Rev. Margaret Cowden to speak at OCC  

On Sunday, June 18, The Rev. Margaret Cowden will be the guest speaker ar our Celebration of Worship at 10:30 a.m.  She will preach from the Book of Esther.  The title of her sermon is, "For Such a Time as This."  Join us as we hear this gifted minister preach on the subject of inclusivity during Pride Month.

Father's Day   

Sunday, June 18 is Father's Day.  In addition to having Rev. Cowden speak, we will be celebrating one of God's great gifts: fathers.  Please brng a photo of your Dad, Grandpa, or a favorite Uncle to place on the Communion Table.  

Photo Contest

As part of our 300th Anniversary, we are sponsoring a photo contest for students in grades K - 8 who reside in Southold Township.  The students will be asked to photograph their concept of "Kindness."  Photos should be taken between May 1 and June 30.  Please see "Photo Contest" on the drop-down menu above for the official runes, and remember to be kind!

300th Anniversary  

We are celebrating our 300th Anniversary this year!  Follow this link to a terrific article in the Suthold Local.   http://southoldlocal.com/2017/05/17/orient-congregational-church-celebrates-300th-anniversary/  

 

300th Anniversary Weekend Schedule  

Join us for our big Anniversary Weekend, Friday, August 11 - Sunday, August 13.  All events, (except for the Anniversary Dinner) are free, and will take place on the church grounds.

Friday, August 11 - 7:30 p.m.

Concert by the Greenport Band, followed by an Ice Cream Social

Saturday, August 12 - 3:00 p.m.

Homecoming Service

Saturday, August 12 - 5:00 p.m.

Anniversary Dinner.  Tickets are $50 per person.

Sunday, August 13 - 9:30 a.m.

Outdoor Worship, followed by Brunch    

     

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 Sterlington 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.



 
July 22 2017

 Monday, June 12

AA Meeting - 9 a.m.

Thursday, June 15

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

Building and Grounds Workday - 9 a.m.  

Friday, June 16

AA - 9 a.m. 

Sunday, June 18

Celebration of Worship - 10:30 a.m - Father's Day

Fellowship Hour - 11:30 a.m. 

Monday, June 19

AA - 9 a.m. 

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

Thursday, June 22

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

Building and Grounds Workday - 9 a.m. 

Homemakers' Club - 12:30 p.m.  

Friday, June 23

AA - 9 a.m. 

Saturday, June 24

Grant Lennox Memorial Service, 11 a.m.

Sunday, June 25 - Baccalaureate Sunday

Celebration of Worship - 10:30 a.m.

Fellowship Hour - 11:30 a.m.  

Monday, June 26

AA Meeting - 9 a.m.

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

Wednesday, June 28

Church Council - 7:00 p.m. 

Thursday, June 29

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

Building and Grounds workday - 9:00 a.m. 

Friday, June 30

AA Meeting - 9 a.m. 

Sunday, July 2

Celebration of Worship with Communion - 9:30 a.m.

Fellowship Hour - 10:30 a.m.

Heritage Day Parade - 12:00 noon 

Monday, July 3

AA Meeting - 9 a.m.

Women's Breakfast Club will not meet this morning

Thursday, July 6

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

Church Workday - 9:00 a.m. 

Friday, July 7

AA Meeting - 9 a.m.

Sunday,  July 9

Celebration of Worship - 9:30 a.m.

Fellowship Hour - 10:30 a.m.  

Monday, July 10

AA Meeting - 9 a.m.

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

Thursday, July 13

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

Building and Grounds Workday - 9 a.m.  

Friday, July 14

AA - 9:00 a.m.  

Sunday, July 16

Celebration of Worship - 9:30 a.m.

Fellowship Hour - 10:30 a.m.   

  

  

 

 

 

 

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