Our History

Summer 1950 – Home Prayer Meetings by Charter Member – Henry Sumstad
September 1950 – Temporary Meetings in Hauppauge Hall
November 1951 – Official Start – Pastor Harry C. Ring
Fall 1954 – Pastor Wesley J. Braaten
Winter 1955 – Purchased Corner lot New York Avenue and Colonial Road
December 1956 – Dedication of New Building, New York Avenue and Colonial Road
June 1958 – Pastor Maurice V. Anderson
Summer 1960 – New Education Wing added, New York Avenue
November 1971 – Dedication of New Sanctuary on New York Avenue
October 1976 – Interim Pastor Carl V. Johnson
September 1977 – Pastor Robert C. Forseth
Fall 1978 – Purchased 15 Acres, Higbie Drive, Smithtown (Sweetbriar School)
September 1978 – Smithtown Christian School established, Higbie Drive
September 1983 – Current Sanctuary Dedicated, Higbie Drive
April 2000 – Pastor Gary A. Zarlengo
October 2009 – Dedication of New Facilities