This final Sunday of Advent we turn to Matthew’s version of the Annunciation, where the angel appears to Joseph. We will light a candle for love, and watch a video teaching by William Paul Young, author of the bestselling novel “The Shack.” Please join us at 11:00 as we worship our Amazing God!
It is hard not to have mixed feelings. We abhor violence, but worship a Savior who engaged in violent protest in the Temple. We despise rioting and looting, yet every year we celebrate the patriots of the Boston Tea Party, who rioted and destroyed the property of others to protest economic injustice. We are troubled […]
On this Third Sunday of Advent, we light a pink candle for joy, reflecting the angel’s opening line to Mary, “Rejoice, favored one!” The Narrative Lectionary brings us to the Book of the Prophet Isaiah and the Servant Songs from the latter part of that text. The sermon is titled “Becoming.”
We’ll struggle with odd texts, as our Advent 2 theme of peace runs into the Book of Esther, with vengeance and triumphalism. The pastor’s sermon is titled “In which hands get dirty.” We’ll come to the Lord’s Table in celebration, and accept non-perishable food offerings for the local pantry and monetary offerings for our Deacons’ […]
Emmanuel: the folk, blues and good news Christmas musical by Dorothy Davidson Hausske Who: All Ages What: Emmanuel: An Exuberant, Heart-Warming Christmas Musical When: Three Performances Only: Friday, December 12th at 7:30pm and Saturday and Sunday, December 13th and 14th at 4:00pm Cost: Ticket prices – $20, $15 and $10 Please call 631-563-8915 or 631-553-5596 […]
Enjoy Cocoa and Carols in the SCUCC Fellowship Hall During Sayville’s Miracle on Main Holiday Celebration Who: All Ages What: Enjoy Cocoa, Crafts, Carols and Holiday Fellowship When: Saturday, November 29th from 5pm – 9pm Cost: Free Warm up in the Fellowship Hall during Sayville’s Miracle on Main Holiday Celebration. We’ll be sharing cocoa, crafts […]
This Sunday we turn to the Book of the Prophet Jeremiah. The pastor’s sermon is titled “Holy Angst.” Before worship, children will attend Sunday School in the Education Building, and adults will gather in the Vestry at 10:00am for a class on the formation of the United Church of Christ.
This Sunday’s scripture comes from the Book of the Prophet Isaiah, and will focus on the reign of Hezekiah. The sermon is titled “The Word He Saw: Voice and Vision.” Before worship, children will gather at 10:10am for Sunday School in the Education Building. At the same time, adult’s will gather in the Vestry for […]
On Saturday at 4:30pm, we will gather to celebrate the Life and Ministry of the Rev. Trevor Hausske, our late Minister Emeritus. Immediately after that celebration, we will move to the Fellowship Hall for Wine and Cheese, followed by our Homecoming Dinner. On Sunday morning at 11:00am, we will gather to worship. Our primary text […]
This Sunday at 11:00am, we continue our journey through the Hebrew Scriptures, studying the story of Naaman and Elisha (2 Kings 5:1-14). Pastor’s sermon is titled “Not in the expected form.” Before worship at 10:00am, children will gather in the Education Building for Sunday School, and Adults will gather in the Vestry for the Pastor’s […]
This Sunday, we turn to Solomon. The Children’s Story will focus on Solomon’s Super Power, and the sermon text will be the Judgment of Solomon. The pastor’s sermon is titled “Pyrhhic Victory.” We will also be receiving our special “Neighbors In Need” collection, used to fund the UCC’s missions of compassion and care.
When I was young, a distant cousin was convinced that Skylab, falling out of orbit, would fall on her home and kill her. The threat was not real, but her fear was. It changed her behavior for several weeks, making her world a small and threatening place. On 9/11, I walked from lower Manhattan, back […]
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