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Small Shoes, Big Journey

Maggie Fuller, a PCPC member, came to the In Community Speaker Series meeting in February of this year that was led by Janet Blair from Refugee Services, a program with the Florida Department of Children and Families. Florence Ackey of the Refugee and Migrant Women Initiative (RAMWI) also presented information and needs specific to the…

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…

A Prayer for Summer

Creator God, we know that for everything there is a season, and we thank you for the gifts of the season of summer.  We pray for your blessing on family reunions and the gathering of friends in the summer. Bless homes and strengthen love through the fellowship of believers. Where this summer contains times of…

Gratitude, Stewardship

A Report from the Stewardship Committee

I know many of you are thinking, ”Wait a minute, this isn’t November! Why are we talking about stewardship?” Well, if you read the report in the spring newsletter, you would know that our committee is adopting a year-round approach to stewardship and what it means to our church. Stewardship. What do you think of…

One Great Hour of Sharing

Find out more about this year’s special offering recipients through this minute for mission by John Wells: The One Great Hour of Sharing special offering (OGHS) is devoted to support the Honduras Mission Team (HMT) and Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA). One of four special offerings, OGHS has traditionally focused on sharing God’s love with our neighbors;…

Holy Week Passports for Children

  Q: What is a Holy Week Passport? A: A guide for children to understand and be prepared to worship with their family Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter Sunday. Each service has its own page in the passport with scripture, age-appropriate definitions, and what to look for in the worship services. Kids…

Monday March 13, 2017

Romans 8:26 Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we ought, but that very Spirit intercedes with sighs too deep for words. My father-in-law, who as a Christian identified primarily with the Catholic Church, loved gathering with the church no matter its branch of the…