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 is 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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I Matter Too

I Matter Too mentors the most severely orphaned, abused, and neglected children, through the love of Jesus Christ.

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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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Safe Families

A non-profit ministry committed to coming alongside families in crisis by 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 32 degrees, the Recreation Center at Sadie Park 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 city-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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Meals on Wheels

Meals On Wheels of Tampa provides hot, fresh, nutritious meals to the homebound, disabled, and elderly throughout the Tampa community every day.

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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 our community partners and local agencies through production of a East Hillsborough Community Resource Catalog. Click here to download the catalog.