Located in South Tampa and witnessing to the love of God for over 90 years. Committed to a neighborhood presence, worldwide outreach and a deep heritage of Christian faith.

They devoted themselves to the apostle’s teaching and fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers”  Acts 2:42

When people of all ages gather together in community, they do so in just the way Jesus deliberately taught his disciples.  One of the best ways to learn is to learn in community. You are invited to engage in Fellowship and Learning in our Adult Faith Formation offerings.  No need to sign up, just walk on in! Contact the Church Receptionist, Susan Frost, with any questions: susanfrost@palmaceia.org.

Current Classes:

Sunday, February 26 – April 2, 2023 “An Invitation to a Life of Spiritual Discipline” Series: The season of Lent is a time for growth in faith through prayer, spiritual discipline, and self examination. This series, running until April 2nd, will be an introduction to a variety of spiritual disciplines that can transform the way we view the world and God. Each week will focus on a different discipline (sabbath, fasting, hospitality, etc.).

The Bel-Mar Class: Loving One Another in a Complicated World (click for more info) Ongoing

Weekly Faith Formation Offerings:

Men’s Tuesday Morning Bible Study – Ongoing (every other week)

Women’s Sunday Evening Bible Study – Ongoing (every other week)

Wednesday Theology Book Group

Followers of the Way

The Lectionary Bible Study Podcast

Upcoming Faith & Fellowship Classes:

February 26- April 2, 2023: An Invitation to a Life of Spiritual Discipline Series

April 16th – May 21st, 10-10:50am in EM307/308
Book Study on Resurrected to Eternal Life: On Dying and Rising by Jurgen Moltmann; class led by Rev. John DeBevoise

Past Faith Formation Classes:

Sunday, January 29, Feb. 5, Feb. 12, & Feb. 19, 2023: Spirituality in the Poetry of Emily Dickinson led by Paul Clark

Gathering Together Around God’s Word: Jan-Dec 2022

Lenten Lectio Divina: March 9 – April 13, 2022

Advent Among Us: Nov. 28-Dec. 19, 2021

Advent Among Us Podcast

Christ the King: Sun., Nov. 21, 2021

The Other Lectionary Texts: The Rest of the Story: Sundays at 8am Oct. 24 – Nov. 21, 2021

Truth in the Bible and Media: Being Faithful in a Post-Truth World: Sundays at 10:05am Oct. 24 – Nov. 14, 2021

Race & Faith Movie Group: Sept. 16 – Nov. 18, 2021 on Zoom

The Book of Hebrews: August 15 – October 17, 2021, at 10am on Zoom

The Rise and Reign of David: A Summer Bible Study on I & II Samuel: May 30-Aug 8, 2021 (click for video recordings)

Reflecting on the Meaning of Life: A Study of Ecclesiastes: April 11-May 16, 2021

Service: The Best Work of Life: April 11-May 9, 2021

For the Life of the World: Lenten Book Study: Feb. 21 – March 28, 2021

Mission and Disability in the Church: Feb. 21 – March 21, 2021

Biblical Leadership: Jan 10 – Feb 14, 2021

Dialogue in Action: Discussions on News and Faith – Jan 10 – Feb 14, 2021 

The God of Life: An Introduction to Liberation Theology- Oct 25-Nov 22, 2020

Job in the Time of Pandemic- April 19-May 31, 2020

Religion & The Presidency – Sept. 13-Oct. 18, 2020

Creation & Covenant: Summer Bible Study on Genesis– June 7-Aug 16, 2020

Laurus: A Lenten Book Study – March 1-April 4, 2020