Global Outreach

Ongoing global evangelistic and/or charitable outreaches we support

Annie and Jeff Dieselberg (ABC)
   The Dieselberg's serve with the NightLight Foundation, a Christian outreach organization that addresses the issues surrounding trafficking and prostitution in Bangkok, Thailand.

Bread of Life (NACCC)
   A Christian missionary/evangelical outreach to low income families in Plant City, FL.

Compassion International
   A Christian child sponsorship organization. (The Diaconate, Missions Board and Christian Education Board each sponsor a child, along with numerous individual parishioners).

Harold and June Hanson
   Missionary family in Haiti.

Ken Knowles
   A Christian missionary in Uganda, Africa with International Accelerated Missions.

Samaritan's Purse's
   The children of the church put together Christmas gift boxes for Operation Christmas Child.

Thirty Hour Famine
   The Youth Group participates in this charitable outreach by World Vision which feeds hungry children.

World Relief
   The Christian international relief and development agency of the National Association of Evangelicals.

Second Congregational Church of Winsted members involved in missions

Leigh Cappabianca is currently serving in Costa Rica with Youth with a Mission International. You can contact Leigh at Please also see our Newsletter page for updates on Leigh's mission work.

In 2009 the church sponsored Greg and Susan Madison's mission trip to Romania to help with Emanuel Hospice.

Other recent global outreach activity

Special collections for the Hanson's and World Relief's emergency Haiti operation.

Vitamin Drive and Spanish children's Bibles for Nicaragua in 2009.

Support for Kristi Strampach who went to Kenya for We are the World.