What's New?

New Pastor Installation Service

A formal welcome and Installation Service for Rev. Dr. Rhonda Blevins will be held during the 10:00 a.m. Sunday service at Chapel-By-The-Sea on October 22. A reception will be held in the fellowship hall after the service.

Members of the religious community have been invited to conduct the Celebration of Installation. Participating will be Ray Johnson, Coordinator, Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Florida; Herb Frietag, Pastor, Chapel by the Sea, 1981-2017; Marty Singley, Pastor, Community Church at Tellico Village (Tennessee), 1996-2014; Don Ashmall, Council Minister, International Council of Community Churches.

The Chapel-By-The-Sea will be represented by Chris Brown, President, Church Board and Adrienne Archer, Vice President, Church Board. Donna Dennis and the Congregational Life Committee are hosting the reception.

All members and friends of the Chapel-By-The-Sea are invited to attend the festivities.



Throughout the ages man has wondered:


  • Who Am I in this universe?


  • Is there a Creator?


What can today’s science reveal to us?


See it on the big screen! Man's Search for God

Take a journey through the latest scientific evidence presented by the most prominent scientist and philosophers of our time. 

A 7-part series that will explore:

  1. In The Beginning … a Cosmological argument

[The Big Bang & Creation: how the universe works; the science and implications about creation]


  1. Design… The Teleological Argument

[what are the scientific implications about intelligence creating the universe?]

3.  The Alternative Theory-Evolution

[What new discoveries challenge the theory’s limitations?]




See it on the big screen!

Take a journey through the latest scientific evidence presented by the most prominent scientist and philosophers of our time.

  1. A Personal God...Does God exist?

[Where does rational thought end and faith begin?  Is there a moral implication?]


  1. What About The Bible? [How can we determine its textural integrity or historical accuracy?]


  1. What Evidence Supports The Bible as the Word of God? [What does time and structure tell us about the Bible?]


  1. Alternative Religions & World Views

[Explore the many popular religions of the world.  Test their validity.]







Reserve a seat today


Seating is limited and presentations are “private showings”.  Reservations are required.  Call or email to request the series schedule.


Where and When

The program series starts October 1, 2017.  Presentations are on Sunday mornings after worship (11:15 a.m.) and also on Monday nights starting at 7 pm. The sessions run 60 to 90 minutes depending on content. 

Each session provides highlights to the topic offered.  A more in-depth study will be offered, by request, to those who wish to explore more extensively.

Don’t miss this highly stimulating and thought provoking series!  Sign up today!

Contact Us


54 Bay Esplanade
Clearwater Beach, FL 33767




more scientific fact 


 Curious about the Shroud of Turin?  You might enjoy this video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kMCOyFjeycg

Forensic evidence:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DSotRPtPArI


Has Science Discovered God?  Take 25 minutes to find out:  https://youtu.be/nEkWz6DAAOU


What New Things Are Going On At Chapel-By-The-Sea?


There's  an app for that!

Now there's an app for your phone and tablet!  Why have an app for your phone?  At the touch of a link you'll know:

  • What events and meetings are scheduled for the week
  • Confirm times of church services; (especially helpful on special holidays)
  • Office hours; phone number; directions to the church
  • Send in a prayer request
  • Submit photos
  • Donate to the church online
  • View a Calendar of regular and special dates of all things happening at the Chapel
  • Connect to the Chapel YouTube channel
  • Tell us about yourself! (If you're new we'd like to know more about YOU)
  • If you have an account on Facebook you'll find the Chapel link there too!

To download the app, go to the App Store or Play Store on your phone.  Search "Chapel-By-The-Sea", or "Apps by Cirrus".  We should be first on the list.  Tap to install and you're done!  WELCOME TO THE 21LST CENTURY!






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