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Forest Hills Presbyterian Church is a church filled with loving, caring, compassionate people. A strong, warm welcome awaits you in the church. We are a church growing in mission, growing in service, growing in love and knowledge of Jesus Christ. Whether you are a long-time resident of the Tampa Bay area, or if you are new to the area, you will find a helping, caring, supportive community of faith at Forest Hills Presbyterian Church. We would be delighted to have you join the ministry at Forest Hills! I invite you to review the information on this web site, so you can get to know a little more about us. Then I invite you to worship here on Sunday mornings, when you can get to know us a lot better! Thanks for viewing our site, and look we forward to meeting you. As we can help you in your spiritual journey, we'd be delighted to do so.

 
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FHPC Loves Forest Hills Elementary Teachers

To show our appreciation for the work teachers are doing with the young people at Forest Hills Elementary, FHPC from time to time provides a meal for those good folks at the school. The challenges faced every day by educators is understood by most people but often go by with little recogniton. We have a great deal of respect for the efforts made by teachers and we want them to know they are appreciated.


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Just before Valentine's Day, FHPC showed our teachers some love with a lasagna luncheon.

The Evangelism Committee wants to thank all of the volunteers that have helped out with these events.

Sharing is Caring

 

 
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Proposals from General Assembly 221

Last summer the 221st General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America passed several proposals and amendments. These require ratification by the Presbyteries. The Presbytery of Tampa Bay will be voting on them at the Stated Meeting on February 28th.

Here are some links that lead to PCUSA.org information pages regarding the proposed changes. Some of the pages have links leading to more information. There are many other sources of information should you choose to do more research via any of the internet search engines.

Click this image to download a 20 page pdf document that contains the complete Proposed Amendments
PCUSA-Proposed Amendments_to_the_Constitution_from_GA221-2014

Some Rationales and Discussions can be found here:

Proposal on Marriage

http://oga.pcusa.org/section/ga/ga221/ga221-marriage/

This is a link to portions of rationales from the presbyteries that proposed or concurred with the proposed amendment to W-4.9000:
http://oga.pcusa.org/section/ga/ga221/biblical-and-theological-rationales-marriage/

Side by side comparison of the proposed amendment of W-4.9000 on marriage to the current wording
http://oga.pcusa.org/section/ga/ga221/ga221-marriage/

For full texts and other rationale go to:
http://www.pc-biz.org/PC-Biz.WebApp_deploy/(S(eqybuduwyc20fpk2yja05epl))/IOBView.aspx?m=ro&id=4593


Faithful Mission: The Confession of Belhar

"Last summer, millions of people across the United States celebrated the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.’s inspiring “I Have a Dream” speech. Yet even as we reflected on the progress in civil rights since 1963, we painfully acknowledged the persistence of racism and its destructive consequences in our church and culture." - Linda Valentine

Learn about this General Assembly Proposal here: http://oga.pcusa.org/section/ga/ga221/ga221-belhar/

GA221 on Reconciliation
http://oga.pcusa.org/section/ga/ga221/ga221-reconciliation/

Christ ‘has given us the ministry of reconciliation’
When the 221st General Assembly (2014) adjourned on June 21, a host of challenging issues had been carefully and prayerfully addressed, leading to momentous decisions that have the potential to impact our life together as one body in Christ. Because the decisions of this Assembly have brought both great joy to some and great disappointment to others, attending to relationships with our sisters and brothers in Christ will be especially important as we engage each other in a spirit of humility.

 

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See our calendar for other events

On Sunday

At 9 a.m., Fellowship, Coffee & Doughnuts followed by Sunday School

Worship Service at 10:25 a.m.

Refreshments & Fellowship after the Service
(out front ~ weather permitting)

On Wednesday

Fellowship Dinner at 6:00 pm

Good Food & an Interesting Program

709 W. Linebaugh Av, Tampa

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Upcoming Events

Sun Mar 01 @ 9:00AM - 10:15AM
Sunday School
Sun Mar 01 @10:25AM - 11:30AM
Worship Service
Mon Mar 02 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
All Committee Night
Tue Mar 03 @ 6:30AM - 07:30AM
Men's Breakfast & Bible Study

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