Greek Orthodox Church of the Assumption 430 Sheep Pasture Rd, Port Jefferson, NY11777 When a few Greek families came together to form the Greek Orthodox Church in the late 1950s, little did anyone know how…More far the congregation would come in 50 years. In that time, the church bought its current site, built a magnificent church in the traditional Byzantine style and membership exploded. The church's core is its religious spirit and teachings, but there is also a cultural affinity that helps bind the families together. Along with many other events, the church holds an annual Hellenic Festival where people in the community can come and enjoy some Greek culture and experience the church.
Polish-American Independent Club 35 Jayne Blvd, Port Jefferson Station, NY11776 In the early 1930s, Polish-American farmers came together in Port Jefferson and created a club to celebrate and foster…More Polish culture and traditions. Polish girls and boys were encouraged to attend dances to hopefully get together and fall in love. Today, all ethnic groups are encouraged to join the club. The Polish-American Independent Club holds annual events like its big clambake. The club also raises money and donates to local nonprofits. Members enjoy a banquet hall, a dance floor, a bar with large-screen televisions, a communal vegetable garden and horseshoe pits.
First Presbyterian Church Main St & South St, Port Jefferson, NY11777 In 1870 when the First Presbyterian Church of Port Jefferson was established services were held in the building that now…More houses the Masonic Hall on Main Street. In 1911 the church's current structure was put up and they are still growing. The church has a focus on helping others in the community. It fosters a connected spirit with cultural and charitable programs in partnership with other local organizations. To point out the diverse spirit and power of religion they have held art shows, build a model church from Legos and even read from the bible in multiple languages. Worship services are held every Sunday and Church School for children is in session July and August. It also supports a number of outreach organizations outside of Port Jefferson and mission trips overseas.