Thomas Silloway. The schism between the two congregations was healed inand they were reunited as the First Reading personals Church.