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…

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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…

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

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Churchwide Picnic and Talent Show

Sunday evening, August 20, we’ll celebrate the talents of our Brothers and Sisters in Christ, in conjunction with the Church-Wide Picnic in the Dover Activities Building at 6:00 PM!

You can:

•Sing a song

•Play the piano or another instrument

•Share a dance

•Read a poem (yours or someone else’s)

•Share a dramatic monologue

•Display your visual artwork

•Show us some of your handmade crafts

•Share your cooking skills (Like your favorite dessert hint, hint…)

Sign up on the bulletin board in the Breezeway or contact Andy Roby at

Parenting Class

Anybody who believes child-rearing is easy probably doesn’t have any. In this bestseller, Dr. Leman offers seven Scripture-based principles of “Reality Discipline” that make parenting easier. Discover a loving no-nonsense approach that really works. 

A 6-weeks study based on this book will be offered Wednesday evenings, 6:15 to 7:25 starting Wednesday, September 6.

Dr. Jim McConnell will lead this study in room C-103.

 Call the church office to register for this class, 704-482-3467


Lay Renewal Weekend

“42 hours for a potentially life-changing experience for you and our church!”  Plan now to attend the Friday evening dinner and session, the Saturday morning coffee fellowship, the Saturday lunch and session and Saturday Supper and session.  Then, we will continue to be led by our lay Team on Sunday morning before concluding the weekend with a testimony service on Sunday evening!

Run for Fun and for KIDS!

Sign-up today to participate in the Harvest Moon 5K & Fun Run here at First Baptist Church on Friday EVENING, September 29.  The proceeds of the race will benefit FBC Children’s Ministries and Feeding Kids in Cleveland County. Click below, go to September 29, and click sign-up to register; OR come by the Church Office and pick-up a Registration Form.

Click Here to Register to RUN

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.

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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!

Through a Difficult Storm

By Holly Sweat The Lord continues to carry us through a difficult storm. The last couple of days have been trying, it began Wednesday when I came home from work and found Dan completely disoriented. P…
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Love Overcomes Loneliness

By Carol Ann Hoard Tuesday, thirteen members of our FBC Youth Group and I, along with our Student Ministry intern, Holly Strother, set out for a Mission/Service Day. We planned to cut flowers from the…
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Joyful Spirits Linger from VBS 2017

by Tony Tench We have had a terrific week at Vacation Bible Study during which we have celebrated the Scripture’s teaching of God’s creativity at work in our lives.  As is our tradition, …
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Learning to see the “What is”

By Michelle Moser I met my husband on a blind date on Easter weekend of 2015. My mom’s friend thought it would be a good idea for us to meet, and needless to say she was right. One thing that bonded…
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A Big Salt Shaker

By Tina B. Still Tonight our Sunday school class volunteered to serve dinner at the men’s homeless shelter in Shelby. This simple experience is a humbling and especially rewarding mission.  Over …
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