TSCOA was chartered by the National Spiritualist Association of Churches in May of 1975. The fifteen (15) Founding members included: Thomas Berkner, Sandy and Edward O. Budd, Diane Davis, Elizabeth Edgar, Estelle Henry, Cheryl Ann Kohler, James and Elizabeth McConnell, Sara Lee Person, Dorothy Risher, Amelia and Nicholas Sourant, Virginia and Willie Starling.Its first Board of Directors was: Nicholas Sourant, President – Tom Berkner, Vice President -- Dottie Riser, Secretary -- Virginia Starling, Treasurer – Trustees: Jim McConnell, Jim Henry, and Betty Edgar.
For a short time, the church services were held in the homes of the members. Within a few months a store front in Winter Park was rented. Wooden bookshelves were made, and a system to record sermons was installed. The membership purchased the church property on Chickasaw Drive in Winter Park.
The Rev. Pamela K. Ward, N.S.T. and the Rev. Elizabeth R. Edgar were ordained in the church when services were still being held in the store front. Mae Graves Ward and the Rev. D. Mona Berry were among those who assisted the members by conducting church services during that time. Today, The Rev. Elizabeth R. Edgar Library exists due to the generous gift of books from her personal collection. She was a Certified Medium and Commissioned Healer as well as serving as NSAC Secretary. At the 1991 N.S.A.C. Convention, Rev. Elizabeth R. Edgar was granted the title of Secretary, Emeritus of the N.S.A.C Rev. Edgar made her transition to Spirit World on May 15, 1992.
The Revs. Ann Otzelberger was ordained May 5, 1992 and Rev. Jean Kerr Lerch on December 5, 1993. They served as co-pastors from June of 1994 through spring of 2009. Rev. Lerch served as the Pastors from May 17, 2009 until March 21, 2017, when she retired as Pastor but continued to serve the church. She also holds NSAC Certifications as a Certified Medium, Commissioned Healer, and National Spiritualist Teacher. She teaches classes in the church and has served as President on the church Board of Directors. On January 21, 2018 during a special call membership meeting, The Reverend Leslie Chaillou was voted in as Pastor. She resigned March 26, 2018.