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.

Joy

Joy From Heaven

Father God of Advent, all praise and glory belong to you.  For you have stepped down out of heaven and walked into our lives with the coming birth of the Christ child. Help us to prepare our hearts for him lest we miss the joy of his arrival. For you have taught us that joy…

Joy from Heaven

Father God of Advent, all praise and glory belong to you. For you have stepped down out of heaven and walked into our lives with the coming birth of the Christ child. Help us to prepare our hearts for him lest we miss the joy of his arrival.  For you have taught us that joy…

A Psalm of Thanksgiving

1 Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth. 2 Worship the Lord with gladness; come into his presence with singing. 3 Know that the Lord is God. It is he that made us, and not we ourselves; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture. 4 Enter his gates with…

Breathe

The rhythm of breath – drawing air in, and sighing it out – pulses in all of creation, O Lord It is a simple sign of the resurrection; of the life that cannot be quenched, even by death itself. We know what it is to breathe, Jesus our lives depend on it even as they…

Waiting

“Have you ever waited for a day with such expectancy that you could hardly contain your joy? We endure the waiting time, knowing what is to come will overshadow anything that came before. This kind of longing also shows up in our spiritual lives. During the season of Lent we wait for what we know…