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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…

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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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THIS WEEK: Lay Equipping and Commissioning Weekend

Friday, September 21

6:00 PM                Fellowship Supper with our Church Family and Guests in the Gym

7:00 PM                General Session in the Sanctuary with all ages

7:30 PM                Children and Preschoolers dismissed to their classes

                             First Teaching session for adults and youth in Sanctuary

8:15 PM                Small Group Time

8:45 PM                Closing Reports in the Sanctuary with everyone

Saturday, September 22

8:30 AM               Coffee Groups at the Church

9:30 AM               General Session in the Sanctuary for everyone

10:00 AM             Children and Preschoolers to their classes

                             Second Teaching Session for adults and youth

10:45 AM             Small Group Time

11:30 AM             Fellowship Lunch in the Gym

12:30 PM             “Kevin Can Wait” in the Gym

1:30 PM                Free Time

6:00 PM                Fellowship Supper in the Gym

7:00 PM                General Session in the Sanctuary with all ages

7:30 PM                Children and Preschoolers dismissed to their classes

                             Third Teaching session for adults and youth in

                             Sanctuary

8:15 PM                Small Group Time

8:45 PM                Affirmation Service in the Sanctuary with everyone

Sunday, September 23 — FLIP FLOP on the TIMES

9:30 AM               Fourth Teaching session via Combined Adult and

                            Youth Sunday School FIRST this morning!

                             Regular Sunday School for Children and Preschoolers

10:45 AM             Worship and Commissioning Service in the Sanctuary

6:00 PM                Celebration and Evaluation Service in the Sanctuary for everyone!

Make your plans now to be part of this important weekend!

FLIP FLOP Sundays: September 23, 30, October 7

For these THREE WEEKS only, we are “flip-flopping” our morning schedule so that:

9:30 AM     Sunday School for all ages 

10:45 AM    Morning Worship in the Sanctuary

We look forward to seeing you on Sunday as we worship the Risen Lord! 

What is "Flip Flop Sunday"? Click here

FBC Kids -- Register HERE!

As our children promote to new classes in Sunday School and Wednesday Evening FBC Kids’ Ministries, please take a moment and complete a new registration form.  Please fill out the form on the children’s hall OR by clicking below!  See you for a great new year with FBC Kids!

Click Here to Register FBC Kids!

ESL Classes Begin Sept 10!

ENGLISH as Second Language Classes on Monday, September 10 at 6:30 PM in our C-Building.  These weekly lessons at First Baptist Church happen each Monday evening during the school year. Prayers for our team of ESL servants who are ready for a great semester.

Click here to go to the ESL Facebook Page

SERVE with CHILDREN!

YOU are needed to serve in the rotation of members who care for preschoolers during the worship services.  This ministry of care allows for parents to be able to attend worship AND allows for you to know one of the greatest blessings in life — introduce children to the love of Jesus!

Click here to sign-up for a Sunday!

Lay Equipping and Commissioning Weekend

Plan to be here for the entire weekend of September 21-23 as we explore together God’s calling upon our lives and understand how he has shaped us for his service!  A group of lay leaders from North and South Carolina, Virginia and Tennessee will be with us to share the during the weekend!

Greatest Treat Festival Service!

Thank you for signing up now to serve in the “set up,”  “game play/interaction,” and/or “take down” teams for the Greatest Treat Festival on Sunday, October 28!

Click here to Sign-Up

Thankful for Perry Holleman!

We thank God for the ministry of Perry Holleman as he retires at the end of August following 50 years of ministry to date in the Lord’s churches and nearly 18 years here at First Baptist Church.  We pray for Perry and Lib and their family as they journey with the Lord into these retirement years!   Christian songwriter, Ken Medema, wrote a song to honor Perry and Carol Ann Hoard used it as the sound track for a music video.  See it here:

Click for Perry's Song

Like to learn more about Jesus?

What’s the best news you have ever heard? Click below and hear the “good news” that God has in store for you!

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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!

Day 30

Day 30 — September 20, 2018 So, here we are, church family.  Day 30. The Equipping and Commissioning weekend is here!  We pray that your heart has been touched, as we have joined together in t…
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Camp Miracles

Camp Miracles Day 29 — September 19, 2018 By Missy Smith I am blessed with a job where I can clearly see the true benefits of those who give of their time, talents and tithes to serve within the…
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The Significant Triangle

The Significant Triangle Day 28 — September 18, 2018 By Katie Graves My son loves music. Whether he’s singing in the car, playing the guitar on the sofa, playing the drums in the band at scho…
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I Know Who I Know

I Know Who I Know Day 27 — September 17, 2018 By Tony Tench “I know who I know,” said our little friend and first grade son of our Minister of Students. That was his response to his aunt Don…
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Sharing God’s Promises

Sharing God’s Promises Day 26 — September 16, 2018 By Dorothy Young One of my favorite Bible verses is one that was passed on to me by a close friend and neighbor.  Many of you may rememb…
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Come On You Fellow Exhorters

Come On You Fellow Exhorters Day 25 — September 15, 2018 By Reggie Ledford As a disciple of Jesus, investigating and applying your spiritual gifting is a critical and exhilarating part of any pe…
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