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Church by the Sea, Tampa/St. Petersburg

Church by the Sea - Tampa/St. Petersburg, Florida
Church by the Sea
495 137th Avenue Circle, Madeira Beach, FL 33708Map
+1 727 391 7706/+1 727 397 5600

When Madeira Beach's Church by the Sea was founded, it quickly gained fame for the beacon placed on the Spanish tower's mast, which was meant, literally, to guide fishermen safely home, and metaphorically, to lead the community towards its spiritual embrace. Today, the widespread popularity of a video game has put this church on the map for all the wrong reasons. Employees of the church are not amused by the moniker 'Chicken Church', so given because the exterior of this place of worship strongly resembles Red Bird from the runaway hit, Angry Birds. No matter when you visit, you are sure to catch flocks of tourists snapping away at this avian wonder. 

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By JMHO | Posted 11/17/13
  If you want a church where there is a lot of singing, story-telling, but not much scripture, this is a "comfortable" place to be. Didn't find it overly friendly, and rather "fluff." Maybe it was just the day I went, and this review is based on one day. I never went back....   Read More
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2 nd most recommended thing to do in Tampa St Petersburg, FL