Open Arms Ministry at Hyde Park United Methodist

Ministry Description

On Sunday mornings, Hyde Park’s Open Arms Ministry provides a nourishing meal, emergency assistance, and an invitation to worship. The clothing ministry provides much needed clothing, shoes, toiletries every first Sunday of the month. Resume Assistance, Tax Filing Assistance, Respect, Love and a warm smile.

Open Arms was established in 2004 to Make God’s Love Real to disenfranchised and marginalized men and women in the Hyde Park area. The goal is to see all people as children of God and to treat them with dignity and respect.

Information on Serving Opportunities

Our Schedule is listed online at

Schedules are posted by week and by month.

Hot meals served: Sundays 8:30 - 9:30 AM.

Clothing Distribution from Church Donated Items: 1st Sunday of every month. (Dates may move due to holidays, See Schedule on Website for Details)

Hair Cutting Services: 3rd Sunday of the Month (Schedule may Vary See Schedule on Website for Details)


Activities Center on the Corner of W. Azeele St. and S. Magnolia Ave

500 W. Platt St.

Tampa, FL 33606

Tel: (813) 253-5388


Schedule of Volunteers Website:

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