How to Join
The New Member Class is open to everyone, no matter where you are in your faith.
Are you ready to take the next step in your faith journey, which God has been leading you on since before you knew it? Membership here is a gift from God, and it is our privilege to be part of your journey.
Step One: Participate in the next New Member Class
Step Two: Recite the vows that you will make to Christ and the church.
Plan to Attend an Upcoming Class
New Member classes are six weeks in length. The courses start on different days/times
to help you find the one that works best for you.
- 6:30-7:45 p.m., Hyde Park campus, beginning Wednesday, May 1 and continuing through June 5. Participants join Sunday, June 9. Held online via video chat to a limited number of participants. For questions about the online format, please contact Nicki Taylor at 813.253.5388 or email.
- 6:30-7:45 p.m., Hyde Park campus, beginning Wednesday, Aug. 21 and continuing through Sept. 25. Participants join Sunday, Sept. 29.
- 9:30-10:45 a.m., Hyde Park campus, beginning Sunday, Oct. 6 and continuing through Nov. 10. Participants join Sunday, Nov. 17.
Ways to Join
Profession of faith — a first-time commitment to Christ through the sacrament of baptism*
Reaffirmation of faith — a reaffirmation of your commitment to Christ
Transfer of membership from another United Methodist church
Transfer of membership from another denomination