When: February 21, 6:30-9p
Where: 20 Dingletown Rd, Greenwich

We are changing the name of Small Groups to Life Groups to keep you all on your toes. Well, that and we want to make sure that our students know that our groups are not contained just to where we meet on Friday nights. That we can be together through the week, at events around town, or wherever they are. There's nothing unique in where we have our time together but rather it's the fact that we are all meeting together to talk about our thoughts on God and how that affects our everyday life. 

Middle school and high school students often feel like they aren't heard. Small groups is a space that allows each student to really talk about what's going on in their lives and explore questions of faith.

We will be starting a new series this week.

Here are the next few dates to put in your calendar:
Feb 21
Mar 6

Mar 20

Apr 3


When: Febuary 28-March 1
Where: Lake Champion, Glen Spey, NY

Cost: $210

Let's celebrate the leap year together! Join us and over 400 other Fairfield County students for an incredible and life changing weekend full of hang-out time, worship, food, music, outdoor fun, and other surprises! It will be held at Lake Champion this year, about two hours away in New York. Price includes housing, food, and transportation. This is the retreat all the confirmands are going to.

Registration is now open! 
Click here to register. It will close February 15. Since we are partnering with multiple Student Ministries and are expecting a large number of students, we have a strict deadline this year. 

We have an early bird special you don't want to miss! If you register in the month of January, you will be given exclusive Winter Weekend merch you won't be able to buy!

Scholarships are available, if needed.

Greeting from Director of Student Ministries

A video greeting from Lance Svendsen.

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Guatemala Mission Trip What an Amazing Summer!


Check out these images from our August Mission Trip.We had 20 students from all different towns and schools join us to make an impact this summer in Guatemala.  If you want to know how you can join us for August 2020 mission trip contact


Student Ministry

Student Ministry

Our goal is to have a program that makes each student feel comfortable and welcomed--all while introducing them to and pointing them to Jesus. Stanwich Church as a whole is a place where students can simply be themselves, meet new friends, and hear Gospel-centered messages relevant to middle and high school students.



The Stanwich Student Service meets weekly on Sunday mornings during the 9a and 10:45a service (10am in the summer). Student Small Groups meets every other Friday night at 6:30pm from Sept- May. Our goal is to establish an environment where students look forward to coming back and inviting friends. Stanwich students also participate in a variety of outings, retreats, and trips (check out this video of one of our missions trips).

Confirmation Class

Confirmation Class

The Confirmation program at Stanwich aims to educate, equip, and inspire students to know Christ and make Him known.  This program is designed for eighth grade students, but the class is also open to any seventh graders who feel that they are ready and to high school students who may have missed an opportunity for confirmation as a younger student.  

Confirmation is a 12-session program beginning in the Fall that occurs during the 10:45am Sunday worship service.  Students enter the sanctuary with their families at 10:45am, then transition to the Student Space downstairs after the Children's sermon.  Class concludes when the worship service concludes.  The class is taught by Student Ministry Director Lance Svendsen and student ministry leaders.

The Confirmation students are required to attend a 2-night weekend retreat which enables the students to build relationships and to expand on what they learned in class.