Christmas Eve Service

     Orient Congregational Church will celebrate Christmas Eve at 4:00 p.m. with a special service of candlelighting and pageantry.  We will light the Christ Candle, he children of the church will present the Story of the Nativity in pageant and song, and we will end with the congregation singing "Silent Night" by candlelight.

John's Place Homeless Shelter Ministry 

     Out Homeless Shelter ministry will begin on January 2, and will continue every Tuesday night for 10 weeks.  Please call the church if you are interested in volunteering.  

Thank you for supporting our Kit Campaign 

     Our church World Service Kit campaign was a success.  On Wednesday, October 11, the Church World Service truck picked up 10 Cleanup Buckets and 240 Hygiene kits, assembled by members and friends from from Orient Congregational Church, First Congregational Church of Riverhead, and Beach United Methodist Church on Westhampton Beach.  Well done, good and faithful servants! 

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/ 

 

     For the News Channel 12 story about our church, please copy and paste this link in your browser:

http://longisland.news12.com/clip/13539708/east-end-centuries-old-orient-church  

       

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 hiatus for the months of December and January.  Starting in February, the group meets  Monday mornings at 9:00 at the Sterlington 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 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.  

Worship Schedule 

     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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January 18 2018

Monday, December 18

AA Meeting - 9 a.m.

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

Tuesday, December 19

"Tuesday's Angels," 2:45 p.m. 

Wednesday, December 20

Church Council, 6 p.m.

Thursday, December 21

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

Building and Grounds Workday - 9 a.m. 

Friday, December 22

AA - 9 a.m. 

Sunday,December 24

Celebration of Worship - 10:30 a.m

Fellowship Hour - 11:30 a.m. 

Christmas Eve Service, 4:00 p.m. 

Monday, December 25

AA - 9 a.m. 

Have a Blessed Christmas!

Friday, December 29

AA - 9 a.m.

Sunday, December 31

Celebration of Worship - 10:30 a.m

Fellowship Hour - 11:30 a.m.  

Monday, January 1

AA Meeting - 9 a.m.

Tuesday, January 2

"Tuesday's Angels"  will not meet today.

John's Place Homeless Shelter - 4:00 p.m. 

Wednesday, January 3

Community Supper - 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, January 4

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

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

Homemaker's Club - 12:30 p.m. 

Friday, January 5

AA Meeting - 9 a.m. 

Sunday, January 7

Celebration of Worship - 10:30 a.m.

Fellowship Hour - 11:30 a.m.

Monday, January 8

AA Meeting - 9 a.m.

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

Tuesday, January 9

Tuesday's Angels - 2:45 p.m.   

Thursday, January 11

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

Church Workday - 9:00 a.m. 

Friday, January 12

AA Meeting - 9 a.m.

Sunday,  January 14

Celebration of Worship - 10:30 a.m.  

Fellowship Hour - 11:30 a.m.  

Monday, January 15

AA Meeting - 9 a.m.

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

Tuesday, January 16

"Tuesday's Angels" - 2:45 p.m.

Thursday, January 18

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

Building and Grounds Workday - 9 a.m.  

Friday, January 20

AA - 9:00 a.m.  

Sunday, January 21

Celebration of Worship - 10:30 a.m.

Fellowship Hour - 11:30 a.m.   

  

  

 

 

 

 

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