Saint John's Evangelical Lutheran Church 
48 Greene Avenue, Sayville, New York 11782
Office: (631) 589-3202 - Fax: (631) 589-1419 - E-Mail:
Rev. Brian Noack, Pastor



6 Flags Trip August 21
We will meet at the church at 7am and leave to go to the park. $40pp (Normally $66 at gate, people under 54” $50 at gate), each person pays their own way (NOTE: We must get a minimum of 15 people or price goes to $50pp). For ALL ages (parent of 5th grade and younger asked to attend with their Child). Lunch will be provided by Chris Abatelli, Director of youth. Questions email Chris at


August 24, 2014 at the 7:45am, 9am, & 11am Services, the Youth Group and Outreach and Christian Growth will wash your car while you go to the Church Service. People who want their cars washed will park in a specific area of the lot so we can wash your car while you attend the service. COST is a free-will donation to support the Help Suffolk (to help homeless youth) and for our Church renovation. A portion of the proceeds will be matched by Thrivent Financial.


St. John’s Youth Group Presents Noah Yes Noah!

Musical Version of the classic bible story “Noah’s Ark ”. Fun for of the whole family!

Tickets: Adults: $7 - Kids 10 and Under: $5

Tickets can be purchased through the youth group, Church Office, after church services or by contacting Chris Abatelli at or call Chris at 413-626-8841 .

TIMES: August 1st @ 7pm - August 2nd @ 3pm – August 3rd @ 7pm

Where: Saint John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church
48 Greene Ave. , Sayville

Proceeds to support the Youth Group’s trip to the 2016 National Youth Gathering, our Church’s Renovation Fund and the Church’s General Fund


SAVE THE DATE: Our annual Treasure & Tag Sale will be held on Saturday, August 2nd from 9am to 2pm in the gym. Please come down and find a “treasure”. If you have some items to donate, please bring them to the gym anytime from July 27th on. Check with the office to make sure the building is open. Remember nothing will be accepted before July 27th. We will not accept any furniture, clothing or books. We would be willing to post a notice about anything you would like to sell. Just give us a card with the information along with your name and phone number. If you have a picture of the item, you might want to include it. All proceeds will go towards Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk. Checks should be made out to Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk. Thrivent Financial will be giving us supplemental funding. There is be a sign-up sheet on the bulletin board in the gym foyer to help set up on Friday night around 6:30pm and to help close down on Saturday around 1:30pm. Hope you can help make this sale a success. See Honey Pabst for more information.


Keep up with us – Over the next couple of months, a lot of things are going to be coming at you about our renovation, about some changes, about Vicar Burfiend and his departure, and other things of interest for the Fall. PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE…listen for announcements, read everything we send to your home, and check your email. There is a lot of information to share, and we want everyone to be informed. If you have questions or concerns, ask! Everyone is happy to answer things to the best of our ability, or find an answer we don’t know off hand. But PLEASE, keep up with us. All that is happening is for you, the people of St. John’s so that Christ may be made known and your faith strengthened.


October 17, 2014!! Save the Date for St. John’s 15th Annual Dinner Dance - Auction Fund Raiser!!
Our theme this year is “Hooray for Hollywood”


SIMPLY GIVING PROGRAM: Our church offers electronic giving on a scheduled, automatic basis. If you are writing checks and preparing envelopes every week, you will especially appreciate electronic giving. It is convenient for you and provides much-needed donation consistency for our church.

To view DONATION PAGE click here

Look for our Quick Response (QR) code image on flyers and inserts.

simply giving

What is this QR code and why use it?
When you scan this barcode-like QR code image with a smartphone's QR decoder, it will instantly connect you to the mobile version of your web page. Try it yourself! To individuals who are familiar with QR codes, it will provide a quick and easy way to access the web page without having to type out a long web address or locate our link.


TAB COLLECTION - We have been collecting aluminum tabs from soda and other beverage cans since 1995. In years past, we have been able to help send children with kidney disease to a summer camp for two weeks. Since this program is no longer in existence, we are now donating all funds from the recycling of these tabs to the Social Ministries/Human Care Fund here at St. John’s. These funds add to what is needed to help people with food boxes during the year and at the holidays. Please remove all tabs from your cans before you recycle them and bring to the church. Tabs can be left in the Cloak Room as you enter the church. All donations are appreciated.

FAMILY BIBLE STUDY - We are looking to start a family Bible study once a month on a Friday night, where families can come together, study God’s word and meet in fellowship. We would like to have a group of families interested in hosting a Bible study (Bible study material provided) once a month at their home on a rotating basis. The family hosting the study would decide what day and time works best for all. If you are interested, contact Chris Abatelli at 413-626-8841 or email

SIMPLY GIVING PROGRAM: Our church offers electronic giving on a scheduled, automatic basis. If you are writing checks and preparing envelopes every week, you will especially appreciate electronic giving. It is convenient for you and provides much-needed donation consistency for our church.

If you would like to put live flowers on the altar in memory of or in honor of someone, please contact our Flower Coordinator Linda Lee Sharbowicz.

The Neighborhood House of Sayville
The Neighborhood House is a non-profit grief center that provides support
to people learning to live with loss.
8-week support groups are now forming for children, families and individuals grieving the loss of a family member to suicide. Groups will meet Tuesday evenings beginning this fall at New Life Community Church. There is no cost for participating. Registration is open. For more information and to set up a registration appointment, please call Michelle at (631) 589-0055.


The Coffee Hour sign-up sheet is available in the gym lobby for families and St. John's groups to host a coffee hour. Directions for hosting are on the pantry door in the kitchen. If you need assistance, please call Donna Meier at (516) 319-2541.


JACOB'S LIGHT - We continue to collect batteries and deodorants for our service men and women. There are many people in various parts of the world that are still in need. Many receive nothing from home. Please help and pick up a deodorant and/or 4-pack of AA batteries when you do your weekly shopping, and drop the items in the box in the Narthex.