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Our Mission & Vision

Thanks for stopping here to check us out.  It's our goal as a church to help you while walking life's path to realize the light that is available to guide you.  It's the desire of South Shore Community Church to help you grow personally and spiritually, to encourage you in your life's journey and in your relationship with God.  You stopped by the website, why not stop by the church; you are always welcome.

Pastor John Chestnut

John Chestnut is the founding pastor of South Shore Community Church.  He has pastured in the Evangelical Free Church of America serving in Brooklyn, NY
(8 years) and Milford, NJ (13 years) before coming to Long Island in 2003. John’s formal training comes from 
Columbia International University (BA) and Grace Theological Seminary (M. Div).

John has a passion for helping people grow in their walk with Jesus Christ, seeking to make SSCC as a family of believers walking together with the King of Kings. Pastor John and Patty have two grown married sons.   As well as ministering to the people of SSCC,  John has been involved in short term missions in the Czech Republic for over twenty years, enjoys the outdoors, New York City, and North Carolina basketball.

Our Leadership Team

Scott            John                 Vinny

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Let's Meet Together

Are you curious about the claims of Christ?  Have you ever felt like there has got to be more to life than the 9 to 5 grind?  Did you grow up in a church but have let the cares of the world take you from a walk with God?  Any of these reasons is good enough for me!  Let's make an appointment to get together and talk about it.  Just send me an email through the link above and we can make an appointment.  Until then... May god bless you! 

Pastor John


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