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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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Church Events

Worship Service:                                      10 AM each Sunday

Sunday School                                          10 AM each Sunday


 Men's Ministry Breakfast                         9:30 AM Feb. 18




Read the February 2017 Newsletter here


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.


Congratulations to the congregation for filling 36 Christmas Child boxes Nov. 20 with toys etc. for delivery to needy children all over the world. What a wonderful way to start the Holiday season. Continue to reach out the less fortunate now and always.




2016 VBC thrilled 20 kids with crafts, sports, singing, fund team races, and fund refreshments.


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



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


Many thanks to Fields of Green Lawn Sprinklers for donating material and labor to service the church sprinkler system in 2015. 



Thanks to volunteers at the food pantry for picking up food, stocking shelves, and distributing food to the hungry.


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. Without donations, the job would have cost $5000.


Please help preserve the historic church by donating a memorial leaf or brick.



Thanks to UCC Suffolk Association for a $320 grant to fund the Men's Ministry Daily Devotional.



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.





Community Outreach

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

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

NA Meetings                                                             Tues. &  Friday  7- 10 PM

AA Meetings                                                              Mon. &  Friday  7 - 10 PM 

HA Meetings                                                               Sun. & Wed.      7  - 10 PM                   
Vacation Bible School, CROP Walk, Sponsorship of Child with

Children International, Christmas Child Gift Boxes


VBC Class of 2016 with Counselors

Thanks to all who participated



Food Pantry Distribution on Nov. 23 2016


Feb. 20 2016 Dinner and Talent Show
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