Located in South Tampa and witnessing to the love of God for over 90 years. Committed to a neighborhood presence, worldwide outreach and a deep heritage of Christian faith.

Posts from August 2016

Preparing for Worshipping With Children

Preparing for Worshipping with Children* Sitting for an hour while still and quiet doesn’t come naturally for many of us. It’s especially difficult for our youngest worshippers who come with extra wiggles. Worshipping with children requires a high level of commitment and a strong priority on the part of parents. Preparing during the week can…

Blessing of the Backpacks Litany

Blessing of the Backpacks Litany Back-to-School Liturgy for Children led by Stephanie Fritz Bold signifies congregational participation.   When it’s the night before going to school, and you’re picking out your clothes and making sure you have all your school supplies… Children: Jesus is with me. When you’re waking up and eating a healthy breakfast to start…

Ordinary People

Lord, life is a mystery – far too deep for us to fathom, too large for for us to grasp. We are just ordinary people, seeking to make each day something special, and hoping that in some way our lives might have meaning, might count. And so we recognise that we need so much. We…