Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday will be observed on Wednesday, March 1 at 5:30 p.m. with Holy Communion, followed by a Community Supper.  Please join us as we begin the Lenten Season!

John's Place Homeless Shelter Up and Running 

We opened our John's Place homeless shelter on Tuesday, January 3, and will continue every Tuesday thereafter through the middle of March.  Guests are vetted through Maureen's Haven, and brought to us from St. Agnes Church by bus at 7:45 p.m.  If you would like to volunteer for this ministry, please call the church office. 

Strategic Planning Task Force

Our Strategic Planning Task Force has been meeting regularly, with the purpose of setting goals for our congregation for the years to come.  Minutes from each meeting are available to church members.  If you would like to be sent a link to the minutes and other documents of the Task Force, please contact the Church Office.  You may telephone (631-323-2665), e-mail (orientcong@optonline.net), or use the "contact us" feature of this website.   

Women's Breakfast Club 

Our Women's Breakfast Club is on hiatud for the months of December and January.  Starting in February, the group will meet  Monday mornings at 9:00 at the SterlingtonDeli in Greenport.  All women of the church and community are invited to join us.  

Men's Fellowship Group 

The Men's Fellowship Group holds breakfast meetings on Thursdays at 8:00 a.m. at the Harbour Front Deli in Greenport.  Following breakfast, those who are willing and able are invited to gather at the church at 9:00 for a work session.  

Fall and Winter Worship Schedule 

We're back to our 10:30 worship time.  September through June, we worship at 10:30 a.m.  From July 1 through Labor Day Weekend, our worship time changes to 9:30 a.m.  In the summer, weather permitting, we worship in our lovely prayer garden.   

Book Club

Our church has a book club!  It will meet the first Monday of the month at 1:00 p.m. at the home of one of our members.  To obtain the name of the current book being read and the location of the meeting, please call the church office at 323-2665.    

Planning a Wedding?

Why not get married in our historic Church?  Please visit our wedding page on this website. 

 

Welcome!

Welcome to the Orient Congregational Church website. We are pleased that you have found us. We strive to recognize and nurture the Christ in ourselves and each person whom we encounter along the way. Our church is a thriving community of believers, and lovers of the word of God. Orient Congregational Church has a long tradition of outreach and service to its members and the community. We hope you will join us for service on Sunday to experience for yourself the fellowship of Christ.

   
 

Orient Congregational Church Service Times:

Sundays 10:30 a.m. September - June

                   9:30 a.m. July 1 through Labor Day

 Child Care available during Church Service

Church School for ages K-6: Tuesdays, 2:45 - 3:30

23045 Main Road, PO Box 425, Orient, NY 11957-0425  (631) 323-2665
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    Meet Pastor Ann

     Rev. Ann Van Cleef has been our Pastor since May of 2001.  She earned her Bachelors Degree from Hofstra University, and enjoyed a 33-year career as a music teacher.

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     Come and see a few of our recent gatherings, such as our Memorial Day picnic, Confirmation Sunday, and more.



 
February 19 2017

Thursday, February 16

Men's Fellowship Breakfast - 8 a.m., Harbour Front Deli

Building and Grounds Workday - 9 a.m. 

Friday, February 17

AA - 9 a.m. 

Sunday, February 19

Celebration of Worship - 10:30 a.m - Minister Geoff Proud, Guest Preacher 

Fellowship Hour - 11:30 a.m. 

Monday, February 20

AA - 9 a.m. 

Women's Breakfast Club - 9 a.m., Sterlington Deli, Greenport 

Tuesday, February 21

Church School, canceled due to school vacation

John's Place setup 4:00 

John's Place 7:45 p.m. through Wednesday, 8:40 a.m.  

Thursday, February 23

Men's Fellowship Breakfast - 8 a.m., Harbour Front Deli

Building and Grounds Workday - 9 a.m. 

Friday, February 24

AA - 9 a.m.  

Sunday, February 26

Celebration of Worship - 10:30 a.m. - Rev. Mark Applewhite, Guest Preacher 

Fellowship Hour - 11:30 a.m.  

Monday, February 27

AA Meeting - 9 a.m.

Women's Breakfast Club - 9 a.m., Sterlington Deli, Greenport 

Tuesday, February 28

Church School, 2:45 p.m.

John's Place setup 4:00 

John's Place 7:45 p.m. through Wednesday, 8:40 a.m.   

Wednesday, March 1

Ash Wednesday Service followed by Community Supper: 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, March 2

Men's Fellowship Breakfast - 8 a.m., Harbour Front Deli

Friday, March 3

AA Meeting - 9 a.m. 

Sunday, March 5

Celebration of Worship - 10:30 a.m.  Rev. Dr. Will Donovan, Guest Preacher

Monday, March 6

AA Meeting - 9 a.m.

Women's Breakfast Club - 9 a.m., Sterlington Deli, Greenport 

Tuesday, March 7

Church School, 2:45 p.m.

John's Place setup 4:00 

John's Place 7:45 p.m. through Wednesday, 8:40 a.m.

Wednesday, March 8

GEM Lenten Service, Southold UU, hosted at Holy Trinity in Greenport, 11:00 a.m.

Thursday, March 9

Men's Fellowship Breakfast - 8 a.m., Harbour Front Deli 

Church Workday - 9:00 a.m. 

Friday, March 10

AA Meeting - 9 a.m.

Sunday,  March 12

Celebration of Worship - 10:30 a.m. (Holy Communion)

Fellowship Hour - 11:30 a.m. 

Monday, March 13

AA Meeting - 9 a.m.

Women's Breakfast Club - 9 a.m., Sterlington Deli, Greenport 

Tuesday, March 14

Church School, 2:45 p.m.

Wednesday, March 15

GEM Lenten Service, Clinton Memorial AME Zion Church, 11:00 a.m. 

Thursday, March 16

Men's Fellowship Breakfast - 8 a.m., Harbour Front Deli

Building and Grounds Workday - 9 a.m.  

Friday, March 17

AA - 9:00 a.m. 

Sunday, March 19

Celebration of Worship - 10:30 a.m.

Fellowship Hour - 11:30 a.m.  

Good Friday Choir Rehearsal, Mattituck Presbyterian, 3:00 

Monday, March 20

AA Meeting - 9 a.m.

Tuesday, March 21

Church School, 2:45 p.m. 

Suffolk Association Council Meeting, 7:30 p.m., Farmingville UCC  

 

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Find out about the United Church of Christ and the history of this wonderful organization on our What is UCC page.

 

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