Deacon Election in Worship — Sunday, November 17. Biographical sketches will be available November 4 week.
Friendsgiving: A Thanksgiving Meal with Our Church Family: Tuesday, November 26, 5:30 PM. Gather with your classes and groups and friends to give thanks AND bring along your Thanksgiving Offering: New Toys for use at the GCCBA Toy Store and Canned Stew (pop top) and Vienna Sausage (pot top) for use by the Senior Center.
Community Thanksgiving Service will follow at Ascension Lutheran Church at7:00 PM where an offering will be received for our local shelters.
Advent at First Baptist Church
9:30 AM Hanging of the Green Service
6:00 PM Advent Extravaganza for FBC Kids and Families
9:30 AM International Mission Focus begins
6:00 PM Intergenerational Ginger Bread House Building Fellowship
4:30 PM The Other Side of 50 will leave for the Narroway Dinner Theater in Fort Mill, SC for the performance of “The Real Christmas Story.” Some tickets are still available.
9:30 AM The FBC Sanctuary Choir and Orchestra present, “Sing Christmas!”
3:00 PM Shelby Christmas Parade Outreach
5:30 PM Staff Served Steak Dinner and Youth Art Sale for Missions (reservations required)
9:30 PM Highlighting International Missions with Dr. Terry Casino preaching
2:00 PM Christmas Caroling to our Extension Members
6:00 PM Christmas Eve Candlelight and Communion Service (preludes begin at 5:40 PM)
9:30 PM Student Day at Christmas
Truth Be Told Art is an inspirational painting event that can be enjoyed by all generations as the group follows the instructor step-by-step through a boutique-style design. Ladies from our church enjoyed this paint fellowship on November 14, 2019 as they celebrated Scripture by painting it for display in their homes.
Wonderful week of Community VBS working together with our friends from Mt. Calvary Baptist Church and Central United Methodist Church.
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.
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!
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!
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.”
Sunday Service Times
9:30 a.m.– Morning Worship in the Sanctuary
10:45 a.m. – Sunday School for all ages
5:30 p.m. – Fellowship Supper
6:00 p.m. – Children and Youth Ministries
6:15 p.m. – Prayer Time and Sanctuary Handbells
7:15 p.m. – Sanctuary Choir Rehearsal