We believe in fearless service and encourage our congregation to use their gifts to serve others. Van Dyke Church provides opportunities to serve on campus, in our community, and throughout the world.


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How Can I Get Involved?

As a church, we are committed to serving fearlessly! All of our members are encouraged to serve the church and the community. Throughout the year, we have various opportunities to get involved with the community. From tutoring at Mort Elementary School to volunteering with Meals on Wheels, both long-term and short-term commitments are available. We are a church of many talents and many ways to serve!

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      Metro Min Holiday Tent

      The Holiday Tent is a special place where more than 18,000 hurting families come for food and presents for Christmas. It’s a one-of-a-kind place where you will witness the giving and receiving that exemplify community and allow miracles to happen.

      Bay Hope Church will be volunteering on Saturday, December 16.  There are several volunteer jobs and shifts available. There are two locations to choose from: their Tampa Location and their Pasco Location.

      • 8:15-11:30 a.m. - Early Morning Parking - Tampa Location

      • 8:45-11:30 a.m. - General  Holiday Tent - Tampa Location

      • 8:45-11:30 a.m. - Parking & Wagon Pulling - Tampa Location

      • 8:45-11:30 a.m. - Spanish Speaking - Tampa Location

      • 11:00 a.m.-1:45 p.m. - General Holiday Tent - Tampa Location

      • 11:00 a.m.-1:45 p.m. - Parking & Wagon Pulling - Tampa Location

      • 11:00 a.m.-1:45 p.m. - Spanish Speaking - Tampa Location

      • 1:15-4:00 p.m. - General Holiday Tent - Pasco Location

      • 1:15-4:00 p.m. - Parking & Cart Pulling - Pasco Location

      You must be 8 years of age and older to volunteer.  When registering, you'll either need to Sign In from last year, or Create an Account.  Once signed in/created, you'll then be able to choose your time slot, where you're going to volunteer, and the job.

      If you have any questions, please email Gayle Collins at or 813.514.9475.


      Van Dyke Church partners with the surrounding community to help love and encourage those around us. From mowing a lawn to serving at the Metropolitan Ministries Holiday Tent, many opportunities are availble to serve.  


      At Risk Kids

      At Risk Kids is our umbrella ministry that encompasses orphan care, child grief support with Suncoast Kid's Place, prison ministries and improving educational opportunities in low performing schools. To know more about At Risk Kids follow the link below.

    • Missions

      As a local church in the Tampa Bay area, we strive to impact our community in a positive way for God. Along with partnering with local ministries, we continue to pursue God's glory throughout the world, including supporting many churches in Tanzania.

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