M I S S I O N S

MISSIONS & OUTREACH

Proclaiming the gospel in word and in works of compassion across the world - and across the street.

As a community, and as individuals, God invites us to be His hands and feet and voice in mission to the world.   Stanwich World Missions offers a way to participate in local, domestic and global ministries in a way that maximizes the impact of your missions giving and hands-on service.


" The church doesn't have a mission. God's mission has a church..."


GUATEMALA MISSION TRIP

February 7 -14, 2020

This is a great opportunity to visit and work alongside our mission partner Last Call Ministries, which provides quality education rooted in the Christian faith for elementary school students in Guatemala City, a church community, as well as outreach to neighbors in need.  


This always a time of deep fellowship and connection with our Guatemalan brother and sisters and with each other.


For more information, contact Bob Caie @ 203-921-5086 or caiebonn@aol.com. 



PRAYER SHAWL MINISTRY

This ministry uses yarn and needles and the skill that God has given us to offer a tangible expression of God’s love to God’s people.  As we work on the shawls, we pray for the recipients; the shawls are then consecrated and given away.


Shawls can be given for a variety of reasons: comfort during illness or grief; celebration of a milestone, such as a birth, marriage or graduation, or just as a reminder of God’s care.


Anyone who knits, crochets or quilts and is interested in learning more is invited to come! If you’d like more information, contact Laura LaSpalluto (missions@stanwichchurch.org) or 203-461-8175.



Opportunities To Serve

Monthly 

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Mobile Soup Kitchen

Fridays, 6-7pm

Join Stanwich parishioners  as we serve meals to those in need with the Bridgeport Rescue Mission's Mobile Soup Kitchen.  Sign up alone or bring along family and friends!

Drive Adam to Church

Sundays, 9 or 10:45am

Provide a ride on Sunday mornings for Adam, one of our parishoners who was born blind. Because of this on-going ministry he able to join us in worship. Greenwich Campus Services Only. Email Susan or Patricia in the front office to help.


Yearly Events

      

Midnight Run

Twice Yearly

We're doing a "Midnight Run" to New York City TBD.  We usually meet at the Greenwich Campus in Emmaus Hall at 5pm to set up and put together meals/ sort clothing.

 

Volunteers needed to organize and sort clothing donations, donate food, prepare lunches and distribute clothing and food to the homeless in New York City.

 

New Covenant Cafe

 

Stanwich Church is proves a quarterly Sunday luncheon meal of ziti, salad, and dessert to approximately 90 guests of the New Covenant Center Cafe, which serves the needy. 

Please sign up to provide food, to serve the meal, or to mingle with the clients. We need volunteers in advance to prepare in advance ziti, make a salad or a dessert. We also need help with actual serving and for those who would like to mingle with the guests.

Contact Mary Ann O'Connor maoconnor520@gmail.com for more information.


The Fund supports a balanced mix of mission partners across geographic boundaries and four ministry categories:

Ongoing opportunities include:
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Outreach & Discipleship

Christian Recovery & Community Compassion

Global Medical Mission and Community Development

Christian Education

Short-term Mission Trips

Serving at local outreach ministries

Kairos Prison Ministry
Clothing and furniture ministry


Missions Committee


Stanwich World Missions is organized and managed by a Missions Committee. The committee consists of nine church members, three of whom are chosen each year to serve a three-year term. 


Members:


Christian Davis

Zahya Hantz

Laura LaSpalluto *Chair

 

Steve LaSala

Ellen Morrison

Jordan Rhodes

Melissa O'Neil

John Skelly

Sharon Sunoo