We believe that spiritual growth happens best in connection with others. We strive to provide the opportunity to experience authentic community and spiritual growth. We have all types of groups for all types of people. It’s our intent to share the relevancy of God’s word in every area of your life.

Co-Ed (ages 55+)


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We are a group of imperfect people serving a perfect Savior.  We study the books of the Bible, book by book, verse by verse. 


Details: Located In Room 2-19 on Sunday Mornings at 9:30am


For more information, please contact Victoria Fabreo at: 



A diverse group of people who not only study God's word, but contribute time, talents and services as faithful disciples.

Details:  Meeting via Zoom on Sunday Mornings at 11am

For more information, please contact Peggy Schroeder at:


Sisters of St. James

special connections women

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Gathering of women from our Special Connections Ministry in addition to neurotypical women who live and support one another.  We typically gather and perform a service for the church and then get together and fellowship.


Details: Located outside Building 2 every other Monday at 5:30pm

For more information, please contact Kaley Grant at:  813-767-6454 or

Men (all ages)


Men (all ages)

Join men of all ages and stages as we dig into the Word and get to learn more about God and each other. 

Starting 9/16/2020  We will be doing a six-week study called “ A Disciple’s Path” by James Harnish. This will be done on Wednesday mornings at 7 am in room 217.

For more information, please contact Jim Claugherty at:

Co-Ed (all ages)

Life Group

co-ed (20's-30's)

This home group is for 20's and 30's, single or married who are looking for God's direction in their lives and for the opportunity to experience life with other believers


Details: Located at Ammen residence Every-other Wednesday at 7pm

For more information, please contact:  Ashley Ammen at:

Men (all ages)


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We have men of all ages and stages of their faith journey.  You have to ask the right questions before you get the right answers.  And that is what this study helps you do. 

Details:  Located In Room 2-17 on Sunday Mornings at 9:30am

For more information, please contact Pat Joyce at:

Co-Ed (all ages)

SUNDAY Deeper Faith Study 

co-ed (all ages)

Our group is made up of Christians who want to go deeper into the study of God's word.  We hope these studies will help each participant grow deeper in the love with Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and become ever more obedient to God's word and what He requires of us as Christians. 

Details:  Located In Room 2-17 on Sunday Mornings at 11am

For more information, please contact Kip Niswonger at:

Women (all ages)


women (all ages)

Women coming together experiencing peace and friendship through the study and understanding of God's word. We use Rightnow media and other relevant studies for our conversation.

Details:  Located at Moree residence for a drive-way meet-up on Monday evenings 6-8pm.

For more information, please contact Sheila Moree at:

Co-Ed (all ages)


co-ed (all ages)

Go deeper into the scripture and themes of the upcoming Sunday's sermon.  Walk along with other followers looking to go deeper into the Worship Lessons. 


Details: Located In Room 2-21 and via Zoom on Wednesday's at 4:30pm with Pastor Tony, Lead Pastor   

For more information, please contact:  Pastor Tony at:

Men (all ages)


men (all ages)

Men of all abilities gather to serve and fellowship together.


Details: Located in Church Office on Thursday at 11:30 am

For more information, please contact:  Zach Grant at:

Co-Ed (ages 40+)


We are a diverse group of folks who enjoy digging into the study of God's word.  We do it in a variety of ways such as, Bible book studies, other books, video studies, thematic studies, etc.  We discuss growing in our relationship with Christ and with each other.  


Details: Meeting via Zoom on Sunday Mornings at 11:00am  

For more information, please contact Carol Citty at:

Co-ed (18-24)


co-ed (18-24)

Come for coffee, food, fellowship and study.  This group also participates in monthly service opportunities and together gets involved in various ministries around the church.

Details:  Located In room 217 on Sunday evenings at 8-9:30pm

For more information, please contact Cameron & Sarah Jones at: 

Women (all ages)

Women's Group

women (all ages)

We are a community of ladies spending time together and learning more about God.  We study at our own pace and share our experiences with each other.  We ask God to fill us with all spiritual wisdom and understanding that we might live a life worth of the Lord.


Starting 9/1/2020, we will be doing a six-week study called, “The Power  Change” (Right Now Media).  This will be done on Tuesday night’s at 7pm via Zoom. 

For more information, please contact Jan Rice at:

Women (all ages)

Women's Group

women (all ages)

We are a group that studies, prays, enjoys fellowship and more together.  We would love to have you join us.


Details: Located in Room 125 every other Wednesday evening 6:30-8:30pm

For more information, please contact:  Karen Niswonger at:

Women (all ages)


women (all ages)

Community Bible Study is an interdenominational Bible Study with over 700 classes in the US, and over 550,000 people world-wide in classes. Our classes are designed to be comfortable & caring places where every person can become confident in studying the Bible.  This study will offer you the opportunity to learn, grow in faith in Jesus & to meet with other women in our community who share the same desire to learn more about God & His Son. 

Our classes meet weekly during the school year.  Each class member receives a course book with a commentary & home study questions.  Each week, you will participate in small group discussions & a large group teaching.  We have special times of sharing & relationship building within the class monthly at our Muffin Mornings.  *There is a Children's Ministry Program for infants through 5 years of age.  Please enter through the Church Lobby. 



Details:  Located In The Church Sanctuary on Thursday Mornings at 9:30am

For more information, Please Contact Karis Tiberia at:


Find hope and help for these challenging times in the "You'll Get Through This" church-wide bible study. During this six-session, small group Bible study, Pastor Max Lucado offers refreshing assurance, and he reminds participants that God doesn't promise that getting through trials will be quick or painless. Study begins Wednesday, September 23. To register, please sign up using the form below.

Register for Church-Wide Bible Study


We offer St. James free access to RightNow Media, an online church video library. Essentially, it’s a Netflix for Bible studies with videos for kids, students, singles, parents and married couples by teachers like Tim Keller and John Piper. All the content can be accessed from a phone, tablet, computer or television.


We also offer access to our in house lending library. Explore all of the great Bible studies we have to offer.


At St. James UMC, we are just a group of people seeking Christ and trying to bring others along for the ride. We are a United Methodist Congregation part of the Florida Conference.



16202 Bruce B Downs Blvd
Tampa, FL 33647

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