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.

Posts by John Debevoise

Fellowship Hall Open for Donation Drop-Offs

We are collecting food, clothing, toiletries, and more for End 68 Hours of Hunger, Beth-El Farmworker Ministries, Faith Cafe’s Angel Closet, and Abe Brown Ministries.The Fellowship Hall is open for contactless donation drop-offs Mondays-Fridays 8am-6pm. End 68 Hours of Hunger Needs: Jelly (plastic bottles only) Cereal (14-16oz boxes, no individual boxes please) Canned pastas (beef-a-roni, raviolis, etc) Macaroni n…

Home At Christmas

From the Pastor’s Desk:Home at Christmasby Rev. John DeBevoise Home is a regular theme at Christmas — lots of Christmas songs reference it, and many Christmas cards show idealic images of homes decorated with family gathering around some sort of hearth, even if it’s a digital one. It’s an interesting dynamic since the Gospel tells…

Epiphany

The traditional end of the season of Christmas finds the church, by tradition, remembering Matthew’s story of the visit of the wise men. In the larger church around the world, historically, this Sunday has been called Epiphany Sunday. The appearance of the wise men heralds the truth that the good news of Jesus is not…

Memorial Poinsettia Tradition PCPC

Memorial Poinsettias

Memorial Poinsettias have been a tradition at PCPC for nearly fifty years. It allows the community of faith in the Christmas season to decorate the church, and also to lift up in public acknowledgement the gratitude we feel for loved ones, friends, and those whose lives are a particular blessing to us. In that sense…

Christian Faith and Weather

The hurricane in Haiti was serious and deadly enough to shake up everyone’s world. It was powerful enough to raise up for many spiritual questions. And as with any episode of human vulnerability, Did it tear a little at the fabric of your faith in a loving God who rules over wind and rain? So as…

Prayer of Rememberance

Great God, we remember before you those who have borne the greatest burden in these disasters and in this time of terror and war. We lift our hearts in thanksgiving for those who have loved their neighbor as they love themselves, for those whose service built up your kingdom, for those whose lives were taken…