New Service Times!

On Sunday, October 7th our Sunday service times will change to the times listed below. This small, yet permanent change will allow us one hour between services for fellowship, bible studies and voters meetings when needed. Please join us at any of the following services: Sundays 9:00 AM Traditional Service 11:00 AM Contemporary Service 4:30 PM Tamil Indian Service (on...

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2018 VBS Thank You

Thank you for registering for the 2018 Family of Christ VBS, "Rolling River Rampage". We have received your registration form. If you have not already done so, please submit your payment for VBS ($40 per child). You can pay online by clicking the link below.  On the page that follows, find the "VBS Registration" option, enter $40 x the number...

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2018 Golf Tournament Thank You and Payment Info

Thank you for registering for the 2018 Family of Christ Golf Tournament. We have received your registration form. If you have not already done so, please submit your payment for the tournament ($400). You can pay online by clicking the link below.  On the page that follows, find the "Golf Tournament" option, enter $400 in the amount box, and click...

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Pastor's Blog – Hurricane Irma and this Weekends Services

A few weeks ago our Gospel reading included these verses. When the disciples saw him walking on the lake, they were terrified. "It's a ghost," they said, and cried out in fear.  But Jesus immediately said to them: "Take courage! It is I. Don't be afraid." "Lord, if it's you," Peter replied, "tell me to come to you on the...

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Praying with Jesus: Make Time to Pray

I used this verse with the students at School this week to talk about today’s walkathon. “Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall; but those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.”...

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Lenten and Holy Week Schedules

Lenten Services Wednesday Evenings March 8, 15, 22, 29 and April 5, 2017 Pot Luck Dinner 6:00 pm on March 22 and April 5 only. Services 7:00 pm   Holy Week Palm Sunday Worship Service Sunday, April 9, 2017 9:15, 10:45 am --- Maundy Thursday Worship Service Thursday, April 13, 2017 7:00 pm --- Good Friday Worship Service Friday, April...

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Tamil Service

Tamil Service is for Tamil speaking Christians based in Tampa area. The purpose of the fellowship is to give an opportunity for Tamil speaking Christians to gather regularly to worship and to provide an opportunity to meet other fellow Tamil Christians and to grow with the spiritual and cultural influence of Tamil roots. Join us to worship the Lord in...

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Lighthouse Youth Service

  Lighthouse is a student-led worship service for middle school and high school students held on the third Sunday of each month from 6pm-8pm, except holidays.  Youth participate in praise and worship and a relevant Bible lesson as well as games and snacks.  The goal of Lighthouse is to grow young people in their Christian faith so they shine the...

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TTC – Property – Building Lawn

With all the fields for the school, there's a lot of lawnwork that needs to be done.  The Lawn team mows and trims the lawn and along the sides of the buildings. Volunteers: Bobby Bucholtz Robert Diefenbaker Mike Spielberger Wally Switzer

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TTC – Property – Building Equipment

For those who have the inclination, or ability to work on anything electronic, small engines, or with various types of motors, the Building Equipment team is a great way to help out. Volunteers: Bobby Bucholtz Robert Diefenbaker Mike Spielberger Wally Switzer

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TTC – Property – Building Outdoor

The outdoor building crew are made up of volunteers who have the ability to paint, fix exterior features, roofing, concrete or drainage. Volunteers: Barbara Abel Walt Abel Jane Becker Bobby Bucholtz Philip&Tonya Erbland Dean Hamen Scott & Cindy Jacobs Josh Radke Chris Revoldt Wally Switzer Claude & Cheryl Ware

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TTC – Property – Landscaping

The Landscaping team work outside with the maintenance of the aesthetics of the church grounds. Volunteers: Bobby Bucholtz Philip&Tonya Erbland Mark Harmon Scott & Cindy Jacobs Mark Mellon Josh Radke Chris Revoldt Cory Revoldt Stu & Jen Snow Scott & Crystal Starr Wally Switzer

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TTC – Property – Skilled Building

