Metropolitan Community Church of Tampa, aka MCC Tampa, is the local chapter of the pro-LGBTQ+, “life-affirming” church with fellowships all over the world. Tampa’s faction was founded on Aug. 6, 1971, and has been spreading the loving word of God and serving the spiritual needs of the LGBTQ+ community for over five decades. It is even considered the oldest, established LGBTQ+ organization in Hillsborough County.