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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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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!

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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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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!

Yes, Jesus Knows Me!

By Lauren Wortman I must admit, I used to think of Jesus as an alien.  Come on, Jesus does some weird things. Like that time he killed the fig tree to make a point about having faith, or when he crie…
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My ‘God-Moment’

by Marie Hendrick In November,  June Yarboro shared the opportunity for our JOY Sunday school classmates to join her on a mission trip to assist Hurricane Matthew flood victims in Lumberton, NC. We w…
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Carry Your Candle!

One week ago on Christmas Eve and standing at the door to wish folks a “Merry Christmas” upon their departure from our service, I noticed several members of Fred and Joan Flowers’ fa…
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Hovering Above 2017

Holy Spirit     With your wind, stir my soul     With your words, order my day     With your wings, gather me in And I will be grateful I will be glad Amen — Jack Levison, 40 Days with the…
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