This Sunday we continue our journey through the Gospel attributed to Matthew. Our reading, from the 6th Chapter, includes the Lord’s Prayer. The pastor’s sermon is titled “Pitching Yeast.” We will celebrate communion, collect for the Deacons’ Fund, used to provide confidential assistance to members of our covenant community, and collect non-perishable food for the […]
This Sunday we will worship in our Fellowship Hall to make room for the newest addition to the Victorian Tea fundraiser, the sold-our Children’s Tea. Our worship, at our regular time of 11:00am, will focus on the Sermon on the Mount from Matthew. The pastor’s sermon is titled “Reversal.”
This Sunday, the narrative lectionary continues in the Gospel traditionally attributed to Matthew with the story of the Temptation of Christ. The pastor’s sermon is titled “Chapter and Verse.” We’ll also remember the hard work of Rev. King and the countless others who have participated in the non-violent struggle for equality for all Americans.
While it is true that many strands of Protestant Christianity came together to create the rainbow tapestry that is today’s United Church of Christ, the first of these strands, and the one that gives shape to our own church history, is the Congregational tradition of New England. Those brave souls were seeking religious freedom, but […]
On Christmas Eve, December 24th, there will be two services: 5:00pm Family Service with Brown Bag Pageant – Join us for our unrehearsed audience-participation pageant as well as traditional candlelight and carols. 11:00pm Lessons and Carols Service – A very traditional service lead by the choir. We will collect for the Christmas Fund for the […]
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.
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