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.

Holy Week

What Does Good Friday Teach Us?

We ought to cringe when looking on the crucifixion. It is stark. It is ugly. It is about betrayal, and torture, and execution and abandonment and death. Why should God have anything to do with us in this? God should shake God’s head and walk away. It is beneath God to have anything to do…

Maundy Thursday

A New Commandment (Maundy Thursday Prayer)

(The word Maundy comes from the Latin word for commandment and recalls Jesus’ teaching his disciples during the dinner that he was giving them a “new commandment, that you love one another.”) Creator God, thou who the Bible calls “love”, you sent Jesus Christ into our world that we might see what love really looks…