Church Constitution & Bylaws

Part of the discussion during the October 16 Quarterly Members Meeting will center on proposed revisions to the church Constitution and Bylaws. You can view the current Constitution and Bylaws by visiting

Church Picnic

Sunday, October 13 (1:00-5:00 pm)

Everyone is invited to head out to the Tampa Bay Baptist Conference Center (15061 Lake Magdalene) for a church picnic on Sunday, October 13. Dress casually that morning and head to the conference center after morning worship. The picnic begins at 1 pm and goes to 5 pm. Hamburgers, hotdogs, chips, beans, and cookies will be provided for $5/person, $20/family max.

We will celebrate baptism at the lake as part of the picnic. Softball fields and other outdoor games are available as well. Bring a folding chair, sports equipment, picnic games, etc. Please register online by October 9 so we can plan the purchase of the food. You can also pay for the picnic online as well if you like. Register and pay online.

Contact any staff member for more details.

Christmas in the Park 2013

FBC Tampa will partner with Exciting Central Tampa Baptist Church once again for Christmas in the Park this December. The concert event will occur on Friday, December 20, Saturday, December 21, and Sunday, December 22 at Central Tampa Baptist Church, Stewart Middle School, and Curtis Hixon Park. A prayer walk and invitation distribution will take place on Saturday, December 14. Mark your calendars now to keep these dates free. More details will be shared soon.

Summer Schedule

New Summer Schedule


Wednesday and Sunday nights are going to look a little different during the summer. Here is the Wednesday schedule that will be in effect from June 5 through August 28: Read more

Missional Life Institute Spring Term


The spring term of Missional Life Institute begins Wednesday, April 3 and runs through Wednesday, May 22. Four courses will be offered during this 8-week term: Read more

Principles of Giving

Introduction to the New TestamentI am currently teaching a Missional Life Institute New Testament survey course designed to help participants understand the big ideas of each book of the New Testament. It’s a fun “dot-connecting” sort of course that moves rather quickly, while affording a few minutes here and there to drill down more deeply in pockets of each book.

As I was preparing for a recent class discussion, I spent a few minutes exploring the principles of giving found in 2 Corinthians 8-9. In light of a message Pastor Bob preached on January 27, I thought it might be helpful to walk through the following seven principles and comment how each one should impact us as individual believers: Read more

Why Should I Be Part Of Upward Sports?

Upward-Logo-2009-Color-BlueStar-RedSlashUpward Basketball & Cheerleading is now in full swing and children are registering for the upcoming season. Although it is still several weeks away, we are already in “crunch time” in terms of lining-up key leaders for this ministry. Read more

Thrive Magazine September 2012

Thrive Magazine September 2012

Super Cool Summer 2012

Coming this summer!
Information is now available for the Super Cool Summer events. Super Cool Summer begins June 10 and runs through August 19 and features six church-wide fellowship events on Sunday afternoons or evenings.

Church Directory Now Available Online

Church Directory Now Available Online