Virtual Church Conference -- February 28, 2021

Virtual Church Conference will be on Sunday, February 28, following Morning Worship on Facebook LIVE (which begins at 9:30 AM).  Stay tuned after the service for the Church Conference to begin (this is not a face to face gathering). See agenda items on the “Connect and Give” tab above.  Voting on the items addressed during the Church Conference will happen online here by clicking on the button below.  Voting will take place only on Sunday, not before, and is open until 1:00 PM on Sunday.  Thanks so much for your participation in these important decisions in the life of our church.

Click Here to Vote

Love Shelby -- February 14-28

Hey FBC Family!  Thanks for driving through the Love Shelby event on February 14 to begin 14 Days of Loving Our Town!  Now, take that deck of cards and:

  1. Shuffle the 14 cards.
  2. Select 1 card each day for the 14 days.  Prayerfully act on the prompt in loving others.
  3. Share your act of compassion with us on social media using the hashtag #loveshelby or by contacting the church office.

“Let’s Go Love Our Town!” — Jeremiah 29:7

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At First Baptist Church we would love to connect with you by sharing with you upcoming announcements about our ministries, encouraging words, inclement weather announcements, prayer requests for those who are grieving, etc.  Sign-up to connect with us by clicking on the button below or by emailing your information to

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Heck-Jones Offering for WMU of North Carolina

February is the month for:

Heck-Jones Mission Offering for WMU of North Carolina!

Click below for a PDF copy of the Prayer Guide and Heck-Jones Offering Brochure from the WMUNC website as you pray for the work of WMU NC and pray for God’s direction as you give.  Your offering for the Heck-Jones Mission Offering can be included on your regular giving envelope — simply use one of the blank lines there.  Thank you! 

Click for Heck-Jones Prayer Guide and Brochure

Spring Liturgy Playlist

Click here to listen, learn and like these songs you’ll hear in worship over the coming weeks!

Spring Liturgy Spotify Playlist here!

Sunday Morning Worship and Bible Study

We look forward to worshiping the Lord together face-to-face and studying His Word together face-to-face as soon as possible (9:30 AM Worship and 10:45 AM Sunday School for All ages).  Until we are able to gather together in our Sanctuary, watch for us online in the following ways:

Sunday, 9:30 AM — Facebook LIVE Worship

Sunday, 11:00 AM — Spectrum Cable Channel 9 (one week delay)

Sunday Mornings — Adult and Children’s Sunday School Lessons via Facebook.

Sunday, 6:00 PM — Youth gather at Outdoor Venue or Zoom 

Wednesday, 6:00 PM — Youth gather at Outdoor Venue or Zoom

Also, watch for the Youth and Children Facebook pages for interactive encouragement along the way! 

Also, click below to access our Vimeo page and recordings of all our past worship services.   

Prayers for you and our community in these days!

Click Here for Our Worship Services

Morning Worship -- February 21, 2021

Click below to see our Morning Worship service on Sunday, February 21. Thank you for gathering with us for worship from your home during these days of separation.  [Also, note that this service will air on Spectrum Cable 9 the following Sunday.]

Click here for February 21 Worship Service

Sunday School Lesson Starter -- February 21

Here’s an Adult Sunday School Lesson Starter for February 21 for your use at any time following our Morning Worship together on Facebook LIVE at 9:30 AM — Click the wheel at the bottom of the screen for HD for the best picture.

Click here for SS Lesson Starter for February 21

Worship with Tithes and Offerings

FBC Online Giving Portal

Always remember you can give your tithes and offerings for the work of the Lord through His church even when you are away.  Click below to access our online giving portal as we give thanks to God for his blessings and give of ourselves to join his kingdom work in Shelby.

Click to Give Tithes and Offerings

Accessing the Church Facebook Page

If you do not have a personal Facebook account you can still see the church Facebook page by clicking on the Facebook icon in the upper righthand corner of the home page.  Once there, one must scroll down to the very bottom of the page.  Seeing there the “create new account” green box,  click on the words “not now” which are located immediately underneath the green box. This takes the viewer to a new screen and to  the videos—very visible in the center of the screen.  Scroll down or up as needed to access the one needed. 

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!

#LoveShelby 14

Worship with us on Facebook Live or Spectrum Chanel 9. Meditate on this Scripture as you minister God’s love to Shelby and surrounding areas. “Beloved, I pray that all may go well with you and tha…
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#LoveShelby 13

Love By: David White Everyone in the world, adults and children, wants to be loved. The Bible says love thy neighbor as thy self. Sometimes it is hard to love thy neighbor. One reason it is they are d…
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#LoveShelby 12

Love and Clay – A Messy Devotion By Tricia Woodland from Uptown Shelby Association When I was asked to write a devotion that would be a part of a collection reflecting on “love your neighbor…
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#LoveShelby 11

Draw the Circle Wide By: Emily Monroe “Draw the Circle. Draw the Circle Wide. No one stands alone. We’ll stand side by side. Draw the Circle. Draw the Circle Wide. Draw the Circle Wide. Draw it Wi…
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#LoveShelby 10

Love them too… By: Katie Harris, GCCBA Missions & Ministry Team Leader John 13:34A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. 1 John 4:7Dear…
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#LoveShelby 9

Have, Hold, Love! By Tony and Janet Tench “If I… but do not have love.” 1 Corinthians 13:1,2,3,13 “To have and to hold” brings to mind a bride and groom listening to a pastor ask them qu…
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