Welcome

Tampa’s Downtown Gathering Place

The Portico is a gathering space for conversation, connection and community change.

A Cafe

"with a mission," where every purchase supports our homeless initiatives

Homeless Initiatives

that raise awareness and put tangible efforts into motion

Art

that gives voice to important societal issues

Silent Meditation

practices that create stillness in a busy world

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Civil Conversations Project

What began as a six-week experiment at The Portico has become an ongoing opportunity for growth and connection through conversation. The Civil Conversations Project at The Portico offers a weekly opportunity to engage in meaningful conversation with others—sometimes...

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Handbell Concert – May 7

Join the combined children and adult handbell choirs of Hyde Park United Methodist as we celebrate with a concert of music for handbells: 4 p.m. May 7 in the Community Hall. All ages are welcome to enjoy this concert. You will hear beautiful music, learn about a bit...

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Yoga Tuesdays at The Portico

Join us for a gentle yoga class in our beautiful brand new Community Hall, 6 p.m. every Tuesday beginning March 21. Open to the community and suitable for all ages and fitness levels, the class is taught by local certified teachers. No prior experience in yoga or...

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Cafe

The Portico Cafe is a coffee shop with a mission. 

Excellent quality coffee. Intentional customer service. Impacting the community.

A portion of the staff are transitioning out of not-for-profits, paid a livable wage and offered healthcare.

Arts

The Portico gives voice to important societal issues such as homelessness. Come and see the signature Homeless Jesus sculpture, For The Love of THIS City mural and art installations in the cafe.

Faith

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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