Inclement Weather Announcement

Inclement Weather Notices — January 16-23

Due to the Winter Storm Warning and predicted travel difficulties, we have CANCELED our Morning Worship Service, Sunday School and Called Church Conference for Sunday, January 16.  That being so, please note the following:

1. Sunday, January 16, 9:30 AM – ONLINE Worship only via Facebook LIVE (the service is being prepared today and Worship Arts Pastor Candidate Justin Yates will be able to participate.)

2. Called Church Conference is POSTPONED until next Sunday, January 23, following Morning Worship so that we can receive the call recommendation from our Worship Arts Pastor Search Committee (this will be an in-person conference with a Zoom option as well).

FOR Monday, January 17 :

Church Office will be CLOSED.  WDM Teacher Workday has been CANCELLED

For Tuesday, January 18:

Weekday Ministries (Child Care and MMO) CLOSED.  Office CLOSED. Reopening on Wednesday morning.

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Call Weekend -- Worship Arts Pastor

Saturday, January 15 — Call Weekend Meet and Greet Times
2-3 PM
  If your last name begins A-L, please gather in the SANCTUARY to meet Justin and Megan Yates

4-5 PM If your last name begins M-Z, please gather in the SANCTUARY to meet Justin and Megan Yates

6:00 PM   If you are unable to attend an in-person Meet and Greet, please gather via ZOOM to meet Justin and Megan Yates.

Sunday, January 16 — Called Church Conference

Justin will lead in worship in the Morning Worship Service and then we will receive the Worship Arts Pastor Search Committee’s recommendation during the Called Church Conference.

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Sunday Morning Worship

9:30 AM  Sunday Morning Worship Service In-Person in the Sanctuary (broadcast simultaneously on Facebook LIVE and one-week delay on Spectrum Cable Channel 9 at 11:00 AM each week)

10:45 AM  Bible Study in Sunday School (for adult classes that have started back face-to-face (children and youth classes will return soon).

  • With the rise of transmission of coronavirus in our county, and following the guidance of the NC DHHS that all people, whether vaccinated or unvaccinated, should wear a mask in all indoor public areas, we strongly encourage everyone to wear a mask during worship, Sunday School and small group gatherings at FBC until we are through this season of transmission increase. Reference:

  • Parking Assistance: Remember that the Golf Cart is operating by the Safety and Security Team each week. Just drive through the Dale Street Alley and let them know and they will come right out to the Sumter Parking lot to give you a ride to the elevator.

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

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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.

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Full and Part-Time Positions Available

FBC Child Care and Mother’s Morning Out are interviewing for full time and part time child care positions.

This area of service is a wonderful opportunity to care for children and share the love of Jesus into little lives as you encourage their social and spiritual development. Please contact Penny Corn via phone (704)482-3460 or email for more information.

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.

Or, click below.

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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.

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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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