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Morning Worship 10.15am
Summer Worship 9.30am

The Rev. J. Gary Brinn

131 Middle Rd. in Sayville
Phone 631.589.1519

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This Sunday: April 27th

We begin a series about living in the chaos. It is titled “Get Dirty: Live your Faith.” Pastor Gary will be telling the children the story of Doubting Thomas, and will preach a sermon titled “Ungnostic,” explaining the early split in understanding how Jesus saves and the impact it has on our experience as Christians.

Holy Week Services

On Thursday evening at 7 PM, please join us for our Maundy Thursday service as we celebrate the institution of the Lord’s Supper and Christ’s model of servant leadership. Pastor Gary’s homily, called “In Christ,” will focus on the imperfect church. Friday evening at 7 PM we will hold a Tenebrae Service for Good Friday. […]

This Sunday: April 13th

Please join us for our annual Palm Sunday celebration. Christ’s entry into Jerusalem will be told as our children’s sermon and Pastor Gary’s sermon, “Alt/Sys” will reflect on what it means to declare Jesus as King.

This Sunday: April 6th

This Sunday’s scripture hints at Easter morning with a visit to Lazarus’ tomb. Pastor Gary’s sermon is titled “Roll.” We will welcome all to the table in celebration, breaking bread and sharing the cup. Please remember that on Communion Sunday we collect non-perishable food for the pantry and monetary offerings for the Deacons’ Fund that […]

This Sunday: March 30th

This Sunday we continue our Lenten journey, with guest preacher Dr. Will Donovan. The sermon text comes from the ninth chapter of the Gospel of John and includes the story of Jesus healing the man who had been blind from birth. We will also collect one of our six yearly special offerings, this one for […]

This Sunday: March 23

This Sunday we consider the breaking of social taboos as we reflect on Jesus’s encounter with the Samaritan woman at the well. The children’s sermon will ask why the Dead Sea is dead, and the pastor’s teaching will look to “Our Ancestor Jacob.”

This Sunday: March 16th

This Sunday, the Second in Lent, we revisit the story of Nicodemus. Pastor Gary’s teaching is titled “There Will Be Blood.” We’ll also revisit the beautiful bilingual worship song “Winds of Change.” Before church, join us at 10am to hear Bruggemann and Block discuss “Pain and Marching.”

This Sunday: March 9th

This Sunday we began our Lenten journey. Our texts include Christ’s Temptation in the Desert and the 32nd Psalm. We will welcome back Ed Hupton who will join our choir in leading musical praise. Pastor Gary’s sermon is titled “Failure is essential.” Before service, join us for a powerful video learning at 10 AM, as we […]

Ash Wednesday Services

Noon: Prayer and Ashes 7:00pm: Ash Wednesday Worship (with imposition of ashes)

This Sunday: March 2

We celebrate communion, collect for various ministries, and conclude our worship series on Paul’s letter to the churches gathered in Rome. Pastor Gary’s sermon is titled “Satan-Crushing Power.” Be sure to arrive by 10 am for our quick and easy faith development video series. This week: What happens when a top business guru and an Old […]

This Sunday: February 23rd

We continue our study of Paul’s letter to the churches gathered in Rome, studying the first seven verses of the 15th chapter. The Children’s Sermon will be about a famously bad haircut. Don’t forget our brief before worship video series. This week we listen to Parker Palmer teach about The Stranger. The clip will begin […]

2014-2015 Board of Deacons

At the Annual Meeting  on February 9th, the congregation called new deacons, and asked other deacons to continue in service. The following disciples will serve as your Board of Deacons for 2014-2015: Moderator/President – Gail Kieser Treasurer – Karen Maust Secretary/Clerk – Pat Cunningham Deacon for Extravagant Welcome – Tony Kelly-Morgan Deacon for Worship Life […]


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