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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DocNight “Ride With Larry” March 8

Join us at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 8 at The Portico Campus for a free DocNight screening of “Ride With Larry”. A discussion will take place after the film. This DocNight is being organized by PD Self, a Parkinson's Disease support group that meets at The Portico...

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Amahl and the Night Visitors was a Success!

Over the weekend, Hyde Park United Methodist's Chancel Choir held two performances of the opera "Amahl and the Night Visitors." An offering was taken after the opera to benefit outreach at The Portico. $2,600 was raised in order to support The Portico's initiatives to...

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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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