Annual Barbecue


Yes, we are already thinking barbecue. Right now we are still looking for a couple of our church family, either men or women or both to get a Suffolk County Food Managers Certificate. You study online for it and then take the written test in Yaphank. Call Debbie Doscinski (516-991-5185)for further information. We are required to have people on premise during the BBQ who have this certification. Please help us out!  See following:                   


Online Class:  The online Food Manager's course is equivalent to the traditional classroom class, and satisfies the Food Manager certificate requirement for all food establishments, allowing you to take the class at your convenience. The course consists of 20 modules that address various food safety topics, with a short quiz that follows each module. Successfully answering the quiz questions allows you to advance to the next module. You must complete all modules within 45 days of registering for the course. After completing all modules, you will be prompted to sign up for a test date. The exam is given at our offices in Yaphank and test dates are scheduled on a regular basis.


We have sent 52 school kits and 10 health kits to Church World service as part of our church missions program. We thank each of you who donated a kit or parts of a kit.


Church Parlor  Our Church parlor has some new furniture! Two Windsor style wooden chairs with arms have been donated by Ray Cardinal Jr. Thank you so very much, Ray. Those of us who have trouble getting up from regular seating will truly enjoy them. 


 Let’s get Artsy


This is a very popular new program being held in our church, also simply called “Paint Time.” If you would like to try dabbling in paint and check out your talent give it a try.  NO skill is required and all supplies are provided. Bring your own snacks and beverages. Picture designs will be posted at church. Cost is $25 per session with a portion of that going to the church. Our next date is in JUne.


Please contact Debbie Doscinski if you are interested. 

516- 991-5185


Christmas in July


Thinking ahead to July. Time does fly doesn’t it? I am writing this in April and just the thought of July being a few short months ahead is “kinda” scary.  This is just reminding all that in July we have our “Christmas in July” collection for the “veterans of the Cross;” Our UCC retired pastors and other UCC professionals. Some of the funding is used to help those who are in urgent need now due to illness, family difficulties and the like. Please start saving your pennies. We’d love to see a record amount this year. Our Good Friday service offering has already been earmarked for this mission.