MISSIONS

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..."


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!

Pacific House

Second Saturday of each Month

Come help us feed the homeless right in our neighborhood!  We need volunteers to shop for groceries, cook, transport, serve dinner, and pray for the men at the Pacific House shelter, right near our Stamford Campus.

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.


Yearly Events

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Mid Night Run

Twice Yearly

April 21 - 6pm - the next morning.

We're doing a "Midnight Run" to New York City on Saturday, April 21.  Meeting at the Greenwich Campus in Emmaus Hall.

 

We need volunteers 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

March 11 & August 12

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


Mission Prayer Focus for the Month of May

 

KAIROS PRISON MINISTRY

 

Kairos Prison Ministry is one of our Stanwich Mission partners and an organization where volunteer men and women bring Christ's love and forgiveness to prisoners and their families.

The Kairos programs take the participants on a journey that demonstrates the love and forgiveness of Jesus Christ. Volunteer, Dave Bennett, from right here at Stanwich Church is one of 30,000 volunteers worldwide helping to bring the message of Christ to inmates and their families.

 

Here's how you can help:

  • Pray for Dave Bennett as he and other volunteers bring the message of Jesus to the prisons
  • Pray for the families of the incarcerated men, women and youth
  • Pray for the inmates
  • Pearn more about how to volunteer

 


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

 

Brett Matkins

Ellen Morrison

Mary Ann O'Connor

Steve Reedy

Sharon Sunoo

Christine Walker