Prayer List

Our prayer ministry at Bayshore is a blessing for the pray-ers as well as those for whom we pray. Be sure to email Barb Tolbert with any concerns you’d like to share or to receive emails as part of the chain. We distribute prayer lists on Wednesday nights and update our prayer list on the website with the permission of the families.

Praises & Answers to Prayer

  • Larry McDowell is home! (9/17)
  • Jeanne Cohen is home recuperating from a hip replacement.  The surgery went well! (9/16)
  • Barb Tolbert is going great! (9/9)
  • Richard Barrett’s mother, Lucy, had successful surgery for breast cancer, and no further treatments are expected at this time. The family is thankful for the prayers of Bayshore. (8/27)


  • Larry Jackson’s brother died, and they are on their way to be with the family. Please pray for the family and for safe travel. (9/15)

Hospitalized & Rehab

  • Paul Seemann, JoEtta Duncan’s son-in-law, had a heart attack. He will have to have multiple bypasses. Please pray for successful surgery with complete healing and for skill of the surgeons. (9/19)
  • Harry Hickenbotham went in for outpatient procedure yesterday, and is experiencing complications recovering from anesthesia. He is still at Veterans Hospital. (9/17)
  • Charlotte Hayeshas been moved to Tampa Community Hospital, a rehab facility. (9/9)

Current Prayer Requests

  • Virginia Covington’s son’s father-in-law, Eugene Bulso, had a stroke and surgery last night. (9/18)
  • Ellen Richards, Melissa Scarle’s mother, had a successful procedure this morning to regulate her heart rate. Please continue to pray for her and the family. (9/15)
  • Abby, the daughter of a dear friend of Liz Kennedy, is struggling with an illness the doctors seem to be unable to determine the cause of and treat.  Please pray mightily that the cause may be found, treatment administered and recovery and healing begin. (9/12)
  • Delwin Collins is having cataract surgery on both eyes this month. Please pray for successful surgery that will allow him to regain his eyesight. (9/12)
  • Two relatives of Johnny Kimbrough, the man who cleans the church building, were killed in the wrong-way crash on Sunday. Please pray for the families. (9/10)
  • Virginia Covington’s neighbor and friend, Armando Hernandez, will be having surgery tomorrow. He has a bad heart, but is going to be operated on for kidney cancer.  It will be very serious. (9/10)
  • Please pray for Judy Richman’s nephew, Jason. (9/3)
  • Carol McFarland’s niece, Sarah Struck, who is married with 2 boys, ages 7 and 3, and is pregnant with twins @ 13 weeks has been diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer. Her prognosis is very good.  The doctors told her it will not affect the babies. Her liver and lungs show no signs of cancer. (9/3)
  • Karen Alford’s malaria has flared up, she is feeling weak and tired. (8/27)
  • Please pray for Grace and Tony Moore of Sun City Center, friends of Judy Richman. Grace is dying of cancer and both need prayer for strength and lessening of pain for Grace. (8/27)
  • Rick Harvey, the son of Bert and Charley Harvey, is facing some very difficult treatments for a cancer that appeared very suddenly and, unfortunately, is quite aggressive. (8/27)
  • Jason Howle, a friend of David & Liz Kennedy, is undergoing treatments for lymphoma.  He is married and has 4 young children.  (8/27)
  • Gunnar Crowley was involved in an accident this week which left him with severe burns. Gunnar is 14 and in excruciating pain from the skin grafts that had to be done. Please pray that The Lord relieve Gunnar from the physical pain and his family from the emotional pain to see Gunnar go through this and for a speedy recovery with complete healing. (8/26)
  • Jane Lang’s beloved brother in law, Ed, has many health issues. They are currently testing him for spine problems. Please pray for Ed and his wife, Sue. (8/26)
  • Carmen Hufstetler’s cousin Charles Hufstetler had back surgery on 8/11 and again on 8/13. This was a two step procedure. He was having other medical problems post surgery due to the anesthesia. On Tuesday, he fell and damaged his back and had surgery again on Wed. Please pray for healing. (8/26)
  • Sam Ciccarello’s aunt, Mary Jo, needs to be in assisted living.  Please pray for resolution and peace. (8/22)
  • Karen Hegemeier’s friend, Lauren Midgley, has just been diagnosed with breast cancer, Stage 2 and apparently is rapidly growing and spreading.  Please pray for Lauren, and her two kids, Ann Margaret and JP, and that the doctors find the right combination of treatment, be it chemo, surgery, or whatever else might be a viable option to reduce the growth and cease the cancer. (8/21)
  • Melissa DeMarCay (Nikki), is home from the hospital after another collapsed lung.  You may recall that we’ve prayed for this young mom and relative of the Pawelkop family earlier this year.  Her lungs continue to collapse. Please pray for healing for Nikki, perseverance for her husband and family and wisdom for the doctors caring for her. (8/18)
  • Flo Barr is having a couple of health problems.  Please pray that the neurologist can find some relief for her pain, which has been called neuropathy due to diabetes. (8/19)
  • Jimmy Thomas’ aunt, Thelma Taylor’s, heart is failing and her mind is failing as well. Please pray for healing if it be His will, but also that His love, peace and comfort would abound for Thelma and her family. (8/19)
  • Amanda was recently diagnosed with ovarian cancer and will be having surgery on the 21st. Her mother died from ovarian cancer 6 years ago. She has two young children. (8/15)
  • Tom Allyn’s friend, Debbie Rignor, may possibly have leukemia. (8/15)
  • Debbie Wise’s cousin, Karen Hart, stage 3 cancer, has had some surgery and is facing more tests, surgery and treatment. Please pray for Debbie as well, as she has cared for Karen for many years and is struggling to find the time to go be with her. (8/8)
  • Susan Chamblee’s brother, Steve Kossler, was diagnosed with cancer. (8/5)
  • Rob Killette is home from Moffitt, but the tumors in his lungs have grown (causing fever and shortness of breath).  He will have a followup appointment today and start brain radiation this week.  Please continue to pray for Rob and the Killette family. (8/5)
  • Kirk Robb has recently been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. He has begun chemotherapy at Moffitt. (8/1)
  • The Langs’ good friend and neighbor, Brookman Painter, came home from the hospital (8 wks.), and he is doing really well.  He’s very grateful for prayers and to be alive. (8/1)

