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In-Person and Live Stream Worship at 10:00 am Sunday
At 10:00, Click To View Online Worship Service.
Guest pastor Rev. Tony Winter will be sharing the message on Sunday. He will be drawing inspiration from the Old Testament book of Exodus, John's Gospel and Paul's first letter to the church at Corinth.

Tony is a staff chaplain at Moffitt Cancer Center, earned a Master of Divinity from the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary and was ordained by the PCUSA.
Fun fact:  Tony was a radio broadcaster in his first career and had his own mobile DJ service.  Tony, his wife Jackie and their daughter Olivia (age 3) live in Thonotosassa.

Communications Committee will meet
Friday, August 6th at Noon.

Can you help out with keeping some of our Social Media sites like Facebook and Instagram updated? Or maybe you'd like to help out Bailey with the A/V and technical aspects on Sunday? Join us and get more details!

Saturday, August 21    8:30 am-12:30 pm 
Breakfast Included!

Want to be a full-fledged member of the Hyde Park Pres family?? Come on Saturday, August 21st and discuss and learn about the Family Tree of Faith & What Presbyterians Believe.

Sign up for the New Member Class on the Church Center App or email

Download the App and get Connected!
Got the App? Is it complete?

Download the free Church Center app, look for Hyde Park Pres, register your information.
Do we have complete info? Please be sure and enter your children, too ... what grade they'll be in this year, etc! We'll be using this A LOT in the coming year, so if download it now and get ready!


Welcome Ilma De La Rosa!
Early Childhood Coordinator for HPPC

Ilma holds a master’s degree in youth and family ministries, and will be leading our children's ministry beginning Sept. 12. Ilma (sounds kinda like Yuma) and her husband Rick will be worshiping with us in August, so come and extend a warm welcome!

Originally from Sao Paulo, Brazil, Ilma moved to Tampa in 2008, where she has been involved in children’s ministry at area churches. At Radiant Church in South Tampa, she coordinated the nursery for all services, along with parents and volunteers; coached, scheduled, trained and encouraged volunteers; along with teaching. 

Interested in helping out with the nursery or classes? You can reach her at

News from the Hines Household!

Any one can catch your eye, but it takes someone special to catch your heart. Adam Hines has shared the happy news that he is now engaged to Corina Tallman! Congratulations to the happy couple!

Do you know someone who would make a good Elder? Please send your suggestion, along with why you chose them, to the Nominating Committee chaired by Nancy Corwin. Other members are Jonathan Colbert, Joe Gonzalez and Megan Bryant Leibl.

Send your suggestions to: or the church office.

Schools start August 10th!

Yes, the kids in Hillsborough County public schools are headed back to school already! Watch out for those 15 mph school zones, big yellow buses and kids walking to and from school. 

August 5th is National Underwear Month!

You are missing the modeling events, massive undie giveaways, and the Times Square Runway Show planned for the day if you're not in New York City. Who knew?
THANK YOU to all who contributed some of 132 pairs of undies and 151 pairs of socks for local kids to start school through the Clothes to Kids program. 

Hope you got your CHIMES Newsletter!

If you didn't, please contact Dolores at the church office and she will send you one! Get ready to fly on Sept. 12th!

Welcome Avery Freeman!

Mary Beth and Brad Freeman welcomed their new daughter Avery Mary, arriving at 3:13 am, weighing 6 lbs, 12 oz. and 20.75" long. Welcome to God's beautiful world baby girl!


Lend a hand and use your gifts.
Join the HPPC Communications Team!

If you love social media, then this is a great fit for you! 

Contact Danielle Blasco for more information.


Join the HPPC A/V Team
No experience necessary: Learn while you serve!

Learn Live Video Production, Graphic Design, 
Audio Production 
Contact Bailey Dean at

Session Members & 2021 Committees

Please don't hesitate to reach out to these session members and see how you can join in their ministry. 

Administrative, Building & Properties:
Austin Beltz, Matt Vanture, Mark Steiner
Christian Ed, Fellowship & Membership:
Rich Easterlin, Matt Vanture, Chris Bosworth
Communications: Harriet Plyler
Missions: Nancy Corwin, Austin Beltz
Personnel, Nominating Committee:
Jonathan Colbert, Nancy Corwin
Worship: Mark Steiner, Bryan Alspach, Rich Easterlin
Clerk of the Session: Jonathan Colbert

For contact information, email

Who's in the Office ... and when?

Dolores, Office Administrator, can be reached at and will be in the office
9:30 am - 2:30 pm Monday through Thursday
9:30 am - Noon on Friday
Rev. James is generally in the office during the above hours; Thursday is his day off.
Melissa, financial secretary, is in on Mondays, and can be reached at anytime.
Bailey, A/V technician, is in on Sunday, and several mornings a week:

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