What’s new

Interactive learning in First Baptist Shelton's children's ministry

Interactive children’s Bible lesson at First Baptist

During the past few months we’ve been busy doing ministry! We hope to post more soon about what’s new. Photo: Interactive children’s Bible lesson, part of a curriculum from Group Publishing that we now use on Sunday mornings at 9:15 am. Children here constructed a spider’s web out of masking tape and then tried to escape. The lesson? We were talking about failures in King David’s life, and what happens when someone doesn’t tell the truth.

Worship and Annual Meeting

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Worship at First Baptist Church of Shelton, CT

Sunday, January 24—Worship starts at 10:30 am, and Pastor Ken Smith will give a message based on the book of Mark. Our 2016 Annual Meeting will  take place at 11:30 am, directly after worship. EVERYONE in the congregation is valued and is encouraged to participate in the annual meeting. Continue reading “Worship and Annual Meeting”

Women’s Bible Group to Start

Three Bridges Coffeehouse — a warm and inviting new venue

Three Bridges Coffeehouse — a warm and inviting new venue.

Starting Jan. 7th, Thursday—Women of the Bible Discussion Group
10 am Three Bridges Coffeehouse, Shelton, CT

We invite all women and their friends to join us for coffee, tea or other beverages, excellent food, and challenging and fun conversations. We will start with Eve in the book of Genesis, and work our way through selected inspirational women of the Bible. Our focus will be on how God’s great power, love and grace worked through the women of biblical history. No previous knowledge is necessary. Pastor Ken Smith quips that he will serve as an “honorary woman” as he facilitates these short informal discussions. Location: Three Bridges Coffeehouse, Conti Building, 415 Howe Avenue (CT Route 110), Shelton, CT. Day and time: every Thursday @10 am. Discussions last about an hour.
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You’re welcome on Christmas Eve!

Christmas Eve, First Baptist Church of Shelton, CT

Christmas Eve, First Baptist Church, Shelton, CT

Thursday, December 24, 2015—Please consider joining with us in worship on Christmas Eve, when we will joyfully celebrate the birth of our Savior Jesus Christ. Children and families are welcome. Both traditional carols and contemporary worship music are part of the service, and our pastor, Rev. Ken Smith, will give a short inspirational message. Continue reading “You’re welcome on Christmas Eve!”

Soup & Book Sale for Missions

Fall Soup & Book Sale, First Baptist Shelton

Fall Soup & Book Sale, First Baptist Shelton

Saturday, November 21st, 2015 — Yummy home-style soups, corn bread, coffee, tea, and loads of gently used books will be served up at First Baptist Church of Shelton, CT. Browse and eat while you read, or do take out—it’s your choice! Soups will include cheeseburger cheddar, Continue reading “Soup & Book Sale for Missions”

Meet Global Health Consultant Kristy Engel

Friday, September 4, 2015 — Medical missionary and global health consultant Kristy Engel will give a presentation at First Baptist Church of Shelton, CT, and you are warmly invited to attend, and to bring family and friends. Kristy is an RN and pediatric nurse practitioner who served for many years as a medical missionary at Good Samaritan Hospital in La Romana, a city of The Dominican Republic (DR), and who also served in outreach to Haitian communities in that country. Kristy now serves as a global health consultant with International Ministries of the American Baptist Churches, USA. In this role, she travelled to Africa early in 2015 to work with local people in addressing the Ebola crisis. Continue reading “Meet Global Health Consultant Kristy Engel”

We’re preparing for fall

It’s been an active summer, and God has blessed First Baptist Shelton, CT with beautiful weather; the opportunity to pursue reading, studying, and living his Word; inspiring worship; fun fellowship, music, picnics and activities; and the completion of some projects together – both around the church and in the community. We hope you will continue to check this page as we head into fall!

"Jesus Loves Me" - a chalk drawing at a 2015 youth picnic, First Baptist Shelton, CT. Photo by E. Smith.

“Jesus Loves Me” – a chalk drawing at a 2015 youth picnic, First Baptist Shelton, CT. Photo by E. Smith.