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Hurricanes; How to help / How to Donate

by Stuart

People wishing to assist victims affected by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria as well as the earthquakes in Mexico can: Write a check to Setauket Presbyterian Church and put in the memo line ‘Hurricane PDA’ and the church will send it off to Presbyterian Disaster Assistance. Donate directly to Presbyterian Disaster Assistance at pda.pcusa.org . […]

World Communion Sunday: Three Calls for Mission

by Stuart

On Sunday, October 1, our congregation will join with our sisters and brothers in Christ across the country and around the world celebrating the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ who fed the hungry, walked with the poor, healed the sick, welcomed the strangers, spoke truth to power, and modeled how to love and […]

Ongoing Missions

by Stuart

WELCOME FRIENDS SOUP KITCHEN October 11 article in the Port Jefferson Patch.com ITEMS NEEDED FOR THE FOOD PANTRY! Our collection of nonperishable food items goes to Grace Presbyterian Church‘s food pantry in Selden.  The pantry is running very low right now, so please consider adding some extra items to your cart the next time you […]

Volunteer Opportunities

by Stuart

COOKS / COORDINATORS / “PICK UP” VOLUNTEER POSITIONS… Welcome INN, a dedicated team of excellent volunteers serving healthy, nutritious meals with dignity and respect to 60-80 hungry neighbors five times a week is now seeking volunteers for the following positions: Cook – Prepare 2 meals each month.  Plan, cook and prepare with assistance.  Some formal […]

Mothers Day Mission Project

by Stuart

Founders Circle is offering an alternative way to honor or remember mothers or other women in your life on Mother’s Day by supporting the Healthy Women, Healthy Families mission program that is part of PC(USA) that assists global partners by providing grants to fund education, health services, and community development in impoverished communities. Your gifts […]

What Does it Mean to be a Sanctuary Church?

by Stuart

Sanctuary is one of the most ancient faith traditions that has been used in times of crisis. The Office of Presbyterian Witness in Washington, D.C.,  the Synod of the Northeast, the Presbytery of Long Island and Long Island Jobs With Justice (a workers’ rights organization that advocates for immigrant rights) have been offering opportunities to […]

Pledges for 2015

by Stuart

“Abundant Gratitude, Overflowing Generosity” is about more than money, but our gratitude and generosity take effect when we pledge to support the church financially and when we commit our time and effort to committees or events or programs. Pledges of financial support are being received for 2015 at this time. You can mail your pledge to the […]

221st General Assembly Letter to Congregations

by Stuart

Here’s a Letter to Congregations from the General Assembly 2014. And (of local interest), a quick summary of the overtures from the Presbytery of Long Island. Wednesday evening, 6/18, the overture for an Authoritative Interpretation was approved by the GA: [10-03] On Issuing an Authoritative Interpretation of W-4.9000 to Affirm Pastoral Discretion in Performing Marriage […]