“Members and non-members alike are welcome at our non-denominational worship services.” Dr. Mike Wetzel, Pastor

For you are saved by grace through faith, and this is not from yourselves; it is God’s gift
Ephesians 2:8

The Island Chapel Welcomes You!

Our Missions: Local, National and International


   THe Island Chapel's Local, National, and International Mission Partnerships

Psalm 96:3  Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous works among all peoples!

Through our various missions, we express our faith, share the Word of God - often with those who have never heard it - worship God and share fellowship with people from different cultures. Our local/national mission partnerships include Manna on Wheels, Next Stepp Pregnancy Center, FL Baptist Children's Home, D&D Missionary Homes, Military/Campus Crusade, Intervarsity Christian Ministry, Jesus Project Ministries, STAAR Human Trafficking Rescue, Center for Women's Ministries, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminar, mission trips to New Orleans, as well as our annual Christmas Party with Next Stepp families .Our international work includes mission trips to Haiti, Cuba, Jakarta, Indonesia, and India. Some of our international partnerships: New Hope Orphanage (Haiti), Rafiki Foundation, North India Christian Ministries and Samaritan's Purse - donating Christmas shoeboxes packed with gifts for children.

Pictured: Cuba Team, assisting with construction of church buildings.


     How to get involved at The Island Chapel - (scroll to the right to view more...)

  • Our Mission

    Our mission: to take care of the flock and to win people to Christ. One acronym best expresses our main focus: WIFE
    W = Worship God in all we do;      I = Instruction - do all we can to share the Word of God with others; F = Fellowship, An integral part of our mission;
    E = Evangelism, or expression of our faith
  • New Heart For Christmas DVD's

    DVD's available for purchase at The Island Chapel, M - Th, 9 am - 4 pm. Or send your request to The Island Chapel, 1271 Pinellas Bayway, Tierra Verde, FL 33715.
    PRICE: $15 if you pick up at the Church; $19 if you wish to have it mailed to your home.

  • View our recent sermons and programs: February 1st:
    "Old Pharisees Never Die"


    There is a lot  going on at The Island Chapel. Find out more in
    The Weekly Beacon Newsletter:                    VIEW                

  • Children's Programs!
    The Island Chapel Children's Program is constantly growing and changing.  From the Children's Christmas Party with The Next Stepp Families, to the Summer Vacation Bible School, there is always something going on for the youngsters at The Island Chapel.  The program is geared toward learning about our Lord while having a great time.

  • At the Annual Meeting, 9/28/14, members voted to move forward in the exploration of possible expansion of The Island Chapel current building in order to accomodate the growing number of children and families.  Jeff Criss presented preliminary drawings. Select "more" to see these drawings.

  • Prayer Breakfasts
    Men's Breakfasts
    1st & 3rd Tuesday - 8 am
    4199 34th St. S
    St Petersburg, FL 33711

    Ladies' Breakfasts
    1st & 3rd Monday - 7 am
    Beverly's La Croisette
    7401 Gulf Blvd
    St Pete Beach FL
  • Volunteers keep the church running smoothly, performing important work in front of and behind the scenes. There are many opportunities to participate, depending on experience and interest. Click "more" below to learn about some of our volunteer opportunities.
  • The Music ministry strives to create experiences for the congregation to actively participate. Our congregation comes from many church backgrounds, so we use a balanced selection of music that combines traditional hymns with contemporary music. 

  • Wear The Island Chapel logo with pride! Affordably priced, choose from Men's and Ladies golf, polo and tailored shirts, hats, bags, outwear and more. These are now available on The Island Chapel Store  website. Click more to visit The Island Chapel Store.