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Every Sunday, following worship service, follow the crowd to our Fellowship Hall for snacks or our monthly luncheon.
Several times a year, The Church on the Bayou hosts a “Worship in the Park” with a pot-luck luncheon to follow.
Our Men’s group meets monthly at a local restaurant for a meal and presentation.
Choga (Chair Yoga) is offered two times a week for anyone interested in maintaining wellness. It is great for older adults, people with certain health conditions, and those who work at a desk all day.
If you like to color, or craft, this group is for you. Meeting weekly, it is a time to share ideas and enjoy each other’s company.
Other Fellowship activities are scheduled dinners, teas, special celebrations and receptions. Check the Calendar page for current listings
Several times a year, The Church on the Bayou hosts several opportunities for Bible study open to everyone. In the early Spring, a Lenten study prepares our hearts for the miracle of the Resurrection, and in the Fall, the Chosen study gives us insight into Jesus’ ministry and those who choose to follow him
The Shepherd Center of Tarpon Springs feeds the hungry, clothes the poor and empowers the needy to seek independence. The Shepherd Center is supported by a number of churches and organizations in Tarpon Springs. Several times a month, on “Salad Saturdays” our volunteers wash, chop and prepare fresh vegetables in our church kitchen for the meals distributed by The Shepherd Center. In addition, we collect non-perishable food throughout the year, and on special fellowship dates like “Souper Sunday” which are sent to The Shepherd Center for inclusion in their food bank distributions. www.tscenter.org
Tarpon Springs Elementary School, attended by many children in our community from low-income families, is the beneficiary of our annual school supplies collection. Additionally, in the month of May, the church community collects donations of new socks and underwear. https://www.pcsb.org/tarpon-es
Project Angel Tree conducted during the Christmas season, the church community is invited to support a family in need with gifts they would otherwise not have.
The Church on the Bayou is proud to include this group in our local missions. The Charity Quilters of Tarpon Springs create beautiful handmade quilts to donate to local police and fire departments as well as to members and friends of The Church on the Bayou experiencing stress or trauma.
World Missions helps Presbyterians offer a witness to Jesus Christ in today’s world by sending mission personnel to face the challenges of evangelizing and continuing the historic emphasis of the Church. http://gamc.pcusa.org/ministries/world-mission
Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA) is the emergency and refugee program of the Presbyterian Church USA. It is funded through the One Great Hour of Sharing and designated gifts. http://www.presbyterianmission.org/ministries/pda