First Congregational Church 1 Walton Pl, Stamford, CT06901 In addition to its Sunday morning worship service, First Congregational Church offers a variety of other opportunities…More for involvement. These include bible study groups, youth groups and fellowships for men and women including book groups, special interest groups, volunteering and service opportunities.
First Spanish Church of The Nazarene 89 Henry St, Stamford, CT06902 The First Spanish Church of The Nazarene has a congregation of 140 members with all services are in Spanish, although…More English interpretation is available. Sunday service is held at 8am and 11am; Youth services are held on Saturdays at 7:30pm. Bible study and prayer groups are on Wednesdays at 7pm and at various members' homes on Friday nights at 8pm. Every Tuesday night at 7:30pm, there is an alternating service for women, men and youth groups.
North Stamford Seventh Day Adventist Church 2136 High Ridge Rd, Stamford, CT06903 Headed by Pastor Alex Breja, who hails from Romania, North Stamford Seventh Day Adventist Church offers Sunday worship…More services and Sabbath School in English to its small congregation of 50 members. The church offers a variety of music and youth programs, and in 2010, they held their first Community Family Fun Day for all Stamford residents to enjoy. The furnished basement of the church holds weekly Seventh Day Adventist worship services in Spanish.
Homer Wise Park Bedford St & Prospect St, Stamford, CT06901 Homer Wise Park is a large, open lawn just south of the First Congregational Church between Bedford and Prospect…More streets. This open area is a great place to play with kids or walk the dog. The green space is much-needed and appreciated in this busy area of downtown Stamford, which is a mix of business and residential buildings. The lawn is also a popular lunch spot on nice days.
Founded in 1861, Turn of River Presbyterian Church serves a congregation of 50 members and offers a Sunday worship…More service and various music and youth programs.</p>
<p>Headed by James K. Mahan, Turn of River has created a unique way to teach its younger members about the Bible. The Presbyterian Puppet Players features elementary and middle school students performing puppet shows to present a religious message. The Presbyterian Women's Organization holds an annual Hollyfair during the first weekend of December on the church grounds where handmade crafts and ornaments can be purchased.</p>
<p>Turn of River also shares its buildling with Steps Dance Studio, a for-profit dance school for elementary and middle school children.</p>
Founded in 1972, Literacy Volunteers of America provides the residents of Stamford and Greenwich with free reading,…More writing and English language classes, as well as job training, computer instruction and financial literacy education. The group also works with other community-based organizations, including St. Luke's Lifeworks and the First Congregational Church of Stamford, to broaden their reach. Literacy Volunteers of America serves approximately 550 students each year and benefits from over 120 volunteers.</p>
<p>"Education matters," says executive director Diane Rosenthal. "Everyone deserves an education and that's what we do. With an education, doors open."</p>
<p>Morning classes are held twice a week from 9:30am - noon. Evening classes are also held twice a week from 7pm - 9pm. Registriation is required for all classes.</p>