Westtown Church is a Presbyterian Church (PCA) in the Westchase area of northwest Tampa.

Our Mission

We are committed to knowing the truth, experiencing the joy and living the love of Christ.

Our Vision

We believe God has called us to reach the un-churched in the surrounding areas of Northwest Tampa, and to develop people to be committed followers of Christ. We believe in ministry that is both attractional and missional. We desire to multiply our ministry through church planting, leadership, development, sending missionaries abroad and domestic missional works.

Our Values

Love For the Story of Scripture

God has spoken to us through the redemptive story of the Bible and we recognize it as the centering narrative in our lives.
Can you find yourself in God’s story?

Intentional Time With God

Having a personal relationship with Christ involves understanding God’s truth, following His example, and feeling His delight which requires intentional time.
Are you choosing to spend time with God?

Investing & Inviting

God’s message of forgiveness through Christ is most effectively conveyed within the context of personal relationships.
In whom are you investing and inviting to Westtown?

A Place to Belong

God desires us to have a community of fellowship and care.
Are you actively participating in a small group?

(Life Group, Discipleship Group, Bible Study)

Others First

Because Christ came to serve and not be served, we are called to put others first.
In what specific ministry are you serving?

Our Core Beliefs

We believe that Gods mission is to rescue and redeem a broken world. God sent his son, Jesus to live, die and resurrect, defeating sin and Satan in order to bring his people into relationship with Him. We want people to be awed at the relevance and penetration of the gospel in their lives.

The good news of redemption reaches far beyond gaining a moral compass and learning to get along with others. Rather, it is about being united to Christ through faith in His accomplished work on the cross.



God has a plan for the world.

Then God said, “Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness, so that they may rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky, over the livestock and all the wild animals, and over all the creatures that move along the ground.”Genesis 1:26-27


The Fall

Sin created a barrier to God.

This righteousness is given through faith in Jesus Christ to all who believe. There is no difference between Jew and Gentile, for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.Romans 3:23



God the Father chose to give us grace and send His Son Jesus.

“For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him.”John 3:16-17



The Gospel offers a personal relationship with Him.

That if you confess with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you confess and are saved.Romans 10:9-10

Staff & Leadership

At Westtown, our staff & leadership are passionate and committed to their calling of developing people to be fully devoted followers of Christ.

Rev. Frank Taylor


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Morgan Lusk

Assistant Pastor

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Nicki Ransom

Ministry Administrator

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Paul Van Ost

Worship Director

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Luke Haydel

Communications Director

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Kerry Barrow

Preschool & Kids Director

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Wendy Wesley

Kids' Town Director

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Ally Bazzel

Assistant Youth Director

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Laurie Ellston

Women's Director

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  • Rich Caulley
  • Dave Hendricks
  • Scott Meister
  • Abe Mummau
  • Jim Pratt
  • Phil Smith
  • Gibbs Wilson
  • Mike Woodall


  • Bill Barrow
  • CJ Dause
  • Kevin Hickinbotham
  • Todd Sandhoff
  • Michael Steere

Contact Us

Do you have a question, or need additional information?

Send us an email, and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

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