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.

Community

A Honduras Reflection

From Bob Coates upon returning from the 2017 Honduras Mission Trip: When I left, home, my daughter charged me to “go change lives”.  And throughout the week, I watched as we did exactly that.  There’s no doubt that providing the citizens of these remote villages regular health and dental screenings, early detection of medical issues,…

Refugee Ministry, Tampa, Refugee resettlement

Refugee Ministry and Housing Relief

Tampa Bay is home to the second largest population of refugees in Florida. This population faces numerous obstacles in their resettlement process. Refugees are expected to learn English and secure housing and employment in less than 90 days, in addition to adjusting to a foreign culture. Many of these refugees are also dealing with traumatic…

Pentecost Offering, Tampa Urban Young LIfe, SouthWind Young Life Camp

Help Send an Urban Young Person to Camp

Each year families in our area sit around dining room tables deciding what summer adventures to select for the summer. On the other hand, teenagers in our urban (under-served and economically-challenged) areas dread the end of school because they will be confronted by new responsibilities and challenges.   Urban area teenagers often are responsible to watch…

FED, Pentecost, Feeding Every Disciple

Feeding Every Disciple

In 2007, dedicated women from PCPC started an outreach called Feeding Every Disciple (FED) to children and families of the North Boulevard Homes community. Through the leadership and coordination of Ms. Sandra Dean, a resident of this community, many children have felt the love of Christ from PCPC youth as well as many other PCPC…

Refugee Ministry, Tampa, Refugee resettlement

PCPC Refugee Ministry

Tampa Bay is home to the largest refugee community in the state of Florida other than Miami-Dade. In 2016, Tampa Bay received 5,947 new arrivals and  in 2015 we received 4,351. Although the majority of these new arrivals were Cuban Entrants, many others came through traditional refugee resettlement from war-torn countries like Democratic Republic of…