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 Nicole Abdnour

Morning Watch: New Interactive Devotional for Families

MORNING WATCH is a new interactive devotional for families on Thursday mornings with Pastor Nicole! First Meeting: Thursday, March 26th 9:30-10amJoin us online on Zoom! URL: https://zoom.us/j/720257950Meeting ID: 720 257 950For the password to get into the meeting, email Nicole@palmaceia.org Questions? Email Nicole@palmaceia.orgSee you on Zoom!

Incorporating Advent Wreaths Into Our Homes

by Rev. Nicole AbdnourAdvent wreaths aren’t just for church worship spaces. Advent wreaths can be a meaningful devotional tool for individuals and families. Did you know that the wreath is round, with no beginning or end, testifying to the eternity of God’s creation, and of God’s love and care for people? The wreath is also…

A Prayer During Advent

Holy is your name O God, and mighty is the one whom you sent to redeem creation. It is through our remembrance of the mercies you have shown to generations before us that we dare to approach you with our own petitions and requests. We pray for your church wherever it gathers, asking that hearts…

Tired and Weary

July 17th Sermon: Nicole PartinAbdnour Amos 8:1-12/Luke 10:38-42 Is anyone weary this morning? I confess that I arrive tired and weary. Some of the tiredness and weariness comes from having driven in yesterday from Montreat, North Carolina after spending a week tending to the pastoral care needs of the 1500 conferees and adult leaders there…

Prayer for General Assembly

By Rev. Nicole Abdnour God of Wisdom and Truth, through the gift of your Holy Spirit you have called the church into being and continue to breathe into it life. Be with all members of the 222nd General Assembly; open their hearts and minds to your creative work within the church. Make us grateful for…

Pentecost Reflection

“When the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in one place. And suddenly from heaven there came a sound like the rush of a violent wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting. Divided tongues, as of fire, appeared among them, and a tongue rested on each of them.…