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Some days the struggles of life keep peace & grace

just out of reach…




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Some days the struggles of life keep peace & grace

just out of reach…

We feel the struggle, too, but we have found

the WAY to take hold of life that is truly life…


Stay Informed - Sign up for our Newsletter

Some days the struggles of life keep peace & grace

just out of reach…

We feel the struggle, too, but we have found

the WAY to take hold of life that is truly life…

So we are ready for life’s journey each day!

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New Sunday Morning Schedule

9:00 AM     Fellowship Time on the Breezeway

9:30 AM     Morning Worship in the Sanctuary

10:45 AM   Sunday School for All Ages

North Carolina Baptist Singers & Orchestra Concert

This group of 150 church musicians from around the state of North Carolina will bring a blessing of a concert to the First Baptist Sanctuary at 6:45 PM on Monday, March 27.  Admission is free.  A free-will offering will be received to assist the mission of the North Carolina Baptist State Convention through the Singers!

First Baptist Church of Shelby Welcomes You!

We have heard Jesus say, “Come to me all you who are weak and burdened, struggling with life’s demands, and I will give you rest.”  Jesus transforms us from ‘strugglers’ on life’s journey to
‘difference makers’ for God’s glory as we follow him into

Community, Compassion, and Service!

Upcoming Events

To find out about our upcoming events visit our Events Page. Please let us know how you would like to become involved with the life and fellowship of First Baptist Church.

Upcoming Events
Let's Connect

We love to connect with members of our community. Have a prayer request? Want to learn more about our classes? Need someone to share your journey?Just send us a message. 

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He Uses It All - BIG and small!

A glimpse inside what’s going on in the lives of those at FBC. How God is working in us and through us as we intentionally look for His grace in our lives each day.  And then intentionally showing His love to those around us….whether it’s in a different country or right here in our community.  He uses it all-BIG and small! (There will be a wide variety of members and those in the community sharing bits of their stories! Come back often!)

Click on the photos below for the latest blogs!

Called to a Song of Unity: A Faith Story

By Justin Harper God grows on you. Or for some…God grows IN you. Sure, we can grow in God, but have you ever thought of it like this: What if when God calls YOU out, it is at just the RIGHT time and…
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Black Swan Event — Have You Had One?

By John Crosland I am currently reading a book titled The Black Swan by Nassim Taleb. Mr. Taleb was previously a “quant,” an individual who created algorithms for high speed trading for in…
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Overcomer: A Journey Through Grief

By Suzanne Martin In June 2015, my husband, Don, and I flew from Oklahoma to North Carolina for an annual month-long stay with family. All the emotions were in tow: excitement, anticipation, anxiety, …
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Prayer for Inauguration Day, 2017

Dear Father, as the transition of power is taking place in our nation this week, we take time to pray for our leaders as Paul brings the charge in Scripture, “The first thing I want you to do i…
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Whose Voice is It, Anyway?

By Carol Ann Forgas God gives every single one of us a very specific talent – one that, I believe, should be used to return praises to Him – so that all may hear and learn of Him.  I have said ma…
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