Congregation & Community
If you live beyond our region, let us tell you about our community and congregation. We may be the people who you're searching for in Florida.
In 2018, Tarpon Springs was recognized as being the Best Small Historic Town in the United States, by USA Today. Our church is in the historic heart of the town, close to Spring Bayou and the Safford House Museum, in the Greektown Historic District. Many of our church members live in Tarpon Springs. Some of our church members live in Pasco County, the rural areas of Hillsborough County or Palm Harbor and Dunedin in Pinellas County. We are in an attractive region near the Gulf of Mexico.
"Old Florida" is a term that helps to explain the area in and around Tarpon Springs. Our area is becoming known to visitors because of its art displays and its cultural events. The Unitarian Universalist Church of Tarpon Springs welcomes creative people. The church's mission statement affirms support for the arts. The Leepa-Rattner Art Museum in Tarpon Springs is a museum for modern and contemporary art.
People have lived near the Gulf of Mexico for over 12,000 years. The museum at the Weedon Island Preserve in St. Petersburg has exhibits that help to explain the prehistory of Florida. In Tarpon Springs, the Brooker Creek Preserve has exhibits and programs about the area's flora and fauna. The old railroad depot and the Heritage Museum in Tarpon Springs have information about the town's history and Greek heritage and an exhibition of Christopher Stills art.
The Unitarian Universalist Church of Tarpon Springs promotes spiritual growth, social justice, and the arts, and we welcome newcomers. If you're new to the area or if you're thinking about a possible move to the region, please let us know how we can be helpful. Ask for our newcomers' information package. firstname.lastname@example.org Telephone: 727-937-4682