Churches in the Community






Christ Community Christian Center Church

Christ Community Christian Church


Sixth Street Church of Christ

Current Pastor

Christ Community Christian Center Church was chartered July 1, 1983 under the name Christ Community Ministries, Inc.


The two founding members, Walter K. Laidler Jr. and his wife Carrie L Laidler, held the first public worship service for the church in their living room on Thursday, November 24, 1983.  Seven people attended--five adults and two infants.

704 Brunnell Parkway  33815


Walter Laidler

Carrie Laidler

First Lady


Walter Laidler

1983 -

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