Night of Knights Auction

(posted 3/25/2021) TODAY IS THE DAY! OUR NIGHT OF KNIGHTS’ ONLINE AUCTION WILL GO LIVE AT 10 AM. MOST IMPORTANTLY, LET’S REMEMBER WHY WE DO THIS. WHY FAMILY OF CHRIST IS SO SPECIAL AND WHY FUNDRAISING IS SO IMPORTANT TO OUR CHILDREN. THIS VIDEO SAYS IT ALL…WE’RE GROWING TOGETHER IN CHRIST!!! PLEASE CONTACT JAYME DOLENCE, NOK CHAIR WITH ANY QUESTIONS. NOK@FAMILYOFCHRISTTAMPA.COM...

Read More

Pastor’s Blog – April 3rd

Dear Family of Christ,Saturday of Holy Week is a bit strange in the scriptures. Nothing happens in the Gospels. Jesus is laid in the tomb before sundown on Friday and nobody goes to the tomb on the Sabbath day of Saturday. The day in the Old Testament started at sundown and went until the next sundown. It is not until Sunday morning when...

Read More

Pastor’s Blog – April 2nd

Dear Family of Christ,                                Good Friday      In this season of Lent we have reached the focal point of what Jesus was leading up to during his entire ministry in the events of Good Friday and Easter.  In tonight’s service we are going to contrast 3 times people spoke about Jesus at this time with the seven times recorded that Jesus...

Read More

Pastor’s Blog – April 1st

Dear Family of Christ, Maundy Thursday They went to a place called Gethsemane. Jesus knew Judas and the guards were on their way to arrest him. Then Jesus said to his disciples, "Sit here while I pray." He took Peter, James and John along with him, and he began to be deeply distressed and troubled. "My soul is overwhelmed with...

Read More

Pastor’s Blog – March 31st

Dear Family of Christ,During this Holy Week, one of the more unusual days for this week is today which I have heard called Spy Wednesday. It has been called this at differing times in the history of the Church. It is because on this day Judas made an agreement with the chief priests to betray Jesus and looked for an opportunity...

Read More

Pastor’s Blog – March 29th

Dear Family of Christ,                                                                        It was great yesterday to see a few more faces in Church as we celebrated Palm Sunday. This week has reminded me of last year when everything was shut and services only virtual. It is great to see so many people who have had the vaccine and things returning a little closer to normal. We always need to...

Read More

Night of Knights Auction Starts Today

TODAY IS THE DAY! OUR NIGHT OF KNIGHTS’ ONLINE AUCTION WILL GO LIVE AT 10 AM. MOST IMPORTANTLY, LET’S REMEMBER WHY WE DO THIS. WHY FAMILY OF CHRIST IS SO SPECIAL AND WHY FUNDRAISING IS SO IMPORTANT TO OUR CHILDREN. THIS VIDEO SAYS IT ALL…WE’RE GROWING TOGETHER IN CHRIST!!! PLEASE CONTACT JAYME DOLENCE, NOK CHAIR WITH ANY QUESTIONS. NOK@FAMILYOFCHRISTTAMPA.COM Growing...

Read More

Voter’s Meeting – March 14th – PASSED

Thanks for those who attended or sent proxies for the Voter's Meeting. The motion was passed unanimously to proceed with the School Modular Expansion Project. Project Details Create much needed educational space, additional set of bathrooms as we are currently are out of compliance with Hillsborough County guidelines.Provide locker space, as the majority of our lockers had to be removed due to...

Read More

Night of Knights Online Silent Auction

Online Bidding from March 25th at 10AM until March 27th at 8PM Our usual Night of Knights in-person auction was shifted from Fall to Spring this year, hoping that we could safely gather. In January, it was decided that it was best to postpone the in-person event to next Spring, but the fundraising is needed more now than ever! We...

Read More

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:  

Read More

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:  

Read More

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...

Read More

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.

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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.

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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.

Read More

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

Read More

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.

Read More

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....

Read More