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Michelle Bearden

Journalist

Michelle Bearden is a freelance writer in Tampa, Florida. She has covered faith and values for The Tampa Tribune, TBO.com and WFLA-TV.

Rebirth of an urban church

Today, Hyde Park United Methodist Church in Tampa is a growing, missional church -- but it wasn’t always that way. Under the leadership of the Rev. Dr. Jim Harnish, the congregation has pursued its vision in serving the community.

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