The Portico is Tampa’s Downtown Gathering Place

The Portico is a gathering space where people come together for conversation, connection and community change.

A Cafe

where every cup of  coffee purchased benefits the most vulnerable of our city


the community

A Hub

for artists that fosters creativity and expression

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Amahl and the Night Visitors – Jan. 20 and 22

“Amahl and the Night Visitors” is a musical retelling of a story of the Three Kings by Gian Carlo Menotti Music presented by: Hyde Park United Methodist Chancel Choir Music Director: Michael Dougherty 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20 and 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22 Doors open at...

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Civil Conversations Project Begins February

Engage in meaningful conversation in order to enact community change as a part of the Civil Conversations Project at The Portico. This group will be a weekly conversation centered around NPR's On Being's "Civil Conversations Project" (more info here), starting late...

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The Portico Cafe will be a missional coffee shop to deliver excellent quality coffee, superior customer service and impact the local and global community in profound ways.

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The Portico fosters creativity and expression, with art installations and activities that spark conversation, connection and community change.


Sunday Worship Service
Come as you are to experience a casual, intimate and welcoming worship service including elements such as music, Scripture, a message, silence, discussion and Communion.

Weekly Meditation & Silence
Experience connection with God and community through the practice of silence. The gathering occurs in a serene setting, surrounded with beautiful stained glass and candles.

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