Epiphany Is a Season!

On Sunday, January 8, we had to cancel our Epiphany Service due to snow.

But, Epiphany is not a day.  It's a season.

So, we'll celebrate Epiphany on Sunday, January 15, at 10:30 a.m. Please join us!

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.



 
January 21 2017

Thursday, January 12

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

Building and Grounds Workday - 9 a.m. 

Friday, January 13

AA - 9 a.m. 

Sunday, January 15

Celebration of Worship - 10:30 a.m;

Fellowship Hour - 11:30 a.m. 

Monday, January 16

AA - 9 a.m. 

Tuesday, January 17

Church School, 2:45 p.m.  

Thursday, January 19

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

Building and Grounds Workday - 9 a.m. 

Friday, January 20

AA - 9 a.m.  

Sunday, January 22

Celebration of Worship - 10:30 a.m.

Fellowship Hour - 11:30 a.m.  

Monday, January 23

AA Meeting - 9 a.m. 

Tuesday, January 24

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, January 25

Church Council Meeting, 7:00  p.m.

Thursday, January 26

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

Friday, January 27

AA Meeting - 9 a.m. 

Sunday, January 29

Celebration of Worship - 10:30 a.m.  Annual Meeting immediately following. 

Monday, January 30

AA Meeting - 9 a.m.

Tuesday, January 31

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, February 1

Community Supper - 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, February 2

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

Church Workday - 9:00 a.m. 

Friday, February 3

AA Meeting - 9 a.m.

Sunday,  February 5

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

Fellowship Hour - 11:30 a.m. 

Monday, February 6

AA Meeting - 9 a.m.

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

Tuesday, February 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. 

Thursday, February 9

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

Building and Grounds Workday - 9 a.m.  

Friday, February 10

AA - 9:00 a.m. 

Sunday, February 12

Celebration of Worship - 10:30 a.m.

Fellowship Hour - 11:30 a.m.   

Monday, February 13

AA Meeting - 9 a.m.

Tuesday, February 14

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.   

 

Join Us!

If you're curious about what a truly nurturing community of believers is like, then you should come to the Join Us section to find out how you can get involved.

 

New Pix

Come to the photo gallery to check out our most recent pictures. 

 

What is UCC?

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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