Prayer List

Praises & Answers to Prayer

  • Richard Phillips son-in-law, Steve, had a liver transplant yesterday. The surgeons told them that everything went as planned as they have him in intensive care for a few days.  He is awake and looking good. Please keep him in your prayers for a complete success in his body accepting the transplant and for a safe recovery.  (7/15)
  • Penny Oliver share a great praise: “Our God is good!  Our son-in-law, Eben Buxton, is safely out of Afghanistan and on his way home.   Ashley is on her way to San Diego to meet him tomorrow morning.  Thank you for all the prayers for Eben and for our military now serving!” (6/20)
  • Anna Becker’s sister, Donna’s, test results came back normal! (6/20)


  • Our deepest sympathy goes out to the Curran family, as their daughter, Jackie, passed away this past weekend.  Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Curran family. (7/15)
  • Mildred Hufstetler, Carmen’s stepmother, passed away. Pray for Carmen and her family and for their peace. (7/7)

Hospitalized & Rehab

Current Prayer Requests

  • Martha Bird has shingles as well as leg/hip pain. (7/18)
  • Jim & Carolyn Strange’s son-in-law, Aaron, is in Israel. They are in a safe place, and there is no plan to return home at this time.  If things do get dangerous, they are sure they will be returned home.  Please continue to keep him and his group in your prayers. (7/15)
  • Tammy’s best friend’s brother, Jack McCray, got a liver this morning. Please pray for successful, yet uneventful transplant. (7/11)
  • The Langs’ good friend and neighbor, Brookman Painter, had surgery on the first 4 vertebrae to regain the use of his arms & legs. He’s had complications, and they have had to do two follow-up surgeries because of spinal fluid leaking. He has been in Tampa General for a month – and on pain meds every 4 hrs. He still can’t raise his arms in order to feed himself. (7/9)
  • Judy Richman’s friend, Doug, has had a couple of heart attacks and isn’t feeling well.  He is going to consult with his cardiologist. Pray that the doctors will have the wisdom and knowledge to heal him. (7/1)
  • Julie Dunn is a single mom in her 30s who has been admitted to Memorial Hospital because of severe migraine headaches.  She is being seen by several doctors who are trying to determine the right treatment.  Please pray that God reveals himself to Julie and that she senses His presence.  In addition, pray for wisdom for doctors and quick and permanent relief of her pain.  (6/26)
  • Jerry & Jane Ford’s very dear friend, Tina Regan, was viciously assaulted while walking in her neighborhood Sunday night.  A man attacked her from behind, knocked her down, and beat her terribly in her face when she tried to get up. Most fortunately, she was able to escape from him and run for help.  She was in what everyone believed to be a perfectly safe area.  Please pray for her physical and emotional recovery.  She will have to undergo reconstructive surgery on her face.  (6/12)
  • June Bailey, wife of Louie, former music min. at BBC, fell off the platform at Crescent Hill Baptist during worship, and she broke a vertebrae in her neck! She has a very, very long recovery wearing a neck brace. Her chair fell off the platform, and she hit her neck on the organ. (6/12)
  • Please pray for those serving the Kingdom of God in Iraq. (6/12)
  • Marian Thomas’ dad, Marvin Goff, had a second complete shoulder-replacement surgery and, after going home, became violently ill. He and Henrietta returned to the hospital. Doctors weren’t sure whether the cause was medication or something else. He was able to go home eventually. Please keep Marvin and Henrietta in your prayers as they recover from the last few days and as they continue through the processes of healing and physical therapy. (5/1)
  • Louise Wilt’s cancer has returned. (4/14)
  • 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)

Loved Ones Battling Cancer

  • Becky Anderson
  • Carrleen Best
  • Frank Burgen
  • Marjorie Carney
  • Nina Cessna
  • Virginia Covington
  • Marcia Davidson
  • Ruth Davis
  • Ann Farmer
  • Erin Ferlita
  • Steve Hadden
  • Brayden Harper
  • Casey Flippen
  • Tom King
  • Joyce Knefley
  • Linda Lewis
  • Jim McClosky
  • Joe Miles
  • Tori Morgan
  • 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

  • Richard, Tammy, Tom, Ron, 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 7/18/2014 at 11:30am.