Bible Study - Adventures in Faith

Come for a scholarly yet entertaining guided lectionary based discussion and reading of bible text with Dr. Martin Lewis.  Participants meet in narthex of the church Thursday 6:30pm.  Bring your own bible, if you choose but it is not necessary.  All scripture readings for each meeting are printed on convenient hand-outs.  Class time: 1 hour – Mid-September through mid-May.  All levels are welcome – no prerequisites required.

Chapel Shepherds

This loving group of individuals visit the sick and homebound, send cards to those in need, keep in touch via telephone, and work with the pastor to bring communion to those who cannot come to worship.  Interested individuals should contact the office for meeting times and care list.  If you know of someone who would benefit from visits by the Chapel Shepherds call the office at 391-2919 and leave your information for follow up conversation.

Chapel Treasures Thrift Shop

Our thrift shop is open Friday and Saturday from 8am-12 noon.  Items including house wares, furniture, knickknacks, clothing, shoes, books, games and seasonal décor are attractively displayed in our multi-room facility.  Ample parking.  We accept donations and will pick up larger items – contact the church office at 391-2919 for more information.

Bingo “On the Hill”

Bingo held every Wednesday in Evans Hall.  Doors open at 10:30 am.  Games start at 12 noon and end approximately 3PM.  8 early bird games – 20 regular games – 3 special games.  Guests must be 18 years old to play.  All persons must be a playing guest while games are in session.  Free coffee/tea and doughnut for all players.  Ample parking near Evans Hall and back lot closest to Thrift Shop. 

Mission Guild and Outreach

Whether sewing simple projects for hospitals or nursing homes or collecting and delivering specific items for various local charities, our mission outreach brings love and hope to members of our community.  Some of our recipients include: Clothes for Kids, Elves for the Elderly, Grace House, Home Instead, Inc., Hospice, Pinellas County Schools, Pinellas Hope, VA shut-ins and many more. 

Interfaith Food Pantry

Unopened, non-perishable food items are collected weekly in designated bins located in the narthex.  The first Sunday of each month these items are blessed during worship and delivered to our local food bank.  Remember our neighbors in need look to supplemental foods all year round – not just at the holidays.  We encourage you to bring your item(s) each week. 

“God’s Creatures”

These small huggable items are located in the sanctuary pews.  They come with a small tag tied with a ribbon telling their story.  They offer comfort and peace with all the blessings of worship.  All God’s creatures are for anyone to take home should they need some cuddly consolation. 

Prayer Chain

This group meets for prayer and specific prayer intentions submit from members and guests to COTH.  Prayer cards are available in the church pews.  All requests are submit at worship during the offertory collection and distributed to the prayer group at the end of worship. 

Tree of Life

This large tree on the wall of our narthex has leaves to purchase as a church donation in honor or memory of a loved one.  Please contact the church office for prices and availability. 

Dine-Out

Join church members and friends of COTH for evening of fun and fellowship at local restaurants.  One Saturday evening per month; restaurant location and information announced in advance.  Contact Jeanie Smith for information and reservations.  Everyone is welcome.

Moonlite Quilters

Evans Hall is the place to gather with quilters for hands–on working projects both group and independent. Tuesday evenings 6:30-9:00 PM.  Contact Laurie Rys: lrys@tampabay.rr.com or call 727-215-1373 for more information.

Concerts, Craft Shows, and Seasonal Special Events

Exciting concerts, special shows and seasonal events are planned throughout the year. Keep an eye on the church newsletter and website for further updates to current events.

Girl Scouts and Brownies

Local troops meets regularly.  Consult the calendar for dates and times. 

Ikebana

The Japanese flower arranging is a disciplined art form in which the arrangement is a living thing where nature and humanity are brought together.  It is a philosophy of developing a closeness with nature.  Ikebana members meet regularly September through May. 

Evans Hall

Beautiful hall with full kitchen facilities for rental for weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, or most any special event​​. More information can be found on the rentals page.