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.

Resurrection Sunday / Easter Service

Cross hill at church

Resurrection Sunday (Easter), April 5 — We’ll celebrate in worship at First Baptist Church of Shelton, CT at 10:30 am in our sanctuary. Children, families, and all are welcome. You don’t need to be a believer or member to join us. You’re welcome simply to listen and explore your thoughts and feelings about God. Our service is blended in style, with both contemporary praise and traditional music, and a thought-provoking message drawn from scripture by Pastor Ken Smith. Continue reading “Resurrection Sunday / Easter Service”

Free Dinner and Lenten Worship Service

Please join us for a community ecumenical Lenten dinner and service

Please join us for a community ecumenical Lenten dinner and service. Photo: by E. Nelson-Smith.

Shelton, CT — Wednesday, February 25, 2015 — Please join the congregation of First Baptist Church of Shelton, CT and other local congregations for a free, delicious, home-cooked meal, followed by a beautiful community Lenten worship service. Continue reading “Free Dinner and Lenten Worship Service”

Welcoming New Members/Annual Meeting

Sunday, January 25, 10:30 am — Worship, Annual Meeting of First Baptist Church of Shelton, CT at 11:30 am, and a Reception. Pastor Ken Smith will preach on Jeremiah 29 (“Living at Home in Exile”) and we will joyfully welcome new members during the service. After church will be FBC Shelton’s 2015 Annual Meeting, and following that, a delicious luncheon to which all are invited!

Coming back to the Real Christmas!


No matter where you’ve been or what you’ve done in life, God’s loving kindness and mercy are there for you… when you turn (or return) to God with faith… and, even a step of faith will do! This Christmas at First Baptist Shelton, CT we’re celebrating what the Bible says about God’s amazing, compassionate, forever-and-ever love. Join us in dynamic spirit-led worship and fellowship—all are welcome! Continue reading “Coming back to the Real Christmas!”

Shelton Community Thanksgiving Service

Shelton, CT—Tuesday Nov. 25, 2014 @ 7 pm. Join together with several Shelton congregations in a worshipful and prayerful time of Thanksgiving praise. Location: First Baptist Church, Shelton, CT, 178 Leavenworth Rd. (Rt.110). All are invited after the service to a reception with delicious pumpkin refreshments. Photo: late fall at First Baptist Church of Shelton, CT
Late fall, FBC SheltonCT


A Journey to the Potter’s House


Sunday Nov. 23rd, 2014  9:30–11 am —

First Baptist Church of Shelton, CT invites you to a dynamic gospel presentation, “Journey to the Potter’s House,” by educator, consultant, teacher and trainer Dr. Michael Ferris. Dawn McArthur says of Ferris’ presentation, “This is such an amazing ministry and a must see. A beautiful live demonstration of how God molds us, shapes us, Continue reading “A Journey to the Potter’s House”