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Week of November 4, 2019


  • This Sunday we will turn to Jesus’ parable of the persistent friend at midnight and consider the importance of tirelessly sharing our desires, sorrows, and questions with God in prayer.


  • The Big Blue Barrels are here from Metropolitan Ministries.  We are collecting food through November 20 for their Thanksgiving food distribution.
  • 1st Nesters needs volunteers for a nesting this Sunday afternoon. We’ll meet at the church at 2 pm and the move should not take too long. Please email Gloria Scarle at for more details and/or to sign up.
  • Our next Blessed By Bayshore is serving in the Met Ministries Thanksgiving food distribution tent on Saturday afternoon, November 23 from 3:30-6:15pm at 2609 N Rome Ave, Tampa, FL 33607. Here is the link to register for this volunteer opportunity:
    It is imperative each person pre-registers for this opportunity as any unfilled slots will be released for other groups on November 9th..

Wednesday Nights

  • Our community Thanksgiving dinner is tonight at 5:15 PM! Bring a dessert or side dish to share, and we’ll provide the meat. The children’s family experience begins at 6:30, and programs and classes for children, youth, and adults begin at 6:30. Choir at 7:30 PM.

Children and Youth

  • Shoe boxes are available in the lobby for the Operation Christmas Child ministry.  Filled boxes will be collected the week of November 18 – 25.

Other News

  • If you’ve ever had the desire to participate in worship, here’s your chance.  Join us for a Liturgist training session this Sunday, Nov. 10 at 11:45 AM in the sanctuary.  Flyers can be found at the welcome desk.  Questions?  Contact a staff member.
  • The Bayshore Collective CDs are available in the coffee shop or in the main lobby.  Donations are welcome.  It’s also available wherever you stream music!
  • Junk in the Trunk is coming November 16, 8 AM – 12 Noon.  Sign up for a spot, still only $10.  Spaces are limited to 40 people.
  • All are welcome to join Tai Chi classes offered every Monday and Thursday at 10 AM in the Fellowship Hall