Prayer List

Praises & Answers to Prayer

  • Johnnie Boghich’s son, Mark, went home from Memorial Hospital.  He went in with low potassium and sodium levels.  The doctor believes this is due to medication he has been on last week due to a virus he has had. (3/5)
  • Surgery for Gale Field’s mother went well.  They removed the section of colon that was twisted.  And during the surgery no other diseased tissue was found, which is great news since she had colon cancer and a section of colon removed 2 years ago. She is slowly recovering. (2/24)
  • Chris Cadenhead’s mother’s heart cath was successful. She had a main artery that was 95% blocked, but they were able to correct it with a stint. She is home. (2/18)
  • When Frank Burgen had his last cat/scan, the doctor reported that the tumor had not grown any more at all.  Hallelujah!  We will continue to pray our daily prayer for his comfort and healing. (2/13)
  • Carolyn Burrell is home! (2/4)
  • Jane Lang is home from the hospital! Pray that she continues toward total health from a bout with pneumonia. (1/20)
  • Carolyn Strange’s brother, Joe, is home from the hospital after having food poisoning. (1/20)


  • Mary Nash passed away. There will be a visitation on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. at Blout Curry Funeral Home on MacDill.  There will be a memorial service on Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 1:00 P.M. at Bayshore Baptist Church.  In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Bayshore Baptist Church. We send our condolences to the entire Nash family. (4/7)
  • Tom Cleary passed away this afternoon after emergency heart surgery at Florida Hospital yesterday. (3/19)

Hospitalized & Rehab

  • Aubrey Smith is in the hospital with pneumonia.  They are asking that there be no visitors at this time, as he needs complete rest and it is difficult for him to carry on a conversation.  He needs to get his strength back by resting. (4/8)
  • Mary Nell Smith is in rehab at TGH after falling which resulted in a blood clot. (4/11)

Current Prayer Requests

  • Ann Farmer’s sister, Marijane Sprouse, starts chemotherapy and radiation.  This is the fourth time to undergo treatments in the past 30 years for cancer.  Please remember her and her husband of 59 years and their two daughters in your prayers. (4/11)
  • Beth Pollard is being treated for lung cancer, diagnosed in December, and on her second round of chemo. Her daughter, Cindy Price, is chauffeuring her to her chemo shots and follow ups. They both need our prayers, for healing and for support. (4/8)
  • Ray and Rosie Scott’s son, Loren’s, eye surgery will be on the 22nd. There is a 10% chance of the Retina detaching again. So please pray that God in his mighty healing power can cancel that out and give 100% healing. (4/8)
  • Jimmy Thomas is not feeling well. His doctor is running tests. (4/2)
  • Jimmy Thomas’ aunt, Ruth Davis, has suffered a stroke, caused by a blood clot. She is currently in a hospital in Thomasville, Georgia. Please ask for God’s healing and for skill and wisdom for the doctors and medical staff. (3/27)
  • Marvin Goff, Marian Thomas’ dad, came home from the hospital on Wednesday after his Monday shoulder-replacement surgery. He is currently doing some very light range-of-motion exercises, with most of the work being done by Marian’s mom, Henrietta. His stitches will come out in two weeks. After that, the full schedule of rehabilitation on his new shoulder will begin.(3/25)
  • Jimmy Thomas’ aunt, Thelma, came home from the hospital on Friday after being treated for the upper respiratory infection and congestive heart failure. (3/25)
  • Emily Grace, Bonnie Meyer’s sister’s 10 year old granddaughter, has a cyst on the Pineal Gland which is in the center of the brain. There could also possibly be a malignant tumor behind it. Please pray for a complete healing for Emily and that she will not be fearful of further tests. (3/12)
  • Windy Ciccarello’s father, Tom King, was treated for cancer in 2010.  The treatment was successful.  However, a PET scan has revealed hot spots.  He is scheduled to resume treatment in about 2 weeks, so please pray for him. (2/20)
  • Ray Scott is extremely weak from being in bed for so long, and has lost an awful lot of weight which he could not afford to lose.  Rosie is trying so hard to keep food and liquids offered to him  The physical therapist comes to work with him to try to get his strength back. (2/11)
  • Eben Buxton is on his way to Afghanistan for a 5 month tour of duty as a Marine helicopter pilot.  Pray for his safety and for those around him.  Also, pray for his wife, Ashley, as she stays here in Tampa, continues to work and awaits his safe return. (1/21)


Loved Ones Battling Cancer

  • Becky Anderson
  • Carrleen Best
  • Frank Burgen
  • Marjorie Carney
  • Nina Cessna
  • Kadi Cosio
  • Virginia Covington
  • Marcia Davidson
  • Ruth Davis
  • Ann Farmer
  • Erin Ferlita
  • Rudy Fox’s cousin, Leauna
  • Steve Hadden
  • Brayden Harper
  • Casey Flippen
  • Tom King
  • Joyce Knefley
  • Linda Lewis
  • Jim McClosky
  • Joe Miles
  • Tori Morgan
  • Mary Nash
  • Shirley Parsons
  • Beth Pollard
  • Eileen Rivera
  • Marilyn Sliman
  • Brian Snyder
  • Marijane Sprouse
  • 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

Staff & Ministries

  • Tammy, Tom, Wendi, Anna, Kelly, Deb
  • Deacons
  • Sunday School Teachers
  • Watchman on the Wall Ministry
  • WeekDay Preschool
  • Our Military Families
  • Bayshore Committees
  • Ministry Team Council
  • Women’s Ministry
  • Men of Bayshore
  • Flower Ministry

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.

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.

Updated by Kelly Borst on 4/11/2014 at 11:35am.