But Jesus said, “Let the children alone,
and do not hinder them from coming
to Me; for the kingdom of heaven
belongs to such as these.”

Matthew 19:14


Kids Opportunities

9:30 AM: Sunday School & Nursery available for all ages through elementary school.

10:30 AM: Nursery available. Children dismissed from service for Children's Church.

Interested in learning more about our kids ministries? Contact us!

At Stratford Baptist, we're committed to teaching the next generation to love God and follow Him. Children learn about the Bible in a safe, fun environment during Sunday School and during Children's Church every week.

For Sunday School, families can check their child into their age-specific classroom at 9:30 AM. We offer childcare for all ages from babies through elementary school students.

During the 10:30 AM service, children attend church with their families before being dismissed from the service for Children's Church. This allows kids to learn in an age-appropriate environment while their parents are free to focus on the service themselves!



Let no one look down on your
youthfulness, but rather in speech,
love, faith and purity, show
an example of those who

1 Timothy 4:12

Being a teenager can be tough. Being a Christian teenager can be even more difficult! At Stratford Baptist, we want to equip our students to love God and follow Him with their whole lives. We want our youth to belong to a group that feels more like a family as we learn to follow God together.

On Sundays at 9:30 AM, students meet in age-specific classes. In these groups they study the Bible, pray for one another, and spend time hanging out together.

During the 10:30 AM service, youth attend church with their families before being dismissed from the for a special youth worship service.

Youth Opportunities

9:30 AM: Sunday School for a students in middle and high school.

10:30 AM: Youth are dismissed from main service for a special youth worship service.

4:00 PM: The youth group meets every other Sunday afternoon for games, activities, and Bible study.

Interested in learning more about our youth ministries? Contact us!


but grow in the grace and knowledge
of our 
Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
To Him be the glory, both now and to
the day of eternity. Amen.

2 Peter 3:18


Adult Opportunities

9:30 AM: Sunday School classes for adults of all ages. Childcare provided during this time.

10:30 AM: Worship service in the sanctuary.

Wednesdays at 11:00 AM & 7:00 PM: Midweek Bible study in the meeting room.

Interested in learning more about our discipleship ministries? Contact us!

From the earliest days in the book of Acts, Christians have gathered together to study the scriptures, fellowship, and pray together. This gathering is essential to a vibrant Christian life.

We encourage all adults to attend a Sunday School class at 9:30 AM. There are classes available for kids and students during this hour, too.

Each Wednesday, we gather for our midweek Bible study. We have two opportunities for you: 11:00 AM and 7:00 PM, both in the meeting room.

Other Ministries


Nominated and voted on by the congregation, the deacons are the spiritual leaders in our church. They oversee a variety of ministry activities. Deacons serve up to two consecutive three-year terms.

Board of Christian Education

This group of leaders oversees the Bible study and education programs for all ages in the church. This includes Sunday School, adult Bible studies, youth, and kids. Anyone who has been a member for more than six months may serve.

Missions Board

The Missions Board leads our church in outreach efforts both locally and internationally. Local missions include The Lord's Kitchen and the Bridgeport Rescue Mission. Internationally we support ministry in Haiti as well as other denominational efforts.

Worship Committee

This groups guides our church's music ministries. They help lead our choir and our praise team. In addition, this team provides leadership for our sound and technology team as well as our ushers.

Board of Trustees

This team provides oversight for our financial, legal, and real estate affairs. They ensure the resources entrusted to the church are used properly and with accountability. They are nominated and voted on by the congregation and serve a three year term.

Executive Committee

This board is made up of one member of each board as well as the senior pastor. They provide high-level leadership, vision, and strategy for the church as a whole. Each member serves a one-year term.