Wednesday, September 26, 2012

[news] This Week At Old South Haven Presbyterian Church

This Week At Old South Haven Presbyterian Church


Friday, Sept. 28      8:00pm    “The Clean House”

      Debbie Mayo is receiving accolades for her performance in this production at Staller Center, SUNY Stony Brook. Pastor Tom is attending with two of our members and providing transportation. Room for one more!

Visit for more on “The Clean House.”


Saturday, Sept. 29     9-12am       Church yard clean up

                                                      Good exercise


Sunday, Sept. 30     10:00am        Morning Worship

                          Sermon: “The Best Story You’ve Never Heard”

                          Lessons:    Esther 7: 1-6, 9-10; 9: 20-22

                                             Mark 9: 38-50

                            Minute for Mission: Brian Mullahy

        Our Jewish brothers and Sisters have just finished observing two very important religious holidays: Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Our lectionary reading for this coming Sunday is from the Book of Esther and is celebrated as Purim (this year observed on March 7) The background is a wonderful story, probably one you never heard.


                                 6:00pm     Pot Luck Supper


Thursday, Oct. 4      6:00 – 10:00pm     “Share The Harvest”  Long Island Council of Churches

                                                             helping neighbors in need

                                                Crest Hollow Country Club

                                                8325 Jericho Turnpike, Woodbury

                                                           $135 per person

Visit for more on “Share the Harvest”


Sunday, Oct. 7      10:00am      World Communion Sunday

                                                  Receive the Peacemaking Offering

                                      Theme: “A Season of Peace”

  Using prayers, hymns, a communion liturgy prepared for the day.


Thursday and Friday, Oct. 11 and 12     Union Days at Union Theological Seminary,

                              Broadway at 120, NYC.

                              Pastor Tom attending

Friday, Oct. 12           5:00pm     Union Theological Seminary

                                         Conferring of the “Unitas” Awards.

     Pastor Tom is one of this year’s three recipients.  Ceremony followed immediately by a banquet. $75 for those attending the banquet. Linda Majowka, Shirley MacKay, and Nancy Best will be attending.  If others wish to attend inform Pastor Tom so that an invitation can be sent from the Seminary.

Visit for more about Union Days and learn about this year's Unitas Award recipients.


Thursday, Oct. 18       2:00pm     Presentation on the history of our area and Old South Haven Presbyterian Church by John Deitz  and others to the History Club of Bellport High School at the Church.


Saturday, Oct. 20        9:00am       Church Yard Sale


We are happy to announce that as a result of receiving a grant of $7,200 from The Knapp/Swezey Foundation and an additional anonymous gift of $2,000 from outside the congregation, we have been able to purchase a new baby grand piano. The delivery date will depend upon scheduling the removal of the present piano by the individual who will be the new owner.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

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               This Week At Old South Haven Presbyterian Church


Friday, Sept. 21         4:00pm      Peace advocates gathering

                                   The Park in Bayport: Montauk Highway at


This is International Peace Day, observed each year on the 21st of September around the world. The UN General Assembly has declared this as “a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace within and among all nations and peoples. The theme this year is “Sustainable Peace for a Sustainable Future”


Saturday, Sept 22    9:30am – 3:00pm     Presbytery Day at

                              Arumdaun Presbyterian Church, Bethpage, N.Y.


Sunday, Sept. 23     10:00am     Morning Worship

                                 Sermon:     “Head and Heart”

                                 Lessons:     Mark 9:30-37, James 3: 13-18

                                 Minute for Mission: Joann Neal


Wednesday, Sept. 26   7:00pm   Middle East Study Group

                                                    197 East Main Street, Patchogue


Saturday, Sept. 29     9:00am – 12pm   churchyard cleanup


Sunday,  Sept..30      10:00 am     Morning Worship

                              Sermon:  “The Best Story You’ve Never Heard”

                               Lessons:  Esther 7:1-6, 9-10; 9:20-22

                                                Mark 9: 38-50

                                Minute for Mission:   Brian Mullahy


                                     6:00pm      Pot Luck Supper


Sunday, Oct. 7           10:00am       World Communion Sunday


Tuesday, September 11, 2012

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This Week At Old South Haven Presbyterian Church



Tuesday, Sept. 11             7:00pm      Finance and Property Committee


Sunday, Sept. 16              10:00am     Morning Worship

                                                            Sermon:     “Power Of The Tongue”

                                                            Lessons:      Mark 8: 27-38

                                                                                James 3: 1-12


Monday, Sept 17               7:00pm      Session Meeting


Saturday, Sept. 22             9:30am – 3:00pm     Presbytery Day

                                                             Arumdaun Presbyterian Church

                                                                        Bethpage N.Y

                        “Planting Mustard Seeds: The Church Looks To The Future” 

                           several workshops; afternoon worship includes liturgical

                           dance and All Presbytery Choir singing  “All Good Gifts”

                            $10. per person. See Pastor Tom for transportation


Looking Ahead


Wednesday, Sept. 26           7:00pm    Middle East Study Group

                                                                197 East Main St., Patchogue


Sunday, Sept. 30                 6:30pm         Pot Luck Supper


Thursday, Oct. 4                 6:00pm         Long Island Council of Churches

                                                                  “Share the Harvest”

                                                                      helping neighbors in need

                                                                  Crest Hollow Country Club

                                                                  8325 Jericho Turnpike, Woodbury

                                                                                $135 per person


Sunday, Oct. 7                  10:00am     World Communion Sunday

                                                              Receive the Peacemaking Offering


Friday, October 12              5:00pm     Union Theological Seminary

                                                  “Unitas” Awards: Pastor Tom a recipient

                                                                   followed by Banquet: $75.





Wednesday, September 5, 2012

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      This Week At Old South Haven Presbyterian Church


Sunday, Sept. 9        10:00am              Morning Worship

                             Sermon: “Upsetting the Scales of Justice”

                             Lessons: Exodus 16: 2-15   Matt. 20: 1-16


Tuesday, Sept 11        7:00pm       Finance and Property Committee


Monday, Sep. 17         7:00pm        Session Meeting


Saturday, Sept 22         9:30am- 3:00pm       Presbytery Day

                                      Arandaun Presbyterian Church, Bethpage

                                      Theme: “Planting Mustard Seeds: The

                                                      Church Looks to the Future”

Workshops cover: being a young adult in church today; hearing the stories of recent immigrants; reaching out to seniors; organizing community donor gardens; prudent investing for churches and others. The afternoon will feature an all-presbytery choir and liturgical dance team. See Pastor Tom for more information. Cost is $12.


Sunday, Sept 30            6:30pm    Pot Luck Supper


On Friday evening, October 12, at 5:00pm,  Pastor Tom will be one of three alums from Union Theological Seminary, NYC to receive the Seminary’s Unitas Award. This awards honors particular alums for their contribution in academia, in pastoral ministry, or in community service and action ministry. More information will be forthcoming. There is no charge to attend the ceremony. There is a $75 charge for those attending the celebration banquet following. The event takes place at the Seminary, Broadway and 120th, Manhattan.