Spiritual Life

Although the University is independent and nonsectarian, religious/spiritual beliefs and practices are highly respected and encouraged. All spiritual organizations and local places of worship follow The University of Tampa's Spiritual Agreement of Mutual Respect and Understanding. 

Resource Team for Faith, Values and Spirituality

Bay Area Places of Worship

A few religious denominations and churches that are relatively close to campus are listed here. For a complete listing of all denominations and churches in Tampa, and their addresses, please check the yellow pages of the City of Tampa Telephone Directory.

ASSEMBLY OF GOD

Channelside Church
615 Channelside Drive (Channelside Theaters)
(813) 997-7156
www.channelsidechurch.com
 

BAPTIST

Covenant Life Church
415 S. Oregon Ave.
(813) 335-7203
www.covenantlifetampa.org

First Baptist Church of Tampa
302 W. Kennedy Blvd. (across from UT)
(813) 251-2425
www.fbcch.org

South Tampa Fellowship
97 W. Biscayne Ave. (Davis Island)
(813) 251-1515
www.stfchurch.org

New Salem Baptist Church
405 N. Oregon Ave.
(813) 251-3389
www.newsalemmb.org
 

CATHOLIC

Sacred Heart Church
509 Florida Ave. (located downtown)
(813) 229-1595
www.sacredheartfla.org

EPISCOPAL

St. Andrew's Episcopal Church
509 E. Twiggs St. (located downtown)
(813) 221-2035
www.saintandrewstampa.org

GREEK ORTHODOX

St. John's Greek Orthodox Church
2418 Swann Ave.
(813) 875-0705
www.stjohngreekorthodox.com

HINDU

Hindu Temple
5509 Lynn Road
(813) 962-6890
www.hindutempleofflorida.org

LUTHERAN

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
501 S. Dale Mabry Highway
(813) 877-3105
www.goodshepherdtampa.org

METHODIST

Hyde Park United Methodist Church
500 W. Platt St.
(813) 253-5388
www.hydeparkumc.org  

MUSLIM

Islamic Society of Tampa Bay
7326 E. Sligh Ave.
(813) 628-0007

Masjid Omar Al Mokhtar
1307 W. North B St.
(813) 217-5531

NON-DENOMINATIONAL

The Community of Faith Christian Church
3111 Easter Wilder Ave.
Tampa, FL 33610
www.tcofcc.org

Reality Church Tampa
809 W. Horatio St.
Tampa, FL 33606
(813) 434-3670
realitychurchtampa.com


Relevant Church
1704 N. 16th St.
Tampa, FL 33605
(813) 242-4800
www.relevantchurch.com

The River
3738 River Drive
Tampa, FL 33610
(813) 971-9999
www.revival.com

Underground Church
1300 E. 7th Ave.
(813) 248-3301
www.tampaunderground.com

PRESBYTERIAN

First Presbyterian Church
412 Zack St. (located downtown)
(813) 229-0679
www.firstprestampa.org

Holy Trinity Presbyterian Church
350 S. Hyde Park Ave.
(813) 259-3502
www.holytrinitypca.org

Palma Ceia Presbyterian Church
3501 W. San Jose St.
Tampa, FL 33619
(813) 253-6047

SYNAGOGUE

Bais Temple David
Synagogue Orthodox
2001 Swann Ave.
(813) 966-8770
chabadofcentralflorida.com

Chabad of South Tampa
Jewish
3826 W. Platt St.
(813) 287-1795
www.chabadsouthtampa.com

Congregational Schaarai Zedek
Jewish-Reform
3303 Swann Ave.
(813) 837-2377
www.zedek.org

Hillels of the Florida Suncoast
Jewish
13102 N. 50th St.
(813) 899-2788

Rodeph Sholom
Synagogue Conservative
2713 Bayshore Blvd.
(813) 837-1911
www.rodephsholom.org

Young Israel Chabad
Jewish-Orthodox
613 S. Melville Ave.
(813) 832-3018
www.youngisraeloftampa.org

UNITY

Unity of Tampa
3302 W. Horatio
(813) 870-0731
unitytampa.org

For more information on the holy days for the world's religions, please visit the InterFaith Holy Days Calendar.

If you have questions about Spiritual Life at The University of Tampa, please contact Gina Firth, Associate Dean of Wellness at (813) 257-1877 or gfirth@ut.edu.