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Sayville Congregational United Church of Christ
131 Middle Road, Sayville, NY 11782-3158
631-589-1519; www.sayvilleucc.org
Ray Bagnuolo, Pastor; 631-827-8611; ray@sayvilleucc.org 

Do you have an announcement for us to add? Email Heather Corcoran, Editor

Office Hours - Monday - Thursday for 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Ray's Weekly Comments - Click Here

Invitation from Rev. Dwight Lee Wolter​for our Combined Worship Serve at the
Congregational Church of Patchogue on Sunday, October 22
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Click Here


Happy Birthday!
Sue Lanchantin & Roberta Smith on October 11th
Diane Lypen on October 14th

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One Community: Many Voices
A Musical Workshop on Diversity Using Beatboxing & MC/Rapping
For children 8-16 and Open for All Ages. Join us in the Vestry on Friday, October 13th from 4 - 7 PM and on Saturday, October 14, from 10 AM - 2 PM with a culminating performance on Sunday, October 15th. All children and grandchildren of members and friends are free.  Thanks to  Sylvia Ramsaywak for organizing this creative and exciting event!
Click here to register.

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Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser
Please come and enjoy a delicious breakfast and help support Sharing a Meal at the same time! On Saturday, October 14th from 9 - 11 AM for our Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser for Sharing a Meal, held at Bluestone Tavern located at 21 Main Street, West Sayville. Tickets are $10 each. The breakfast includes pancakes, scrambled eggs, bacon and a beverage of your choice (coffee, tea or juice). There will also be a basket raffle. All proceed from the event go to Sharing a Meal. Call Jerry Avolio or Gini McLaughlin for tickets at 631-363-6696.

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Andy Cooney's Christmas Celebration
Accompanied by The Big Apple Ensemble with Special Guests: New York Tenors
Larry Gatlin, Ronan Tynan,Hibernian Festival Singers,
H.I.M.S.
Monday, December 11, 8 PM Carnegie Hall, New York, NY

This concert benefits Hope House.
Michael Jayne has spoken with the contact person and has been told that there are $75 tickets for Orchestra/Side seating, which is a big reduction. In order to get this ticket price, we would need a commitment of 12 folks Monday the 16th. Please contact Heather if you are interested in attending this evening with our friends, Fr. Frank and the HIMS from Hope House. Transportation is not included. More information here.

Prayer Requests... 
  • Prayers for Sue Lanchantin's son, Paul, who was recently diagnosed with cancer.
  • Prayers for God's Grace during traveling for Beatrice Buxton and continued prayers for release from pain for Linda Lane.
  • Our prayers are with all those whose lives were changed forever by the attack in Las Vegas. We pray for guidance on how to end these horrific acts that continue, adding to our prayers -  a request for courage to bring the moral responsibility of our faith to bear on those who have to power to change access to guns that should never be in anyone's hands.
  • Prayers for Fran Bergmann, now home and healing as fast as she can!
  • Continued Prayers for Susan Ryan's sister-in-law, Celia Muller, facing aggressive cancer treatments.
  • I thank God for hearing from my son who lives in Puerto Rico ~ Brenda
  • Prayers for Rose Marie Torre who has been told she had a very aggressive and incurable cancer. Prayers for her and her family.
  • Prayers for Anthony, the great grandson of Mike and Judie Jayne
  • Prayers for Don Ketcham  who is in Sayville Nursing and Rehabilitation.
  • Prayers for the safe return of those in uniform serving around the world. 
  • Prayers for Karen Maust's sister, Marilyn, as she continues chemotherapy treatment and Karen's brother Steve, as he faces uncertain medical needs.​

Saturday, October 14: Justice Team Meeting at 10 AM
at 10:00 AM in the Vestry. Please join us in person or call or video in using Zoom:
Video Link or Dial In at 646-558-8656 Meeting ID # 371 322 239

Sunday, October 15: 
- Choir Rehearsal at 9:00 AM
- Worship with us at 10:00 AM; Children's Time and Church School
- Worship is LIVESTREAMED
- Diversity Using Beatboxing & MC/Rapping (as part of worship)
- Talkback at approximately 11:30 AM - Noon
- Wedding scheduled for 1:00 PM

