LOCATION: Worship and meetings take place at various hotels and motels and in homes. Main meeting hall is La Quinta Inn-Brandon, 310 Grand Regency, Brandon. (813) 643-6583.
LEADERSHIP: The fellowship was founded in March 1997 by Glenn Klein, 39, and Roger McFarland. Klein served 10 years as a Bible teacher, a minister and a traveling speaker. He and his wife, Dawn, have six children ages 2 to 13. Mrs. Klein also works as a teacher and minister for the fellowship. McFarland formerly led worship at numerous other congregations in Brandon. He and his wife, Terry, have six children ages 2 to 17.
SERVICES AND PROGRAMS: House worship meetings, seminars and conferences are held on an irregular basis. All meeting times and locations are communicated with active worshipers by telephone and mailings.
HISTORY: Through discussions, Klein and McFarland discovered they had similar perspectives and beliefs on the love and mercy of God, and they wanted to share them with others.
RECENT SERMON, TOPIC OR THEME: God's unconditional love and acceptance of all human beings.
PARTICIPANTS: More than 200 people are active on an irregular basis.
OUTREACH TO THE COMMUNITY: The fellowship supports and produces two regular radio talk shows. The Good Report Radio Show airs on 1040 AM at noon and 7 p.m. Sundays. The Glen Klein On Line Show airs from noon to 1 p.m. daily on 1040 AM.
NOTABLE: "The comparison and contrast of the tree of life as opposed to the knowledge of good and evil. That continues to be a good example of humanity's ongoing relationship with God," Klein said.
_ KELLY A. STEFANI