Welcome to the Stony Brook Community Church Online! We are proud to be an active United Methodist congregation.
Here you will find information concerning our church and its ministries. We hope you enjoy visiting our website. Our church is a warm, friendly fellowship, and we want you to feel comfortable and at liberty to call on us for anything you need. Feel free to browse through the various areas of our website and learn about our people and programs. Call me to learn more about our congregation, or if you have a family or a personal need for spiritual assistance.
When you come and worship with us, you will find:
Elizabeth Braddon, Pastor
Pastor's Study: 631-751-0659
Office hours: Usually Monday - Thursday, 9-1pm or by appointment (please call first)
Keep abreast of church news in The Church Herald:
CLICK HERE: March 2013 Church Herald
CLICK HERE: February 2013 Church Herald
CLICK HERE: January 2013 Church Herald
CLICK HERE: November/December 2012 Church Herald
This July, as we bid farewell and happy retirement to Pastor Liz, we will also be welcoming our new pastor, Reverend Chuck Van Houten. Rev. Van Houten is currently Senior Pastor at Centerport United Methodist Church, where he has served since 2001. He has also served in Mamaroneck United Methodist Church, as Associate and Assistant Pastor, and at the United Methodist Church of Port Washington, as Student Assistant Pastor. A native of Long Island, Rev. Van Houten graduated from Syosset High School (class of '79). He earned a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Music from Long Island University, C.W. Post Center, and a Masters in Divinity and Theology from Drew University, Theological School. Opportunities to meet Rev. Van Houten will be announced in the coming months.
Our role in this world-wide United Methodist initiative may not be huge, but it will be mighty! On Sunday, May 19th, after a short worship service in the sanctuary beginning at 9:30 a.m., our SBCC work teams will set out to help designated households in the community by doing yard work and minor repairs. Afterward, we will regroup in the Community Room to share lunch and our experiences.
Last month you marked your calendars; this month consider joining a team. Our existing teams are Team Michele Dexter, Team Alyssa Smith, Team Pat Martin, and Team Whitney Roberts. Each group will consist of @7-8 people. ALL OF US: men, women, young adults, and children are encouraged to be a part of this very important morning. There is a job for everyone!
Contact Pat Martin for further information, to join a work team or be a team leader, or to indicate a homeowner who needs our help. Look for sign-up sheets in the Community Room.
Once again, let’s have a great day
changing the world in our own small way!