Are you ready to dive deep in the spirit? This summer’s Vacation Bible School will have a very wet theme as we play with undersea adventures and consider God’s Blue Earth. The program will run from August 19-23 in the mornings, and is open to all members of the community. The cost is $15 per [...]
This summer we will turn over our gallery wall to our own community of amazing artists, young and old. Start getting your work framed and ready!
This Sunday: Break out your reds! This Sunday we celebrate the arrival of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost. Pastor Gary’s Message for the Young is “Muggle and Other Tongues,” and his sermon is titled “Quantum Weirdness.” AJ and the choir will be joined by a band, with musical offerings from spirituals to Radiohead.
This Sunday we celebrate the Ascension of Christ. Pastor Gary’s Message for the Young, “Dancing with Jesus,” may involve a “whole lotta shakin’ goin’ on…” His sermon is titled “St. Catherine’s Head and Other Messy Relics.” It is also Mother’s Day, so children will be staying with their families through the service, which will include [...]
This Sunday: In light of the Boston Marathon Bombings, Pastor Gary will grapple with the problem of horrendous evils in a sermon titled [insert title here]. After our gathering and a blessing, kids will head off to Children’s Worship.
I had two calls between the gate and baggage claim yesterday. The first was Josh letting me know that Tony was rushing to Iowa. The second was my mother, letting me know of the terrorist attack in Boston. As you may remember, I attended divinity school in the area, and have many friends still living, [...]
We will return to the regular cycle of scripture readings, called the Revised Common Lectionary, during worship for the next several weeks. In particular, we’ll be reading from the Revelation to John, a hotly contested text, and the last in the New Testament canon. The pastor will focus on apocalyptic thought in this book, as [...]
Maundy Thursday and Good Friday @ 7pm Holy Week continues with our traditional services at 7pm in our historic Sanctuary. Thursday’s service will include Washing of the Feet and the Lord’s Supper. Easter Sunday @ 6am Many members of the local community join us for a free ride and Sunrise Service on the Great South [...]
Crowds have gathered along the route towards Wall Street to join in the ticker-tape reception of the traveling teacher arriving in town on an old bicycle. Corporate heads are leery of his popularity with thousands of ragtag followers. He promises joy to all who follow him. Join us in the Vestry to explore some of [...]
The Crucifixion and Resurrection for Kids – Ever wonder how to explain the crucifixion and resurrection to your child in a way that doesn’t involve blood, gore and an angry god? Pastor Gary of Sayville Congregational United Church of Christ will bring a progressive and historically accurate view of these important events to an age [...]
About This Sunday: It’s Palm Sunday! Our children will sing and distribute palms as we remember Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem. The pastor’s sermon, “As fun as a root canal…” will (hopefully) be more fun than a root canal, and will include the children on the chancel throughout. Our music will range from 18th century hymnody [...]
On Saturday, April 13, 2013 The INN’s Walk INN to Fight Hunger will be held at the Shrine of Our Lady of the Island in Manorville. The walk benefits The INN’s mission to serve the hungry and homeless on Long Island. The funds we raise will go directly to support our own Having Friends INN. [...]
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