Blessing of the Animals

Orient Congregational Church will hold a Blessing of the Animals on Sunday, October 2, at 1:00 p.m.  (Rain dare: October 9.)  This service will be held outdoors on the front lawn of the church.  All pets are invited.  Be sure to bring your owners! 

October Community Supper

Our October Community Supper (formerly called Church Supper) is open to everyone!  It will take plave on Wednesday, October 5, at 6:30 p.m.  Set up help at 5:45 is appreciated.  Mark your calendar, bring a dish to pass, and invite a friend!

Church School Resumes October 4

Our Church School will meet on Tuesdays, from 2:45 to 4:00 p.m. starting October4.  The first part of the class will be devoted to Christian education.  The second part will have fun activities: soccer skills, art projects, and music.  Please call the church at 323-2665 to register your K - 6 child.

Barn Sale October 8 

Although our July Church Fair was a huge success, we still have some lovely furniture left over.  Therefore, our church will participate in a "Barn Sale" the morning of Saturday, October 8.  The sale will take place in the Terry Barn, 36205 Main Road, Orient, NY.  (Just beyond Terry Lane, on the north side of Main Road in Orient Point.)  This is a multi-family "Barn Sale."  You will be sure to find something you like, and you will be supporting your church at the same time!

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 (, or use the "contact us" feature of this website.   

Women's Breakfast Club 

Our Women's Breakfast Club meets Monday mornings at 9:00 at the Harbour Front Deli 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 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.

October 21 2016

Thursday, Oct. 20

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

Friday, Oct. 21

AA Meeting - 9 a.m.

Wedding Rehearsal - 5:30 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 22


Sunday, Oct. 23

Celebration of Worship - 10:30 a.m. 

Fellowship Hour - 11:30 a.m. 

Monday, Oct. 24

AA Meeting - 9 a.m.

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

Tuesday, Oct. 25

Church School, 2:45 p.m.  

Wednesday,  Oct. 26

Church Supper, 6:30 p.m. 

Thursday, Oct. 27

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

Building and Grounds Workday - 9 a.m. 

Friday, Oct. 28

AA - 9:00 a.m. 

UCCNY Women's Planning Meeting, Syracuse, all day. 

Saturday, Oct. 29

Youth Group attends Spooky Walk, leave at 5:30 p.m. 

Sunday,  Oct. 30

Celebration of Worship - 10:30 a.m. Mission Awareness Sunday 

Fellowship Hour - 11:30 a.m.  

Monday, Oct. 31

Women's Breakfast Club - 9 a.m.,

AA Meeting - 9 a.m. 

Tuesday, Nov. 1

Church School - 2:45 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 2

Community Supper - 6:30 p.m. 

Thursday, Nov. 3

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

Building and Grounds Workday - 9 a.m. 

Friday, Nov. 4

AA - 9:00 a.m. 

Saturday, Nov. 5

Suffolk Association Meeting - Huntington - 9:00 a.m.. 

Sunday, Nov. 6

Celebration of Worship - 10:30 a.m.

Fellowship Hour - 11:30 a.m.   

Monday, Nov. 7

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

AA Meeting - 9 a.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 8

Church School, 2:45 p.m. 

Wednesday,  Nov. 9

Church Supper - 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 10

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

Building and Grounds Workday - 9 a.m. 

Friday, Nov. 11

AA - 9 a.m. 

Sunday, Nov. 13

Celebration of Worship - 10:30 a.m;

Fellowship Hour - 11:30 a.m. 

Monday, Nov. 14

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

AA - 9 a.m. 

Tuesday, Nov. 15

Church School, 2:45 p.m.  

Thursday, Nov. 18

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

Building and Grounds Workday - 9 a.m. 

Friday, Nov. 19

AA - 9 a.m.  

Sunday, Nov. 20

Celebration of Worship - 10:30 a.m.

Fellowship Hour - 11:30 a.m.  

Monday, Oct. 17

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

AA Meeting - 9 a.m. 

Tuesday, Oct. 18

Church School, 2:45 p.m.  

Wednesday, Oct. 19

Music and Worship Committee, 5:00 p.m. 



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