Saint Andrew’s Episcopal Church

Tampa, Florida

  • Announcements

    The Outreach Committee hosts
    Cinco de Mayo Mexican buffet
    Sunday, May 4 following the 10:30am service
    Proceeds will benefit the Dominican Mission Relief.

    If you would like to help at the lunch or could bring your favorite Mexican dish,
    Contact Chris Capsambelis ccapsambelis@direcpath.tv
    Cost is $10.00 (kids $5.00).
    Crafts and piñata for the kids!

    Mother’s Day Brunch
    Prepared by the men of St. Andrew’s
    Sunday, May 11 after the 8:00am and 10:30am services

    Parish Picnic coming soon!
    Parish Life invites you to join us for the Parish Picnic on Sunday, May 18 at the home of Dr. Earl and Jan Smith (3627 Berger Road, Lutz) following the 10:30 church service. It will be an afternoon of fellowship, sports, sharing and dining. Please contact Martha Cobb at 813-787-4020 to sign up to bring a dish for the picnic.

A Message from Father Reese

Rev. John Reese

Welcome to Saint Andrew’s website. I am glad that you have discovered us in cyberspace and invite you to come and see what we have to offer. We are a diverse group of Episcopalians who live in all parts of Tampa, ranging far and wide from South Tampa to Westchase to Wesley Chapel to Valrico. We come together in downtown Tampa to worship God in the beauty of holiness in a lovely, historic Spanish mission-style structure (built c. 1904).

While having a variety of theological viewpoints, we enjoy traditional worship according to the Book of Common Prayer of the Episcopal Church. At Saint Andrew’s we strive to do liturgy decently, reverently, and in order, as Saint Paul directed. Our music program is second to none and we uphold the great Anglican choral tradition. We offer many educational opportunities for everyone, from Sunday School for all ages to youth groups to Tuesday night and Thursday morning adult classes. We place much emphasis on outreach. Being a downtown church, we are well aware of the many homeless and transients in our immediate vicinity and seek to reach out to them. For example, we distribute free bag lunches to 50 people every day, Monday through Friday.

We seek to proclaim the good news of Jesus Christ through worship, learning, and service. I invite you to come and visit us on a Sunday morning. I trust that you will find Saint Andrew’s to be a place of hope, healing, and hospitality in the midst of downtown Tampa.

Yours in Christ,
Father John Reese's Signature
The Rev’d John Reese