Monday, October 16:
- Church Office is Open from 9 AM - 1PM
- Bible Conversation at 11:45 AM in the Vestry
- Sharing a Meal at 5:30 PM in the Fellowship Hall
- Trustees Meeting at 7:00 PM in the Vestry
- Courage to Change (NA Meeting) in the Fellowship Hall

Tuesday, October 17: 
- Church Office is Open from 9 AM - 1PM
- Senior Exercise 9 AM in the Vestry
- Sharing a Meal at 5:30 PM in the Fellowship Hall

- Bible Conversation at 7 PM in the Vestry

Wednesday, October 18: 
- Church Office is Open from 9 AM - 1PM
- Sharing a Meal at 5:30 PM in the Fellowship Hall

- Choir Rehearsal at 6 PM in the Vestry
- Twelve Step Meeting 7:30 PM in the vestry


Thursday, October 19: 
- Church Office is Open from 9 AM - 1PM
- Prayer Shawl Ministry at 10 AM in the Library
- Senior Exercise 12:15 PM in the Vestry
- Heart of Long Island Rehearsal and Set-up for Saturday performance 4 - 7PM

- Sharing a Meal at 5:30 PM in the Fellowship Hall
- NARanon Meeting at 6:45 PM in the Fellowship Hall

Friday, October 20: 
- Church Office Closed
- Refugee Action Committee meeting - Contact Jeanne Newcombe
Saturday, October 21st: Fall in Love with Barbershop
Featuring "Heart of Long Island Chorus with special guest quartets.
Sayville Congregational United Church of Christ. In the Sanctuary & Vestry 5PM - 11PM
Tickets are $20. More Information here.
Saturday, October 21:
- Church Office Closed
- Serenity in Sayville - Twelve Step Meeting at 11 AM in the Fellowship Hall
- Fall in Love with Barbershop (see above) 5 - 11 PM

Sunday, October 22: Wellness Sunday and Congregational Luncheon
- Choir Rehearsal at 9:00 AM
- Worship with us at 10:00 AM; Children's Time and Church School
- Worship is LIVESTREAMED
- Congregational Luncheon and Wellness Workshop

Monday, October 23: 
- Church Office is Open from 9 AM - 1PM
- Bible Conversation at 11:45 AM in the Vestry
- Sharing a Meal at 5:30 PM in the Fellowship Hall
Elders Meeting at 7:00 PM in the Vestry
- Courage to Change (NA Meeting) in the Fellowship Hall

Tuesday, October 24: 
- Church Office is Open from 9 AM - 1PM
- Senior Exercise 9 AM in the Vestry
- Sharing a Meal at 5:30 PM in the Fellowship Hall

- Bible Conversation at 7 PM in the Vestry

Wednesday, October 25: 
- Church Office is Open from 9 AM - 1PM
- Senior Exercise 9 AM in the Vestry
- Sharing a Meal at 5:30 PM in the Fellowship Hall

- Choir Rehearsal at 6 PM in the Vestry
- Twelve Step Meeting 7:30 PM in the vestry


Thursday, October 26: 
- Church Office is Open from 9 AM - 1PM
- Prayer Shawl Ministry at 10 AM in the Library
- Senior Exercise 12:15 PM in the Vestry

- Sharing a Meal at 5:30 PM in the Fellowship Hall
- NARanon Meeting at 6:45 PM in the Fellowship Hall

Friday, October 27: 
- Church Office Closed

Saturday, October 28:
- Church Office Closed
- Serenity in Sayville - Twelve Step Meeting at 11 AM in the Fellowship Hall

Sunday, October 29th: Combined Evening
Worship with Patchogue Congregational Church

On October 29th, the route of the Suffolk County Marathon
makes it very difficult to get to our morning worship service at 10:00 AM.
For that reason, we are combining our worship and pot-luck dinner
​with Patchogue Congregational Church at 7:00 PM.
Transportation provided if needed. More to come! 
Monday, October 29: 
- Church Office is Open from 9 AM - 1PM
- Bible Conversation at 11:45 AM in the Vestry - Ray in Absentia
- Sharing a Meal at 5:30 PM in the Fellowship Hall
- Courage to Change (NA Meeting) in the Fellowship Hall

