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    “Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you.  And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.’  (Matthew 28:19-20)

    Stanwich World Missions seeks to make Christ known locally and globally. We encourage everyone at Stanwich to find their place and engage in missions to make a difference in a hurting world using your time, talents and financial resources to expand God’s Kingdom.  We support local, domestic and global ministries and missionaries with opportunities to serve, pray and grow.  

    Our World Missions vision aligns with the Great Commission.  To achieve maximum Kingdom impact, Stanwich Church partners with multiple individuals and organizations that provide needed services and spiritual development in the name of our savior Jesus Christ.  These services reach near and far, both culturally and geographically.  Our missions partners and services they provide are organized as follows:

     




                      

    Mission Prayer Focus:

    This month's mission prayer focus is Last Call Ministries. Last Call Ministries provides quality education rooted in the Christian faith for elementary school students in the Los Sauces community of Guatemala City. We know from God's word that our role as a mission sending and supporting church calls us to pray for those on the front lines of bringing the gospel to the ends of the earth. 


    Each month we hand out a prayer card to our congregation that highlights one of our supported partners.  Know that our prayers as the Body of Christ are powerful and effective! This month we heard from Ingrid about her ministry of soul care and leadership training for ministry leaders and missionaries on the front lines of making Christ known globally.  

    Here is how you can pray for Last Call Ministries:

     • For God’s protection and blessing over the children it serves. 

      For the Holy Spirit to fill & sustain all who serve these children: the founder and director Rafi Agrait, teachers, parents and the entire community. 

      For extending its Kingdom influence through increased enrollment and 
      the addition of a middle school.
       


    Needs & Helps

    Stanwich’s New Furniture Ministry is seeking furniture for clients of Inspirica in Stamford who were homeless.  Living room, kitchen and bedroom sets are especially needed.  Contact Bob Caie at caiebonn@aol.com or 203-921-5086.  






    This is an ongoing opportunity at the Stamford Train station providing PB&J sandwiches and assorted fruit daily, from 4:15-4:45AM Monday-Friday, to some people who have fallen on bad times and have become homeless.  Join God in His mission to love the vulnerable and help the downtrodden.  Call Paul Barker at 203-964-7343 to get involved.





    Listed below (Upcoming Events) are a number of local service opportunities in the next several weeks where you can work with other members of Stanwich to serve in the local community.  Please click on the links provided for additional information on how to get involved.
    Upcoming Events
    SatSaturdayMarMarch25th2017 Pivot Ministries Work Day 03/25/2017
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    Eight to 12 volunteers are needed work on the renovation of Pivot Ministries’ new Counseling Center, at 495 Jane Street in Bridgeport. There will be dry walling, taping, some electrical work,... More
    SunSundayMarMarch26th2017 New Covenant Quarterly Luncheon 03/26/2017
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    Stanwich Church is providing 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... More
    FriFridayAprApril7th2017 Serving Meals with the Mobile Kitchen - 1st Friday Each Month 04/07/2017
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    You can be a part of feeding the poor at Roodner Court Housing Projects in South Norwalk by partnering with the Bridgeport Rescue Mission and its mobile kitchen on an ongoing basis. The Bridgeport... More
    SatSaturdayAprApril8th2017 Pacific House Shelter Meal Prep and Service 04/08/2017
    Stanwich volunteers and friends will be preparing and serving food for the men at the Pacific House Men's Emergency Shelter near our Stamford Campus in the South End. Various volunteer time slots... More
    SatSaturdayAprApril8th2017 Midnight Run 04/08/2017
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    Hundreds of men, women, teens and children are living on the streets of NYC. At times the problem seems overwhelming for just one person to do something. But when you have a group of individuals... More
    FriFridayAprApril14th2017 Serving Meals with the Mobile Kitchen - 2nd Friday Each Month 04/14/2017
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    You can be a part of feeding the poor at Roodner Court Housing Projects in South Norwalk by partnering with the Bridgeport Rescue Mission and its mobile kitchen on an ongoing basis. The Bridgeport... More
    FriFridayAprApril28th2017 Serving Meals with the Mobile Kitchen - 4th Friday Each Month 04/28/2017
    You can be a part of feeding the poor at Roodner Court Housing Projects in South Norwalk by partnering with the Bridgeport Rescue Mission and its mobile kitchen on an ongoing basis. The Bridgeport... More
    SunSundayAprApril30th2017 Men's West Virginia Trip 04/30/2017
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    The 2017 Annual Men's West Virginia Mission Trip will take place April 30 - May5 . Through our host, World Vision, we will be working on various restoration projects throughout Barbour County, one of... More


    Nireekshana HIV/AIDS Clinic is a Stanwich World Missions partner specializing in meeting the holistic needs of families impacted by HIV/AIDS infection. Nireekshana also cares for Leprosy victims, who share similar social isolation and the need for consistent, compassionate and professional care.

    Read more here about the restoration of Aravindh, a young boy who came to the clinic unaccompanied, manifesting symptoms of the dreaded disease. 


    From Sunday, April 30 through Friday, May 5 Stanwich men will join their brothers from Pivot to work on restoration projects throughout Barbour County, West Virginia, one of the poorest regions in the United States. Click here to read Bob Newton’s reflections on last year’s trip.  If you are interested in being part of this year’s trip or would like more information, contact Bob Caie (caiebonn@aol.com or 203-531-5086).
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