Reaching out to others is an essential part of our lives as followers of Jesus Christ — both in our personal lives and as the faith community of First Baptist Church of Shelton, CT. Current opportunities include:
Members of our congregation offer various biblically based discussion groups in the community and at local nursing homes.
Missions trips to Good Samaritan Hospital
Good Samaritan Hospital is situated in La Romana, a city of The Dominican Republic (DR). Members and friends of First Baptist Shelton, CT travel annually to the DR to serve in medical work, construction, and other tasks. People with all skills and levels of ability are welcome. Teens may also travel to take part in DR missions through one of our sister churches. Training and preparation meetings are required.
Service to Spooner House
Spooner House is a local shelter, soup kitchen and food pantry serving people of the greater Naugatuck River Valley area. Meal preparation and donations of food and funds are always needed.
Members and friends of First Baptist Shelton, CT are involved individually in many ways of offering their lives, talents, skills and gifts for Jesus Christ. Individuals serve both in the local community and beyond, both professionally and as volunteers. For information and ideas, please speak with our pastor, Ken Smith, at 203 929-7704.
We recently started a parish nursing program at First Baptist Shelton, CT. Our parish nurse takes blood pressures and offers health training information and workshops through the Valley Parish Nurse Program at Griffin Hospital. A recent presentation discussed end of life decisions and living wills. Our parish nurse also arranged for us to sponsor a recent Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training class for teens and adults.
American Baptist Missions Projects
Church members also take part in financial support, training and short-term missions through the American Baptist Home Missions Society and American Baptist International Ministries. For more information, please see www.abc-usa.org.
Offering hope and restoration to all is a vital part of recovery meetings here at First Baptist Shelton, CT.
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Monday 7 pm
Higher Ground Friday 7 pm