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Middle Island Congregational United Church of Christ - Historic Landmark Church Built in 1838, Purchased in 2009 and Restored

"The Little Church with a Big Heart"

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Middle Island Congregational United Church of Christ

271 Middle Country Road (Corner of Church Lane and Middle Country Road)

P.O. Box 90 (use PO Box 90 without street address for mailings.)

Middle Island, New York 11953


Phone: (631) 924-6201



Pastor: Rev. Robert Ruis




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What to Expect at MIUCC:


Worship Service:                                      10 AM each Sunday

Sunday School                                          10 AM each Sunday



Men's Ministry Breakfast                             9:30 AM  Feb. 10

 DVD Bible Lesson "Rev. Billy Graham"


Palm Sunday with palm leaves                  10:00 AM March 25


Good Friday Candle Light Service               7:00 PM March 30


Early Easter Service in East Garden            7:00 AM April 1


Easter Service with Memorial Lilies            10:00 AM April 1





 Read the March 2018 Newsletter here.


Thanks to United Church of Christ Suffolk Association Council for awarding a $500 grant to the Middle Island UCC Youth Program.


2017 VBC was enjoyed by 25 kids for 5 mornings Aug. 7 - 11. Thanks to all who participated.


Thanks to Kevin Mann and Hope Childrens Fund for donating a beautiful Noahs Arc Model on Aug. 11 at the VBC. To learn more about HCF go to






Once more Fields of Green (631-924-6668) repaired the church sprinkler system for free. That was a $100 donation to outreach program of MIUCC.

The May 27 yard sale was a great success. Thanks for all who supported it.

The Members of Middle Island United Church of Christ at the Nov. 27, 2016 Congregational Meeting unanimously called Rev. Robert Ruis to be part time pastor starting on January 1, 2017. May God bless the ministry of Rev. Ruis and the congregation at MIUCC.











Volunteers to distribute food are needed each Wed.  4 - 5 PM


Thanks to volunteers and those who donate food to the food pantry.

Please help preserve the historic church by donating a memorial leaf or brick next to east sidewalk.

Thanks to Riverhead Building Supply for donating the lumber to rebuild the soup kitchen deck in 2016.


Many thanks to Middle Island Fire Department for their $50 donation to the historic building restoration fund.


Many thanks to J. A. Roofing and Riverhead Building Supply for donations of material and labor to reroof the soup kitchen for under $2500 on April 6, 2015. 


In April 2014, The New York Landmark Conservancy awarded a $2000 Grant to MIUCC for continued restoration of the 187 year old historic church. Repairs to the belfry, soffit, and front of church are in progress. Many thanks to the Conservancy for this the third grant to MIUCC. 



Many thanks to the Bellport-Brookhaven Historical Society for the $2000 Pelletreau award for preservation of the landmark historic church built in  1838 MIUCC.

 Craft and Yard Sale On May 14 was a great success. Over $1000 was raised


Distributing Food at the Food Pantry



Community Outreach

Food Pantry Distributing Food to 1300 monthly            Wed.  4-5 PM

Food Banks: Island Cares Inc. and Island Harvest 
Soup Kitchen                                                                    Wed.  5-6 PM
                                                                                    &     Thurs.  5-6 PM

NA Meetings                                                              Tues. & Friday  7- 10 PM

AA Meetings                                                              Mon. &  Friday  7 - 10 PM 

Vacation Bible School, CROP Walk, Sponsorship of Child with

Children International, Christmas Child Gift Boxes

2017 VBC Class Singing

Take this cup in remembrance of Him





MIUCC 2017 Talent Show