Local Missions

At Bay Life Church we care deeply for the spiritual and physical needs of our local community. We have chosen to focus our local missions efforts on providing food and shelter to those in need and caring for children who have been abused, orphaned, and neglected. Many of the ways that we provide support are through partnerships with local ministries and non-profit organizations who specialize in these types of care. 

Abused, Orphaned, & Neglected Children

Currently, in Hillsborough County, more than 150 children enter the foster care system every month. James 1:27 says, "Pure and genuine religion in the sight of God the Father means caring for widows and orphans in their distress". At Bay Life Church, we partner with local organizations to provide Christ-centered foster families, mentoring, advocacy, and summer camp experiences for modern day orphans.

A Door of Hope

Foster care for the glory of God. Providing hope for kids in crisis while driving towards fulfilling the vision of ensuring every child has a home.

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Guardian ad Litem

Guardians ad Litem are volunteers who advocate for the best interest of a child who has been abused, neglected, or abandoned.

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Care Community

Care Community Teams come around our foster families here at Bay Life to support and serve them and their foster children.

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Royal Family Kids Camp

Royal Family Kids Camp gives foster children a week of positive memories and royal treatment in a Christian Camp environment.

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Life Care

Life Care empowers women with education and truth to help them make an informed decision about pregnancy.

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Safe Families

A non-profit ministry that comes alongside families in crisis providing temporary care for children so families can get back on their feet.

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Hunger & Homelessness

Bay Life Church seeks to provide food and shelter for those in need in our community. We partner with local churches and organizations to create long-term solutions. Our ultimate goal is for our neighbors to find restoration and freedom in Jesus Christ.

James 2:15-16 “Suppose a brother or sister is without clothes and daily food. If one of you says to them ‘Go in peace; keep warm and well fed,’ but does nothing about their physical needs, what good is it?”

Cold Weather Shelter

When the wind chill dips below 40 degrees, the shelter opens its doors to the homeless.

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Family Promise

Family Promise allows a family to remain together while they work to escape homelessness.

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Feed The Bay

Feed the Bay is a county-wide food drive held once a year. Bay area churches buy groceries to stock the shelves of our local food banks.

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Gift of Hope

Bay Life partners with local churches in Gift of Hope. A program that provides Christmas meals and presents to needy families.

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Seeds of Faith

Seeds of Faith is Bay Life’s community garden. Here, we grow fresh produce for Brandon area food pantries.

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Women's Resource Center

The center, located on Bay Life's campus provides individualized care, case management, and planning to women and families in need in our community.

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2018 East Hillsborough Community Resource Guide

Bay Life Church supports community partners and local agencies through the production of the East Hillsborough Community Resource Catalog.

Click here to download the catalog.