Tuesday, October 30: 
- Church Office is Open from 9 AM - 1PM
- Senior Exercise 9 AM in the Vestry
- Sharing a Meal at 5:30 PM in the Fellowship Hall

- Bible Conversation at 7 PM in the Vestry - Ray in Absentia

Wednesday, October 31: 
- Church Office is Open from 9 AM - 1PM
- Senior Exercise 9 AM in the Vestry
- Sharing a Meal at 5:30 PM in the Fellowship Hall

- Choir Rehearsal at 6 PM in the Vestry
- Twelve Step Meeting 7:30 PM in the vestry

Save the dates!

​Turn your clocks back 1 hour on Saturday night 11/4 

Thursday, November 9th: Presented by LITAC
Long Island Transgender Advocacy Council

Everything you every wanted to know about Transgender
and were afraid to ask. In our Vestry/Sanctuary.
​All are invited. More to come.

Monday, November 13: Elders Meeting 7 PM
Monday, November 20: Trustees Meeting 7 PM


Sunday, November 19th: TDOR
Transgender Day of Remembrance

Hosted by LITAC. 7:00 PM. In our Vestry/Sanctuary.
All are invited. Save the date.

Saturday, November 25th: Carols and Cocoa 5 - 8 PM
More to come...

December 1st through 3rd: Our 26th Victorian Tea 
Reserve your tickets today!  See below for details!

Monday, December 4:Full Board Meeting 7 PM
Sunday, December 10: Annual Meeting of the Congregation


Monday, December 11, 2017: The HIMS at Carnegie Hall
Save the date for our group trip to NYC and Carnegie Hall for a
Christmas Celebration Benefit for Hope House Ministries

Be sure to visit our website at www.sayvilleucc.org 
and our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/sayvilleucc
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Sunday, October 15th Stewards

Liturgist ~ Kris Minschke
Guest Music Director ~ James Higgins
Greeters & Ushers ~ Gail and Ted Heyse
Projectionist & Livestreaming
Projection Slides ~  Kimberley Reiser
Building Closing
Hospitality ~ The Newcombes
                           
Please Click Here to Sign Up

Sunday Stewards Needed!!
Please call Heather in the office if you can help
with the new online Sign Up tool 
here
631-589-1519  

Everyone can sign up. We will help you know what to do!


“There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea.”
― Henry James, Portrait of a Lady

Reserve your Victorian Tea tickets today! Tickets are selling fast!
Mail check made out to "Sayville UCC"
to:
Connie Kauffman, 176 Marion Street, Sayville, NY 11782

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Got Baskets??
The Victorian Tea committee is in need of baskets, empty ones, to fill with treasures for the raffle that is a popular feature of the tea. If you have any size basket that you no longer need, we would love to take it off your hands. Just bring it to church in the next few weeks. Thank you!!!




Stop & Shop Cards are available at coffee hour each week.
They make great gifts and are great way to purchase your groceries
while supporting Sayville Congregational United Church of Christ.


Giving:
United Church of Christ congregations pays its own bills, hires its own staff, and maintains its own facilities from the voluntary gifts of members and friends. Donations are accepted in the basket on Sundays, as well as through our online giving program or through direct payments. Please call Heather in the office to answer any questions you may have about how we can best to accommodate your gifts.  And, please consider buying Stop & Shop Gift Cards to support the church. Available at coffee hour each week, a portion of their cost goes to Sayville Congregational United Church of Christ.

Newsletters:
Are you receiving our weekly newsletters:  eChimes and Justice Chimes Newsletters? Let us know: ray@sayvilleucc.org. Visit our website for more information. at www.sayvilleucc.org. Do you need these in print? 

Please let us know if anything is incorrect or needs to be edited. Thanks!

Sayville Congregational United Church of Christ
131 Middle Road, Sayville, NY 11782-3101
631-589-1519; churchadmin@sayvilleucc.org
 www.sayvilleucc.org; www.facebook.com/sayvilleucc
         Heather Corcoran, Church Administrator; eChimes Editor
Ray Bagnuolo, Pastor, 631-827-8611; ray@sayvilleucc.org