The story that God is writing through the life of North Pointe Church can be summarized by this: Ordinary People, Extraordinary God! Since 2004, God has worked through impossible circumstances and lives have been changed! People have connected with Jesus for the first time. Children, dads, moms and grandparents have been baptized. Marriages have been restored. Healing and freedom from addiction has been experienced. Children have been rescued from homelessness and hopelessness through our local and international missions. Our desire is to be a church IN the community and FOR the community. We are so excited to be in a brand new chapter as we just moved into our new permanent home in Lutz in Summer 2017. God has provided more than we could have asked or imagined as He continues to prepare us for the future and we invite you to join us as we say yes to God…one step at a time!
At North Pointe Church, we want to be a place where people can take their next steps in their relationship with God – no matter where your starting point is. We are most often described as non-denominational with Baptist roots. We love Jesus, God’s Word and each other.
At NPC, you will find:
Authentic people. NPC is a group of ordinary people people with real problems, pursuing a growing relationship with Jesus Christ. Religious rule following is out. Real life is in.
A casual atmosphere. From where we worship to the laid back attire that most people wear, you’ll see we like casual. We highly value quality and excellence, but the suit and tie are optional!
Authentic Worship. We come together as a church to Worship God – not to watch a performance. If you listen to contemporary Christian radio, you’ll recognize our songs right away – and will be able to join in on your very first visit!
Teaching in creative, compelling ways. We believe the Bible is still incredibly relevant – it has something to say to everyone. Including you.
Practical care and help. We will all encounter circumstances and seasons in life when we need people to walk with us.
Opportunities to enjoy real life with others. From missional small groups to family fun events to getting involved in our ministries, there are plenty of ways for you to connect.
Our mission is to help ordinary people grow in their relationship with our extraordinary God, so that through Him we can do the impossible at home, at work, across the street & around the world to the glory of God.
2004 – NPC was planted by Belmont Baptist Church in Temple Terrace. We held our first service at Wharton High School in New Tampa with approximately 40 members.
2008 – NPC grew to over 150 people and relocated to a leased warehouse space in Land O’ Lakes, FL.
2008 – Church leaders prayed on an 11 acre parcel of land on Amanda Park Drive in Lutz for potential future home.
2014 – Over 300 people attend on Sundays through two services and we exceeded seating capacity of our leased space.
2015 – God leads us to 33 acres on Amanda Park Drive in Lutz.
April 2015 – God provided all money needed to purchase the land and we closed on the beautiful property in Lutz that He prepared for us.
May 17, 2015 – We held our first Tent Service on the new property in Lutz.
May 24, 2015 – Began services at Sunlake High School in Land o Lakes.
July-December 2015 – God provides funds each week for our building fund, while building plans are created and construction costs are projected.
December 24, 2015 – By our 7th month anniversary at Sunlake, every dollar necessary to begin the building process had been donated!
February 2016 – Building plans finalized, permits submitted for approvals.
April 10, 2016 – Groundbreaking Ceremony
July 2016 -7 months after providing the funds, Site Prep began.
September 2016 – Site Prep Complete
December 2016 – Final Building Permits
January 2017 – Building Progress Being Made Daily!
May 21, 2017 – Prayer & Dedication Services
May 28, 2017 – Grand Opening Services
North Pointe Church is full of people from many denominations and previous church experiences. With our diverse backgrounds in mind, we believe “In Essentials Unity, In Non-Essentials Liberty.” There are Truths of our faith that are non-negotiable and some traditions where we may lovingly have to agree to disagree. See what we believe below, the foundation of our faith and teachings.
We believe that the Bible…
We believe that the Bible is the inspired Word of God. It is accurate, authoritative and applicable to our everyday lives.
1 Timothy 3:16…
We believe in one eternal God…
We believe in one eternal God who is the Creator of all things. He exists in three Persons: God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit. He is totally loving and completely holy.
Genesis 1:1,26,27; 3:22; Psalm 90:2; Matthew 28:19; 1 Peter 1:2; 2 Corinthians 13:14
We believe that sin…
We believe that sin has separated each of us from a relationship with God and His purpose for our lives.
John 3:16; John 2:25; John 5:11-13; Romans 6:23; Revelation 20:15; 1 John 5:11-12; Matthew 25:31-46
We believe that Jesus Christ…
We believe that Jesus Christ as both God and man is the only One who can reconcile us to God. He lived a sinless and exemplary life, died on the cross in our place, and rose again to prove His victory and empower us for life.
Matthew 1:22,23; Isaiah 9:6; John 1:1-5, 14:10-30; Hebrews 4:14,15; 1 Corinthians 15:3,4; Romans 1:3,4; Acts 1:9-11; 1 Timothy 6:14,15; Titus 2:13
We believe that forgiveness…
We believe that in order to receive forgiveness and a restored relationship with God, we must repent of our sins, believe and trust in Jesus as our sacrifice and surrender to His will for our lives.
Romans 6:23; Ephesians 2:8,9; John 14:6, 1:12; Titus 3:5; Galatians 3:26; Romans 5:1
*North Pointe Church affirms the Baptist Faith and Message. You can access more details on specific portions or the full statement here.