Welcome to The Little Brown Church.

We are glad you could stop by and visit our site. As a Church, we look forward to the opportunity to have you worship with us in person. You are an integral part of our Sunday worship as we get an opportunity to hear your story describing your connection to the church, as we live out our mission by “Sharing our heritage with the world.”



The first settlers came to the Bradford area in 1848 and with an abundant water supply and virgin timber, the town grew. By 1855 the first members of the Puritan-Congregational Church had begun holding meetings. By 1856, Bradford had 500 residents and was the first town in this part of Iowa. Read More.


Weddings are conducted year round Monday through Saturday. Visit our Wedding Ceremony page to learn more and book your wedding On-Line!

Vow Renewals
Vow renewals are conducted throughout the year Monday through Saturday. Learn more on our Vow Renewal page and book your vow renewal On-Line!

We conduct baptisms only on Sundays throughout the year. Learn more about how to have a baptism in the Little Brown Church on our Baptisms page.

A Word from our Pastor

Follow along with our weekly Sermons and other happenings here.