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Evangelism & Outreach

Evangelism & Outreach

Harvester's Evangelism & Outreach ministry offers a variety of ongoing and seasonal opportunities to serve those in need in our local community and beyond. 

The Missions, Outreach and Evangelism Committee partners with other ministries locally, and abroad to support them financially and with our prayers.  Some of the ministries we partner with are Christian Social Services, Students in Transition, Cornerstone Family Ministries, Metropolitan Ministry, Living Water Community Transformation, and Cuba Sister Church partnership.








Groundhogs are responsible for keep our grounds looking beautiful. Typical teams of 3 to 4 people use a riding mowers for the main area, use a push mower to trim, and operate a weed whacker or edger. 


Volunteers Needed to work with  our Ground Hogs

It's mowing season and we need volunteers to help mow our grounds.

Work 3 to 4 Hours once per month on Thursday or Friday morning between the hours of 7am and noon. Our goal is that each volunteer works once per month. 

In March we mow every 2 weeks and April through October weekly. Typical teams of 3 to 4 people operate one of our three riding mowers, use a push mower to trim, operate a weed whacker, or edger. 

Training on the operation of our lawn equipment is provided. If you are interested or want to know more, contact Gary Evans at 813-505-5870. 


Harvester Gardeners

Harvester Gardeners

 Gardeners Needed!!

We still have a few more gardens that need to be adopted/ maintained. 

If you would like to adopt/maintain a garden, contact Celia Nichols at for details. 


Congregational Care


What does it involve?

When a need arises, coordinators communicate via phone and email to mobilize volunteers for a particular event or occasion. There are no regular meetings, however occasional planning meetings are held. 

What are some examples?

  • Food for families experiencing loss, illness, or new births
  • Handiwork for shut-ins or those hospitalized 

How do I get involved?

Contact the church office at 948-2311 

What if I know of someone who needs Congregational Care?

If you have a specific request for the team, contact the church office at 948-2311  or email it to 

Cuba Sister Churches


Cuba Sister Churches

Harvester UMC  supports two sister churches in Cuba both financially and with our prayers.

Our sister churches are 

  • Niquero  Methodist Church (Pastor Jimmi Azahares )  
  • Marea de Limones Methodist Church  (Pastor Esteban Cañete)

In January of 2018 a team of four went to Cuba to visit our churches.  Another trip is being planned for Janaury of 2019.

Mission Trip to visit Sister Churches in Cuba

The Missions, Outreach and Evangelism Committee is planning a mission trip to visit our sister churches in Cuba the week of January 13, 2019.  

Participants will need to apply for visas no later than the second week in September. 

If you are interested in going or would like more information please contact Eloisa Garcia at 813-532-4440 or at

Women's Community Bible Study (CBS)


"Red Sea to the Jordan River"

Our 2018/2019 Study is "Red Sea to the Jordan River"

The story of God's faithfulness in delivering the Israelites to freedom and the trustworthy foundation He provides for our lives still today.


9:30-11:30 a.m. Thursdays, September through May

Offering excellent Nursery, Preschool and Homeschool Ministries


For more information or to register: 

Pan Ayers (760) 315-0347 


Prayer Ministry


“Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful.” - Colossians 4:2

"Pray without ceasing." - 1 Thessalonians 5:17

Prayer is essential

Prayer is absolutely essential to the life of any believer and any church. 

Prayer Ministry

Therefore, our prayer ministry begins by encouraging everyone at Harvester to be a person of prayer. Prayer needs are listed in the worship bulletin on a weekly basis. 

There are so many needs in our church and beyond that must be covered in prayer. 

Make your concerns known

Text your prayer concern to the prayer chain at 813-846-434 or join the prayer group on Friday mornings at 10:00 am in the sanctuary. 

Prayer Ministry Contact

Contact Larry Young at 813-846-4342. 

Harvester Men

Harvester Men

Harvester Men meets at 8:00 am every Tuesday.

Location is Panera Bread at the corner of SR 54 and Livingston Rd.


For info, contact LARRY YOUNG

813-846-4342  cell