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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Search Committee Survey

FBC Shelby Family,
The Lead Pastor and the Worship Arts Pastor Search Committees are working away and we want your input. Over the next couple of weeks, we will be surveying all church members and regular attenders for insights that will help us as we are seeking to find those individuals that the Lord is already preparing to send us. Click on the button below to complete the survey.  For those who need a paper copy, copies will be available through the church office. Whether electronically or on paper, please fill out the survey and return by Wednesday October 24. You are all important participants in these searches. Your responses to the survey, and even more importantly your prayers, are vital in discerning God’s will as we move forward. Thank you, thank you, thank you!

Bob Bass, Lead Pastor Search Committee Chairman

Click here for FBC Minister Search Survey

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! 

"I Will" Bible Study -- a Churchwide Study

Bestselling author Thom S. Rainer answers questions about nine characteristics of an outwardly focused Christian!

You can do it. Now it’s time to just stand up and say you will!

Sign up below to find a time that is most convenient for your schedule. We look forward to seeing what God WILL do as you step out to focus on others.   

Click here to register for "I Will"

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


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!

Trunk or Treat at Marion School

We have been invited to help Marion Elementary School with their Fall Festival by providing them with a Trunk or Treat on October 25th from 5-7pm. If you and your family would like to decorate your trunk and help us share Christ’s love with our neighbors at Marion School please let Missy Smith know. “I will be there with both of my vehicles decorated as we had such a great time with this event as a family last year. I would love to have you all join us,” said Missy.

Click here to sign-up for Marion Trunk or Treat

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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