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09/10/18 6:02am
09/10/2018 6:02 AM

A small crowd gathered at the construction site of the new North Fork United Methodist Church on the corner of Horton’s Lane and Route 48 in Southold early Thursday morning. The crowd, a dedicated group of parishioners, were there to witness history as the new steeple was affixed atop the church. (more…)

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04/06/18 6:00am
04/06/2018 6:00 AM

“That a church may meet here where the weary and heavy laden shall find inner peace that the world can neither give nor take away … We break this ground today.”

Members of North Fork United Methodist Church said these words Monday evening during a groundbreaking ceremony for the new centrally located church building. READ

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12/24/17 6:00am
12/24/2017 6:00 AM

The Oysterponds Historical Society and the Orient Association were left in the lurch in August when the members of Orient United Methodist Church chose another buyer.  READ

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11/08/17 9:00am
11/08/2017 9:00 AM

North Fork SurgiCenter, a proposed renovation of a 5,500-square-foot building on Boisseau Avenue in Southold to medical offices, received site plan approval from the Southold Town Planning Board Monday.  READ

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08/10/17 12:00pm
08/10/2017 12:00 PM

The Oysterponds Historical Society and the Orient Association have been left in the lurch after the owners of Orient United Methodist Church decided to go with another buyer.

The landmarked 1836 building will be sold to John Wesley Village LLC, based in Riverhead.

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02/23/17 6:00am
02/23/2017 6:00 AM

Orient Methodist Church meeting

It was unusual: The pews at the recently shuttered Orient United Methodist Church were filled this past weekend. Rather than gathering for a sermon, however, locals flocked there Saturday morning to hear from the Oysterponds Historical Society and Orient Association about the building’s future.

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06/04/16 9:00am
06/04/2016 9:00 AM

Orient Methodist Church

As of July, North Fork United Methodist Church will have officially absorbed all four local congregations — Southold, Cutchogue, Greenport and Orient — into one regional church.

But what will happen to the historic church building Orient congregants will leave behind? READ

03/01/16 3:00pm
03/01/2016 3:00 PM

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Since the 1840s, parishioners have streamed through the doors of the United Methodist Church on Village Lane on their way to worship. 

On Monday, 16 of those worshipers once again entered the historic Village Lane church. But by the time they left, the congregation as they’d known it was no more. READ