2021 Offering Envelopes Available

2021 Offering Envelopes are now available in the Narthex for pickup. Please take the box with your name as some numbers were re-assigned. Tired of writing weekly checks or no cash today? Sign up for Electronic Giving - it's simple and never need to forget your envelope. Here instructions to sign up:  

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2021 Offering Envelopes or Electronic Giving

2021 Offering Envelopes are now available in the Narthex for pickup. Please take the box with your name as some numbers were re-assigned. Tired of writing weekly checks or no cash today? Sign up for Electronic Giving - it's simple and never need to forget your envelope. Here instructions to sign up:  

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Pastor’s Blog – Dec. 4th

Dear Family of Christ, This morning I was able to speak about the eternal blessings of Jesus as we laid into the ground the fleshly remains of one of our members Martha Clark.  Martha loved to sing and has blessed us with her voice throughout the years.  I mentioned this morning that she was brought into an incredible choir in...

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Youth Going Snow Tubing

On Wednesday December 9th the youth of the church will go tubing at the new Snowcat Ridge Alpine Snow Park in Dade City.            The group will leave church at 6:30 and return at about 9:00 PM. Open to all youth. See at sign up sheet in the Narthex.

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Pastor’s Blog – Dec. 1st

Dear Family of Christ Member,This past week we were thankful for the blessings that have been bestowed upon us all during 2020.   Thanksgiving is the theme of the month of November which allows us time to reflect on the past year and celebrate with those we cherish the most - family and friends! The year has been the most unique...

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Pastor’s Blog – Nov. 27th

Dear Family of Christ,  It is Black Friday morning and there are no lines in the stores, except maybe in the checkout lines at Amazon and on-line. This weekend starts the season of Advent, the four weeks leading up to Christmas. It is a season of waiting. That message may one that is a familiar theme for 2020.   We are...

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Youth Snow Tubing

On Wednesday December 9th the youth of the church will go tubing at the new Snowcat Ridge Alpine Snow Park in Dade City.            The group will leave church at 6:30 and return at about 9:00 PM. Open to all youth. Talk to Pastor Dave for more details.

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Angel Tree 2020

Gift Deadline: Saturday December 12th, wrapping 10am to 12pm University area party and gift distribution- December 17th 6pm   We will be adopting children from Joshua House again this year for our Angel tree program, as well as families from our University Area Thursday night feeding Ministry.    We have several ways for you to help this year:   Pick an Angel...

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Painting Pumpkins with Positivity

Family of Christ invites you to join us in Painting Pumpkins with Positivity. The season of Thanksgiving is upon us. Let’s come together as Christians and spread positive messages throughout our church and school.  Simply paint your pumpkin with a positive message. (Put your name on the bottom.) Bring your pumpkin to the Family of Christ Narthex/Lobby by Sunday, November...

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Air Scrubbing System

Please prayerfully consider helping us to raise funds to purchase a system that will clean the air and help to make our church and school safer and cleaner for all who enter. You can indicate on your offering envelope which portion can be allotted to help us raise these funds.

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Apologetics

Beginning Sept. 17th on each Thursday through Dec. 17 From 7-8 PM. Come and listen to experts discuss how to defend the Word of God. Build faith and confidence in your Christian walk. A Zoom link will be sent to you. Terrance is a church member here at FOC. Pamphlets are available in the Narthex. If interested, please email: Terence.clauer@student.lutherrice.edu

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KIDZ PRAISE Returns September 9th

Fall programming will resume on Wednesday, September 9th from 6:30 –8:00 PMThis program is open to children in VPK through 5th grade.We meet each Wednesday evening for a pizza dinner, Worship time and games. We also incorporate playground time.We will be doing everything possible to keep kids safe as programs resume. We will be cleaning and washing hands frequently.

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Youth Group Summer Service Project – July 23rd

Thursday, July 23rd. Bus leaves FOC at 11 AM.  We are inviting our Youth (6th to 12th grade) to help serve the Tampa Bay community. On Thursday, July 23rd we will be going to our West Campus location in the Town and Country area to distribute food packages to families in need. This will be a drive- up distribution process....

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Kidz Praise Pancake & Game Night – July 29th

Wednesday, July 29th from 6:30-8 PMChildren in VPK through 5th grade can join usFor a fun summer event. Find out what our “Kidz Praise” program is all about before we go back to Our regular Wednesday night schedule in the Fall.WE WILL MEETIN THE CDC BUILDING;THE FIRST BUILDINGAS YOU ENTER THE CAMPUSContact Leanne Ferguson, Children’s Ministry Directorlferguson@familyofchristtampa.com for more information

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VBS Spotlight

A great big THANK YOU to all of the adult and youth volunteers who helped to make our VBS successful! They were truly spirited leaders who put their all into every moment they spent withthe children who attended VBS It was a little bit different this year because of the social distancing guidelines. However, God was with us throughout the...

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Church Services Resume 5/16

Dear Family of Christ: As we continue to navigate the world of COVID-19, a world filled with fear and anxiety we are never far from Gods love for us. The Bible is a constant reminder that we are children of God and should not be afraid…Isaiah 41:10 “So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed,...

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Pastor’s Blog – April 6th, 2020

Hearing that Jesus had silenced the Sadducees, the Pharisees got together. One of them, an expert in the law, tested him with this question: “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?” Jesus replied: “ ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the first and...

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Pastor’s Blog – March 19th, 2020

Pastor's Blog 3/19“There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear.” March 19, 2020 People are afraid. Yesterday I went to Publix to buy a few things and the one thing I could not get was bread. I figured that there was a rush on that in the mornings so I went this morning at 8am, when...

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Wednesday Bible Study

Wednesday 6:30 to 8:30 pm Join us for Lysa TerKeurst's study "It's not Supposed to be this Way". The book and study guide can be found on Amazon or on www.lifeway.com. If you are asking God, "Why would you allow this to happen?". This book will help you move forward with peace and confidence assured that God's word holds the...

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Coffee & Connections

Join us on Wednesday mornings, beginning, Wednesday, February 12th at 8:45 to meet new friends and enjoy a cup of coffee and a muffin. Are you experiencing a mid-week slump? You will be encouraged with a positive Bible verse and prayer each week. Coffee hour will be located in our new "Connections" room located next to Ms. Jill's office (previously...

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