Wednesday, June 25, 2014

This Week at Old South Haven Church

Thank you to the several individuals who made last Sunday a true celebration: to Cheyenne Johnson who read her winning essay in our Worship Service; to Nancy Best who made the arrangements for Cheyenne's presence and designed the certificate; to Judi Bird and the Deacons for arranging the picnic; to Joann Neal the hamburger/hot dog chef; to all who brought salads; to Daiquane Neal who brought out tables and chairs and did a great job of clean-up; to Sandy and the choir who once again created a praise-filled tone to morning worship; to Kappy who stepped in to be our lay reader and set the atmosphere for worship; …and to every one of you who made visitors feel welcome and brought joy to the worship hour and a true sense of fellowship at the picnic.
Pastor Tom

Sunday, June 29 10:00am Morning Worship
Alan Stevens. preacher
Sermon: "Tom's Place
Lessons: Exodus 16: 13-17 Matthew 25: 34-36

Sunday, July 6 10:00am Morning Worship: Holy Communion
Sermon: "Discard So That You May Receive"
Lessons: Matthew 6: 19- 22; Hebrews 11: 8-16; 32- 12:2

Saturday, July 12 1:00pm South Country Peace Group
Monday, July 14- Friday July 18 Pastor Tom attending Annual
Conference of National Campus Ministry Association
Washington University Campus, St. Louis, Missouri

Summer NEWSletter is in the mail: thank you Lyn and John.
Online version of newsletter is available at Photos of Peace Essay award and Picnic is available at; and an audio recording of Cheyenne reading her essay is available at The text of her essay will soon be available.

Thursday, June 12, 2014

This Week at Old South Haven Church

We announce the death of Dr. Albert W. Stahman on Tuesday, June 10, and extend our sympathy to his wife Irene, son Paul (spouse Debra), daughter Lila (spouse Nathaniel) and grandchildren Maxwell Stahman and Baxter Corwin. Visitation will be at the Robertaccio Funeral Home, Patchogue, on Friday, June 13, from 2 to 4 pm and 7-9 pm with Rev. Philipp conducting a service at 8:00 pm. Interment will be at Woodland Cemetery, Bellport.

Saturday, June 14 3:00pm "A House Sing"
Long Island Traditional Music Assoc.
hosted by Janet Barry
(Bring a pot luck item –supper at 6 pm).
If you play an instrument bring it; all are welcome.
Carriage House

General Assembly of PCUSA convenes in Detroit

Sunday, June 15 10:00am Father's Day
Sermon: "Give Appreciation for Fathers"
Lessons: Proverbs 4: 1-13 Ephesians 6: 1-4

Monday, June 16 7:00pm Session Meeting

Thursday, June 19 (dumpster present for one week)
cleaning out the two basements project

Saturday, June 21 General Assembly of PCUSA ends

Sunday, June 22 10:00am Morning Worship
Winner of 2014 Peacemakers Essay Contest
Church Picnic after Morning Worship

Tuesday, June 24 Presbytery Meeting, Northport

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

This Week at Old South Haven Church

Thursday, June 4 8:00am Rev. Wright, Cary, and Philipp
Breakfast Meeting: Joint Planning
11:00am Rehearsal for Saturday Concert
5-7pm Pastor Tom in NYC Alumni/ae
Union Theological Seminary

Saturday, June 7 5:00pm "Making Beautiful Music Together"
an evening of love through song
Maria D'Amato and Dimitrie Lazich

Sunday, June 8 10:00am Pentecost Sunday
Sermon: "When the Holy Spirit
Speaks My Language"
Lessons: Genesis 11: 1-9
Acts 2:1-13
Consider wearing something Red

Saturday, June 14 3:00pm "A House Sing"
Long Island Traditional Music Association
hosted by Janet Barry
bring a pot-luck item (supper at 6:00pm)
if you play an instrument bring it
all are welcome –bring a friend
The Carriage House

Sunday, June 15 10:00am Father's Day
Sermon:" Give Appreciation for Fathers"
Lessons: Proverbs 4: 1-13, 20-27
Ephesians 6: 1-4