June 2019

Court Square Summer Picnic. Wednesday, June 5, we will gather on the lawn of Shelby’s Court Square for a picnic fellowship just to hang-out with our church friends.  Food trucks will be there from which to purchase supper.  Pelicans and The Cupcake Corner will be there to provide dessert for you without purchase.

VBS Block Party. Central United Methodist Church will host our Community VBS Block Party in their lot on the corner of DeKalb and Marion Streets from 9-11 AM on Saturday, June 8.  Breakfast biscuits will be available and fun stuff for kids as we register for Community Bible School.

Community Vacation Bible School.  June 23-27, 5-8 PM on the campus of First Baptist Church.  Register on the homepage of this website.  We are thankful to serve together with our friends at Central United Methodist and at Mt. Calvary Baptist churches to have this VBS for kids in our community.

Recent Events

Vacation Bible School 2018

We had a great week partnering with our brothers and sisters from Central United Methodist Church here on our campus through Shipwrecked VBS as children learned that “Jesus Rescues” us when life tries to shipwreck us.

Greatest Treat Festival -- October 28, 2018

With our sister churches of the Greater Cleveland County Baptist Association we enjoyed a festival at Shelby City Park with games, food, bouncy houses, trunk or treat and a good news message about the Greatest Treat there ever has been!   Click below for video highlights of the day.

Highlights from GTF 2018
MegaMondays for Children Summer '17

We had such a great summer of MegaMondays for grade school children and Wacky Wednesdays for preschoolers

Shelby Corn Maze Fellowship Night

We had a fun time being together on October 22, 2017 out at the corn maze!  We thank God for our church family.

Marion School Trunk-or-Treat

We were blessed to be asked to provide this TorT for our partner school and especially blessed by those making the 13 vehicles ready for the evening on October 26, 2017!

Greatest Treat Festival 2017

We enjoyed sharing the love of Jesus with our Cleveland County neighbors at Shelby City Park.

View Video Here from GTF 2017
Earth Day 2017 -- Community Garden Plot

Our Community Garden Plot for 2017 was planted on April 22.  As the garden grows throughout the summer, folks from the neighborhood are invited to harvest the vegetables for use at their homes!

The Tale of the Three Trees

Our HeartSong Children’s Choir sang the musical version of the Tale of the Three Trees on May 7, 2017…..”We all have dreams we dream in our lives.  We pray that our dreams will lead us to Jesus and his desire for our lives.”

Youth Sunday 2017

Our youth led in worship on April 30 through song, testimony, skits, anthems and sharing God’s word as they underlined the them “Unashamed.”  They were a blessing to us as they taught in Sunday School as well!