Meet Lance Koehler

If you haven't met Lance, he's the man behind the sound and video for our Church and School. This includes weekly Chapel services, special programs, and graduations. He has streamed these on our website all year so that people could watch them remotely. Lance helped our elementary teachers Zoom teach for students who were doing remote learning during this past...

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Deacon Update from Chair, Randy Larsen

Randy Larsen, Deacon Chair Dear Friends in Christ, As we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic we can reflect on the number of ways in which we have been blessed. At Family of Christ we have continued to offer our ministries and have maintained our spiritual connections. As you know, FOC has celebrated 20 years of blessed ministry and we are...

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Family of Christ Building Fund Initiative

To better serve our students educational needs, additional classroom space is currentlybeing added to campus. To date, we have raised $283,000 since January 2021, yet we arestill in need of additional funds to completely pay off the $504,000.After this project is fully funded, we plan to initiate the second stage of our expansionplan, building an indoor recreational/gymnasium space.Will you prayerfully...

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Call Committee Greeting

This was taken during Pastor Ledlow's visit to Florida.  We apologize in advance for the poor sound quality, as it was taken with limited time during an event.   https://familyofchristtampa.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/IMG_4531.mov

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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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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Pastor’s Virtual Bible Study

Pastor Haara will be leading an on-line Bible study beginning Thursday, September 17th at 7:30 PM. A Zoom link will be provided for those who want to tune in. Contact the Church Office for more information. We can have some attend in person at the Church at 7:30PM. Zoom code is rxj3ww

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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 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 Bulletins

Click to view Weekly Church Bulletins January 3rd Weekly BulletinJanuary 10th Weekly BulletinJanuary 17th Weekly BulletinJanuary 24th Weekly BulletinJanuary 31st Weekly BulletinFebruary 7th Weekly Bulletin

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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 – 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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Bonfire and Chili Cook-Off

Previous Next What a great evening for a Chili Cook-Off and a Bonfire!  We had 20 Chili entries and burned about 50 trees.  Thanks for joining us !Congratulations to our Chili Winners:1st Place: Bobby Bucholtz2nd Place: Matt McCluskey3rd Place:  Mary Stennett

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Add Family of Christ to AmazonSmile

What is AmazonSmile? AmazonSmile is a simple way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you!  When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you'll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added benefit that Amazon will donate 0.5% to Family of Christ. To shop...

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