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.

The Pastor's Blog (Page 2)

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!

PCPC Facilities During Social Distancing

What happens if you show up at 3501 W. San Jose St.? Well, you’ll find a notice like the one below, saying programs and worship services are online only until further notice. But our phone lines are still open. 813-253-6047And the Fellowship Hall is open M-F from 7:30am-6pm to accept drop-offs for Beth-El and End…

Youth Programming Update at PCPC

Hi parents,  Adhering to the urging of government officials and striving to do what is best for the larger community, PCPC has postponed/ moved gatherings to electronic or online formats. This means that at least through March (if not longer) we will providing resources online for youth and their families to gather around God’s Word and be…

One Great Hour of Sharing Offering

March 16-April 5, 2020www.palmaceia.org/giving “One Great Hour of Sharing” (OGHS) is an international offering in which PCPC participates every year. The goal? Restoring Hope, Feeding the Hungry, Empowering the Poor. This year PCPC is dedicating its OGHS Offering to the Nutrition Program in Mombin Crochu, Haiti. Though it’s called “One Great HOUR…” the offering runs…

A Letter from the Pastors – March 13, 2020

March 13, 2020 Dear Friends and Members of Palma Ceia Presbyterian Church, We arrive at a moment that is new to us all. Rarely have we had the experience of canceling programs for weather, but we’ve had to take that step periodically. Never have we had to find alternative modes of worship due to a…

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…

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…