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Latest News

CEGTBA welcomes Pastor Louis Murphy, Sr.  as the new Chair of the Board of Directors
Imam Askia Muhammad Aquil as Interim President/CEO

Thanks to Imam Askia Muhammad Aquil for 9 Years of service as founding Chair of the Board of Directors.

Mental Health, Domestic Violence, Substance Abuse Quarterly Forum

CEGTBA working with St. Petersburg Police Department, Clergy on Call, Gulf Coast Jewish Family Services, the Community Assistance and Life Liaison (CALL) program, and other faith-based organizations will host quarterly forums on mental health, domestic violence, and substance abuse for faith and community leaders. Next event will focus on Substance Abuse in Our Community. Date: TBA


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Small Business Development Program

Every Thursday at 6pm EST thru March 28th, 2024

Virtual (Microsoft Teams) -

Participation in this program is free of charge, and all are welcome to attend. We believe that by empowering individuals, families and businesses in our community we can create positive change and build a brighter future for all.

To RSVP or learn more about this program, please contact me or visit the Operation HOPE website

Thank you for considering this opportunity, and I look forward to seeing you at the workshops!

Best regards,


Darrian McRae

Financial Wellbeing Coach – Small Business

HOPE Program Office of Operations 

Operation HOPE, Inc.

Cell: 813-419-7023

Office: 727-823-0133


Next CEGTBA Board of Directors Meeting

 9am Thursday April 4, 2024

at Mt. Zion Progressive M. B. Church

955 20th Street South  St. Petersburg, FL  33712

or via Zoom or dial-in

Board of Directors Chair Pastor Louis M. Murphy, Sr. presiding

Tampa Bay area faith and community leaders take health to wealth pledge

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Take the Health to Wealth Pledge

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