LOCATION: 4020 S Manhattan Ave., Tampa 831-3062.
LEADERSHIP: Chris Workman has been the minister at the church for more than a year. He earned his bachelor's degree in Bible from Freed-Hardeman University, Henderson, Tenn. Workman has been married to Cathy for six years. She teaches at Center Academy in Tampa.
SERVICES: Sunday: 9:30 a.m. Bible classes; 10:30 a.m. worship and 6 p.m. evening worship; Wednesday: 7:30 p.m. Bible classes.
HISTORY: In December 1962, 27 members met in the library of the old Manhattan Elementary School. The church moved into the present building in 1964.
RECENT SERMON TOPIC OR THEME: "Jesus is the answer to the world's problems."
MINISTRIES: Bible classes, small home groups, widow's groups, Women's Service Project, youth program and two monthly fellowship dinners.
OUTREACH TO THE COMMUNITY: The church has a food pantry and clothes closet for needy people in the community. The women who participate in the Women's Service Project help with community programs such as Toys for Tots.
_ MICHELLE JONES