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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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Lay Renewal Weekend

Thursday, Sept. 21

3:00 PM 24-Hour Prayer Vigil begins in the Sanctuary/Prayer Room

Friday, Sept. 22

6:30 PM Fellowship Dinner with Church Family in the Gym

7:30 PM Session 1 for adults in the Sanctuary, Children C-2nd Floor, Youth B-3rd Floor

Saturday, Sept 23

9:30 AM Nursery opens and children/youth activities begin at the church

10:00 AM Coffee Fellowships in members’ homes

12:00 PM Fellowship Lunch with Church Family in the Gym

1:00 PM Session 2 Men’s and Women’s breakout sessions, children/youth activities continue

6:30 PM Fellowship Dinner with Church Family in the Gym

7:30 PM Session 3 for adults in the Sanctuary, Children C-2nd Floor, Youth B-3rd Floor

Sunday, Sept 24

9:30 AM Morning Worship with LRW Visiting Team

10:45 AM Joint Adult Sunday School Class in the Sanctuary with LRW Visiting Team

6:00 PM Church Celebration and Evaluation Service in the Sanctuary for all ages (nursery provided)

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

                        


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.

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!

September 20, 2017

Day 18: Adults  Washing our hearts  “Cleanse me with hyssop, and I will be clean; wash me and I will be whiter than snow” (Psalm 51:7 NIV). While shopping recently I, for some unknown reason, pa…
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September 19, 2017

Day 17: Adults Abound in Optimism “Submit it all up, friends, I’d say you’ll do best by filling your minds and meditating on things true, noble, reputable, authentic, compelling, gracious—the …
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September 18, 2017

Day 16: Adults Keeping It Joyful “God’s kingdom isn’t a matter of what you put in your stomach, for goodness’ sake. It’s what God does with your life as he sets it right, puts it together, a…
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Deeply Rooted

By Carol Ann Hoard Life comes at you fast sometimes – things where you have no control like hurricanes, floods, and …. cancer. During our recent encounter with life, I have learned so much. …
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September 15, 2017

Day 15: Adults Return to God “I will give them a heart to know me, that I am the LORD.  They will be my people, and I will be their God, for they will return to me with all their heart” (Jeremiah…
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September 14, 2017

Day 14: Children An adult-child search “Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven” (Matthew 18:3 NRSV). My children were always excit…
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