Loved Ones Battling Cancer

  • Richard Allen
  • Amanda
  • Becky Anderson
  • Lucy Barrett
  • Carrleen Best
  • Frank Burgen
  • Virginia Covington
  • Ann Farmer
  • Erin Ferlita
  • Steve Hadden
  • Karen Hart
  • Casey Flippen
  • Rob Killette
  • Steve Kossler
  • Lauren Midgley
  • Mary Jo
  • Beth Pollard
  • Debbie Rignor
  • Kirk Robb
  • Brian Snyder
  • Marijane Sprouse
  • Louise Wilt
  • June Winstead


  • Mike Abbott
  • Kathleen Crockett
  • Bert Harvey, Horizon Bay
  • Charlotte Hayes
  • Harry Hickinbotham (pray for rest for Sharon)
  • Edna Hoover, Canterbury Towers
  • Eva Jones
  • Sarah Lawhorne, N. Tampa
  • Jeff Meadows
  • Mary Smith

Staff & Ministries

  • Richard, Tammy, Tom, Ron, Wendi, Anna, Kelly, Deb
  • Deacons
  • Bible study leaders
  • Watchman on the Wall
  • WeekDay Preschool
  • Our Military Families
  • Bayshore Committees

Bayshore Partners In the Field

  • Karen Alford - Medical Mission to the Mentawai Islands, Indonesia
  • Dr. Ray Pritz - Caspari Center for Biblical and Jewish Studies
  • Dr. Ron and Mikel Ann Pritz - OC International
  • Theodor Raychynets - Baptist Seminary in Ukraine.


Updated by Kelly Borst on 9/19/2014 at 10:30am.