Stanwich Community News is our weekly email that includes news, events, and updates. Please select an issue from the archive list below:
The Book of Zechariah
This Sunday, we will be in the book of Zechariah. Click the image above for a helpful video overview of this book as you spiritually prepare to hear the sermon this coming Sunday.
Financial Peace University
Join our Financial Peace University class, and you’ll learn how to beat debt and make a plan for the future. This is a 9-week class, meeting every Wednesday from 6:30 pm - 8 pm at the Stamford Office. The cost is $85 pp/per couple. If you have questions, contact Jessica Curri email@example.com.
For more information on Financial Peace University, click here.
Valentines Dinner (Fundraiser): February 7 at 7 pm, Emmaus Hall
Support our Student Ministry missions trip to Guatemala this summer by registering for this year's Valentine's Dinner. There is free childcare available. Come as a couple or as a group with friends. $75/per person.
Students: This event couldn't happen without the help of you; we need volunteers! Please let us know if you are free to help out. There are plenty of jobs from helping out in the kitchen to serving tables, and all of them are surprisingly fun.
Don't miss the fun! SkyKids is our vacation Bible school for kids ages 4 (by January 1, 2020) through current 5th graders. Kids will play games, sing, create some fun crafts, worship, and learn about God's great big love! Our program dates are Monday, June 29th through Thursday, July 2nd, drop off is at 9:00 am, pick up is at 12:30 pm. The cost is $90 per child. If you have any questions, contact the Children's Director Ann Roth. You can also click here for more information.
Help Prepare/Serve a Meal at New Covenant Cafe a Center in Stamford
This is a serving opportunity for everyone including families! You can prepare a meal in your home in advance and drop it off at the Greenwich kitchen on Sunday morning February 16. Or you can help serve a meal at the Center to those who are need. Click here to sign up or if you have questions, contact MaryAnn O'Connor for details.
Tour the New Care Center at Bridgeport Rescue Mission
Join a group from Stanwich on February 1 at 10:00 am for a tour of the Bridgeport Rescue Mission, a longtime Stanwich Mission partner. We'll begin at the mission's main campus, then tour their new Care Center, which will significantly expand the services they will offer to those in need. This is a great chance to see how this mission is fighting poverty from the inside out. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
FINDING HER VOICE
Are you interested in media, audio, or technical support? Our Sunday tech teams do it all! If you have an interest or a talent in this area and would like to help, we invite you to join our team. Contact media@stawnichchurch to find out more. Experienced and novice are welcome.
FINDING HER VOICE
Stanwich Church is a coalition partner supporting PEHT (Partnership to End Human Trafficking). As part of our strategic plan goals of missional engagement and regional influence, we encourage you to attend and learn about how to become personally involved in this Kingdom effort.
Come and hear amazing stories of transformation and hope from local survivors of human trafficking and those working on the front lines here in CT. Meet PEHT’s new Executive Director, Karen White, and hear about our Bridgeport Outreach Program. Meeting at 7 pm - 8:30 pm on January 30 (snow date Feb. 6) at the First Presbyterian Church of Greenwich, One West Putnam Ave., Greenwich. Light refreshments served. Please RSVP by clicking here.
PIvot Grocery Collection February 1 -15
Would you help us provide groceries for our friends at Pivot Ministries? From Feb. 1-16, we will be collecting non-perishable food and gift cards to support the men in this Christian recovery ministry. Click here for a shopping list or pick one up in the Rotunda in Greenwich or the hospitality space at Stamford. You can bring your donations on Sunday (2/2,9,16) in either location or during the week at our Greenwich location.
There is so much that goes into making Sundays happen here at Stanwich at both the morning and evening services. If you would like to know how you can get involved, please contact Susan Connaughton to help in the morning or Bob Newton for the evening service.