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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Winter Weather Announcement

Winter Weather Schedule for WEDNESDAY, December 12:
Child Care Center will open at 8:30 AM (no breakfast served)
Mother’s Morning Out on Regular Schedule
Church Office open at 9:00 AM
Evening Activities on Regular Schedule

Everyone be safe and not risky in your moving about!  Stay put if conditions will not allow you to travel safely.

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Message for a Snowy Day -- December 9

Even though we are unable to worship together in the Sanctuary on the Second Sunday in Advent, we have prepared this video message for our church family to watch from home.  Gather your household together at 9:30 AM if you’d like, or whenever you’d prefer during the day.  We thank God for our church family.  Be careful during this Winter Storm.

Click here for a Message of Peace -- December 9

Staff Served Steak Dinner Sign-Up

Make your reservation here for the Staff-Served Steak Dinner. The ministerial staff at FBC will serve you supper and entertain you. We look forward to sharing this meal together as we celebrate the birth of our Savior. The prices are $10 for a ribeye plate and $5 for a hamburger steak plate.  Please sign-up on the link below.  

Date: 12/19/2018 (Wed.)

Time: 5:30pm – 7:00pm EST

Location: FBC Shelby – Dover Activities Center

Sign-Up for Steaks! Click Here

Sunday Morning Worship and Bible Study

We look forward to worshiping the Lord together and studying His Word as we gather in Sunday School:

9:30 AM     Morning Worship in the Sanctuary

10:45 AM    Sunday School for All Ages

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


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!

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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

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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!

Giving Thanks for the Recipe!

By Tony Tench,  Thanksgiving Day My Mother is a great cook!  She always has been able to bring the skills to the kitchen.  We all have our favorites from her culinary repertoire.  There was a day …
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By Missy Smith and others! Halloween is known as one of the darkest nights of the year and it does, indeed, have very dark origins. However, we are the church, the people of Jesus Christ! We know the …
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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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