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.

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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…

Rainbow, After Storm

Hurricane Irma Recovery Prayer

A prayer from Rev. Dan DeBevoise, Park Lake Presbyterian, Orlando as we start to recover from the storm: Almighty, everlasting God, with the psalmist we declare: “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth should change, though the mountains shake in the heart…

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…