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Welcome to

The Community

Mission Statement

Our Mission: Being called to Christ, we live out God’s will and serve each individual through faithful discipleship with Christ-centered love, compassion, acceptance, and action today to nurture and inspire the disciples of tomorrow.

Who is

The Community?

Vision and Values

Our Vision: To be a faith community growing together in love of Jesus Christ through worship, life-long learning service to neighbor, discovery and development of spiritual gifts, and care for creation.

Our Values: Biblical Study, Discipleship, Inclusion, Encouragement, Sustainability, Innovation, Stewardship, and Outreach.

What is The Community up to?

Learn more by selecting the “events” button located in the menu

Worship

We look forward to outdoor worship during the Lenten and Easter Season 2021.

Vision Team – A team has formed to build this new faith community in Babcock Ranch; Alison Hofley Burns, Tom Hall, Lisa Hall, Marcia Mecum, Pastor Matt Shapton, and Kelli Vokaty.

Devotions

Our faith journey is a daily walk. Look to the Facebook page for recorded devotions that we pray will guide you in your personal time of prayer and devotion.

But he would withdraw to desolate places and pray. Luke 5:16

Study

We grow together as we read and wrestle with God’s word. Look to the “events” tab in the menu to learn about our current Christian book study. You can also enter into conversation through our blog. You will find a tab to access the blog in the menu on this website.

Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path. Psalm 119:105

The Community

Serves

How can we serve you?

Volunteers serving our developing youth ministry program will be required to complete background screening through Safe Gatherings website. See the link below to access SafeGathering.com. Our organization name is The Community, ELCA Punta Gorda. (Scholarships are available)

Weddings, Baptisms, Funeral Services, Prayer, Home Visits, Home Blessings, Outreach. Please complete the form at the end of this site to submit any questions and let us know how we might serve you.

T.A.S.K Outreach Ministry (Taking Action, and Serving with Kindness)

To support this new mission click the “I would like to support this mission” button. We appreciate your support of God’s work here in Babcock Ranch Florida.

Joining Creation with

One Voice

Look at our monthly New Mission News E-Newsletter for more information about what is happening in The Community Church.

We want to hear from YOU

Life is better TOGETHER!

Here you can request additional information or a call from the Pastor:

The Community

Pastor Matt Shapton

Pastormatt@tccintheranch.org

561-707-7698

PO Box 3508

North Fort Myers

Florida

33918

The Community Church is a Synodically Authorized Worshiping Community of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America in the Florida-Bahamas Synod.