May 8, 2024 – Newsletter


Honor Your Mom by Donating Diapers!
Deadline: This Sunday, Mother’s Day

Honor your mother or mom figure with something that makes life a bit easier for these hard-working moms in Wimauma, served by Beth-El Ministries.
Sizes 4, 5 and 6 Diapers are especially needed. CLICK HERE to go directly to Amazon with items conveniently listed. A donation box is in the foyer.
Please note “Diaper Drive” for checks, EasyTithe and Church Center.

Channelside Academy Spring Concert
Thursday May 16 at 7:00 pm at Hyde Park Pres

Hyde Park Pres will be alive with the sounds of music on May 16th and you are invited! The middle school choir of Channelside Academy of Math and Science presents their Spring Concert at 7:00 pm in the Sanctuary.

The CAMS chorus struck a high note at Music in the Parks at Busch Gardens, winning 2nd place in the Middle School Choir 1A Division!

Young Adult Dinner & Program
Tues. May 21st @ 6:30 pm

It’s good food and good company at Carol and Bob Kline’s home. All are welcome to join the fun!

Wines Around the World
Thurs. June 6 @ 6:00 pm (06.06.0600)

On the 6th month, on the 6th day at the 6th hour, Kim Brannan will be hosting a wine-tasting event at her home. Her friend, Lori Rabinowitz, a certified sommelier, will lead us through “Wines Around the World” where we’ll learn about 6 wines from 6 regions around the globe.

Feel free to invite a friend or two … we can always spill out (pun intended) onto the pool deck at 5013 S Elberon St. 33611. Parking is limited, so carpool if you can!

To RSVP, contact Ann Orand at or 813.253.0069.

May 12th Worship in the Sanctuary at 10:00 am
“My Mom’s Kind of Church” John 15:9-17
Rev. John Hougen

Children are “shepherded out” of Worship after the Children’s Time.
Nursery opens at 9:45 am. No Sunday School classes today; enjoy Mother’s Day!

The Worship Service will be live-streamed on our Hyde Park Presbyterian Church YouTube channel under LIVE!  CLICK HERE to go to the page.


90-second peek at My Mom’s Kind of Church

CLICK HERE for the message of the week with Rev. John Hougen on Hyde Park Presbyterian Church’s Facebook page.

Welcome to our newest tenant,
Elevate Tampa Bay

Elevate Tampa Bay has moved into their offices on the 2nd floor of Hyde Park Pres. We are excited to have them join End 68 Hours of Hunger, Thornwell’s Building Families, and Apollo Academy; all serving our community from our building.

Elevate’s mission: Building long-term, life-changing relationships with urban youth, equipping them to thrive and contribute to their community.
Their Vision: Generations of thriving urban leaders.

Want to know more? Guy Bryant, Session Member, will be happy to fill you in!

Don’t Miss Out – Join us!

Sun. May 12 Mother’s Day & Diaper Drive ends
Thu. May 16 7pm Middle School Spring Concert
Sun. May 19 Pentecost & Communion
Tue. May 21 @ 6:30 Young Adult Dinner & Study
Mon. May 27 Memorial Day; Office closed
Sun. June 2 Donate Blood on the Big Red Bus
Thu. June 6 @ 6 Wine Tasting at Kim Brannan’s

Seeking a Facilities Superintendent
20 -25 hrs/week, flexible schedule

Earning potential: $32,000 – $38,000.

The Facilities Superintendent maintains and oversees all grounds, building, and equipment belonging to Hyde Park Pres relating to its preparation and service to the community. Duties include grounds and building maintenance, oversight of service providers, inspecting facilities to meet safety regulations for proper usage and coordinating renovations and updates.

Required: resume with references; 3 years of relatable experience; high school diploma or equivalent; good communicator; successful background check.
Resumes should be sent to

STEAM Summer Camps at Hyde Park Pres!
ESTEAM Learning Labs is partnering with Apollo Academy to bring you a full summer of exciting camps right here at Hyde Park Pres!

Discovery STEAM Camps ages 4 – 8
All other STEAM Camps ages 8 – 15
Monday – Friday, 9 am – 4 pm, $435.00 Full Day
Half day (Discovery Camps only) $245.00
Registration Link:

Hyde Park Presbyterian Church, 1309 W Swann Ave., Tampa FL 33606
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