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Week of May 1, 2023


  • We will have a special guest preacher this Sunday:  Rev. Laura Ayala! She is the Executive Coordinator for CBF Global Missions, and will bring the message at 10:30am in-person and on-line.
  • Sunday School classes for adults, youth and children begin at 9:30am every Sunday morning!
  • All are welcome to our Wednesday Prayer Service at 12:15pm. This is a lovely way to take a moment to breathe and connect in prayer midweek. Join us in the Chapel!


  • PARENTS–Bayshore Youth are hosting a Parents’ Night Out Fundraiser May 12th from 5-9pm. Enjoy a quiet evening before the summer craziness begins! Contact Sara ( with the names and ages of the kids who are coming.
  • Spots are filling up for VBS 2023! If you haven’t already, sign up to be with us June 5-9 from 9am to noon–aftercare available, too! Follow this link to register: VBS Registration 2023. Get “Ready, Set, MOVE!” with us this summer! Tell your friends!
  • How about volunteering at VBS? Register HERE to take part in this week of FUN! Plus–children of volunteers attend for FREE!
  • SUPPLIES NEEDED! Thank you to everyone who has already generously donated supplies for VBS. We’re off to a great start! If you’d like to chip in, click here for our Amazon Wish List!


  • If you need a place to do some last-minute studying, or just some time to chill, come to The Loft on Wednesday from 6:30-8pm! The Loft will open Wednesday Nights through May for casual dinner and games.
  • We are hosting another Parents Night Out Fundraiser May 12th from 5-9pm. Please plan on coming to help lead games, make crafts and watch a movie with the younger kids!
  • SAVE THE DATE! Graduation Sunday is May 21st! Please send your photos and bios to Sara (, so that we can honor you.
  • PURSUIT service camp is happening June 19-23! Bring a friend or make a friend while putting in community service hours and enjoying some fun and games, too! Registration is LIVE! Click this link to register: PURSUIT Registration 2023.


  • Bayshore is hosting the CBF Florida/CI Spring Celebration on May 6th! Join the Roundtable Discussions on “Expressing Our Faith Through Worship.” To register or learn more about this event, call 863-682-6802 or go to


  • Learn more about CBF Missions THIS SUNDAY when Rev. Laura Ayala leads us during Sunday Worship. Rev. Ayala has served as Coordinator of Global Missions since February, and she oversees CBF Global Mission, Chaplaincy and Pastoral Counseling Ministries, and Disaster Response. For nine years, she served as pastor of First Baptist Church of Rio Piedras in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

    Rev. Ayala is a graduate of Drew University (Masters degrees in Religion) and the Universidad del Turabo in Gurabo, Puerto Rico. She is currently a candidate for the Doctor of Philosophy degree in Theology from the Interamerican University in San Juan.

    Rev. Ayala is passionate to see God’s transformational power in the lives of many in the United States and around the world through the ministries of CBF field personnel. She serves churches by providing needed information to enhance local and missional work, and encourages missions committees and church members to be directly involved in missions praying, going and giving.