Some aspects of the campus upkeep require trained skills.  Anyone who has a skill in any of the trades that can help maintain the building, such as electricians, IT, plumbing, carpentry, construction, or multi-media. Volunteers: Ariana Afeld Terri & Barry Ryan Mike Spielberger Chris Revoldt Wally Switzer

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TTC – Property – Building

The church and school campus takes a lot of upkeep.  Thankfully, we have a great group of volunteers that are willing to help in the upkeep and maintenance of the building, both inside and out. Volunteers: Bobby Bucholtz Dean Hamen Josh Radke Chris Revoldt Terri & Barry Ryan Mike Spielberger Wally Switzer  

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TTC – Visitors – Welcoming Team

The Welcoming Team is a small group of members who help make every person, visitor or congregation member, feel excited about being a part of FOC. Team Members: Ariana Afeld Bobby Bucholtz Bob French Mendy Westlund  

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TTC – New Members – New Member Onboarding

Every member is important and we want them to feel like family.  The New Member Onboarding team spends time with new members, helping them understand how they can get involved in the church and making them feel welcome in doing so. Volunteers: JP Smith

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TTC – Visitors – Visitor Outreach

Every visitor is important.  The Visitor Outreach team helps visitors to feel this by reaching out to people who visit the church, whether it be a phone call, email, or in person-visit. Volunteers: Mendy Westlund Dorothy Franks JP & Glenna Smith

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Instructions for Adding Directory Listings

You can download a Word doc copy of the step by step instructions for setting up a individual, family, or business directory listing by clicking the link below: Instructions for Setting Up Directory Listing - Word Doc We have also created a series of instructional videos which will walk you though the process. (Note: The volume on the videos is...

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TTC – Visitors – Greeters

We want everyone who walks in the doors of our church to feel welcome and comfortable.  That's why our teams of greeters will always be there to meet you with a smile. Greeters: Mendy Westlund Lherif & Betty Loraamm Josh Radke Scott & Cindy Jacobs James Littrell Vicki Portfolio Sue Raymond Terri & Barry Ryan Bob French Robert Diefenbaker Gerald...

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TTC – Worship – Nursery

Each week during the Sunday services the nursery is available for people to use and is staffed with a caring person to help watch the children up to age 3. Volunteers and staff: Pam Carney Lauren Kist Grace Pifer Rebecca Pizzo Kim Shuck

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TTC – Worship – Altar Guild

Each week before each service the altar guild gets the communion elements ready and sets up the altar. Altar Guild: Karen Ray Paul & Joan Dohrn Mendy Westlund Scott & Crystal Starr Sue Raymond Terri & Barry Ryan William Starr Marie Brown Pam Carney Dorothy Franks Ginnie Traudt

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TTC – Worship – Communion

We celebrate communion weekly and members of the congregation assist in the distribution of communion each week. Members: Karen Ray Paul & Joan Dohrn Mendy Westlund Lherif & Betty Loraamm Josh Radke Scott & Cindy Jacobs James Littrell Richard Goldner Dean Hamen Vicki Portfolio Paula Olson Ronald Kaufmann Mack Dillard

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TTC – Worship – Ushers

Each worship service, the ushers assist visitors, help with the offering, and assist in other ways. Ushers: Karen Ray Paul & Joan Dohrn Lherif & Betty Loraamm Josh Radke Scott & Cindy Jacobs James Littrell Richard Goldner Dean Hamen Scott Henry Bob French JP & Glenna Smith Mike Spielberger Robert Diefenbaker Gerald Goebel Jeff Carney Chris Revoldt

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TTC – Worship – Scripture Readers

Each week during the multiple worship services the Old Testament and New Testament readings are done by church members. Readers: Karen Ray Lherif & Betty Loraamm Josh Radke Scott & Cindy Jacobs James Littrell Vicki Portfolio Scott & Crystal Starr Bob French JP & Glenna Smith Mike Spielberger Rico & Jessica Gordon Stephanie Dar Jon Bock Laura Jimenez

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TTC – Tech – Social Media

The world is more and more connected through social media and it has become a great means of communication, encouragement, and outreach for the church. Volunteers: Aaron Shuck Ariana Afeld Kevin Littrell Kim Shuck

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