Our Pastor


Rev. Cecelia M. Wilhite

We are blessed to have Rev. Cecelia M. Wilhite as our pastor. Pastor Wilhite began her career as a lawyer and added Judge to her accomplishments. She went back to divinity school and became a pastor at 1st Presbyterian Church in Lakeland, FL. Celie served there for 10 years, as she continued perform her duties as a judge part time. She added moderator of Presbytery to her list of accomplishments. Celie retired from 1st Presbyterian Church and continued as a judge in Polk County. The full-time judge position was temporary and ended in 2016. Not wanting ever to be idle she began serving here at Bayshore PC October of 2016.

Celie is a caring and intelligent leader of our church. She would love to see you here and to get to know you!