11-Family Yard Sale Saturday, May 26

     Join us as 11 church families join together for a yard sale on the church grounds Saturday, May 26 from 8 to 1.  You never know what's going to appear when 11 families decide to clean out their garages, attics, and basements! .    

Remembrance Service Sunday, May 27

     We will hold our annual Memorial Day Service of Remembrance on Sunday, May 27, at 10:30 a.m.  We will give thanks to God for the servicemen and servicewomen who gave their lives for our country.  We will also remember members and friends who have died in the past year.  

Memorial Day Sunday Church BBQ

     Rain is predicted, but that will never stop us!  Our annual Memorial Day Sunday Barbecue will take place at noon on Sunday, May 26.  Bring a dish to share, or contribute something toward the burgers and franks.  Everyone is welcome.  If the weather is nice, we'll eat outside,  If not, we'll cook outside and eat in Fellowship Hall.  No matter what, we'll have a great time!    

Memorial Day Parade 

     The Annual Orient Memorial Day Parade will take place on Monday, May 27, at 7:30 a.m.  That's right, first thing in the morning.  It starts and ends at the fire department.  If it rains, please dress accordingly.      

300th Anniversary  

     We celebrated our 300th Anniversary in 2017.  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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July 21 2018

Thursday, May 24

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

Building and Grounds Workday - 9 a.m. 

Homemaker's Club - 12:30 p.m.  

Friday, May 25

AA - 9 a.m. 

Saturday, May 26

11-Family Yard Sale on church grounds, 8 - 1  

Sunday, May 27

Remembrance Service - 10:30 a.m

Church BBQ - Noon

Monday, May 28

Parade - 7:30 a.m.

AA - 9 a.m. 

Thursday, May 31

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

Building and Grounds Workday - 9 a.m. 

Homemaker's Club - 12:30 p.m. 

Friday, June 1

AA - 9 a.m.

Sunday, June 3

Celebration of Worship - 10:30 a.m

Fellowship Hour - 11:30 a.m.  

Monday, June 4

AA Meeting - 9 a.m.

Women's Breakfast Club, Crazy Beans, 9 a.m. 

Thursday, June 7

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, June 8

AA - 9 a.m.

Sunday, June 10

Celebration of Worship - 10:30 a.m.

Fellowship Hour - 11:30 a.m.

Monday, June 11

AA Meeting - 9 a.m.

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

Thursday, June 14

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

Church Workday - 9:00 a.m. 

Homemaker's Club - 12:30 p.m.  

Friday, June 15

AA Meeting - 9 a.m.

Saturday, June 16

Elinor Williams Memorial Service, 10:30 a.m.   

Sunday,  June 17

Celebration of Worship - 10:30 a.m.  

Fellowship Hour - 11:30 a.m.  

Monday, June 18

AA Meeting - 9 a.m.

Women's Breakfast Club - 9 a.m., Crazy Beans, Greenport 

Wednesday, June 20

Music and Worship - 5 p.m. 

Wider Missions, 7:00 p.m. 

Thursday, June 21

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

Building and Grounds Workday - 9 a.m.  

Homemaker's Club - 12:30 p.m.  

Friday, June 22

AA - 9:00 a.m.

Saturday, June 23

Kenneth Newman Memorial Service, time TBA

Sunday, June 24

Celebration of Worship - 10:30 a.m.

Fellowship Hour - 11:30 a.m.

Church Council - Noon 

Monday, June 25

AA Meeting - 9 a.m.

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

 

 

  

  

 

 

 

 

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