First Baptist Church of Shinnston

"Engaging in Ministry Together"

Church News

ALL SUNDAY MORNING WORSHIP SERVICES ARE RECORDED and posted on this website. Go to the main page. Click on the Sunday morning worship tab on the left. Choose the date and click on the service.  

Sunday morning worship is also Live on the church Facebook page at 10:45a.m. Join us and Invite a Friend.  

If you would like a copy of the weekly bulletin or prayer/praise list, please contact the church or Pastor Kevin. We can email a copy or send it to you in the mail.  

Tithes and offerings can be dropped off at the church or they can be mailed. You can also do direct/online bill pay through your local bank. A check is sent automatically from the bank to the church on a schedule that you choose.  

Donations to the deacon fund can be mailed to the church. This offering is used to assist families within the church and throughout the community. Checks can be written to First Baptist Church. Please designate deacon fund on the memo line. 


October 15: 5:45p.m. Youth (grades 6-12) meet @ Lighthouse for Fall picnic at Riley’s. Return to the Lighthouse at 8:00p.m.

October 18: 6:30p.m.  Church Business meeting in the Fellowship Hall.

October 19-20: 158th Annual Meeting of the West Virginia Baptist Convention at South Parkersburg Baptist Church. Information and registration forms are on the table at the bottom of the steps.

October 22:  10:45a.m. Pastor Appreciation Sunday with special music provided by Billy Wayne Arrington from Kingsport, TN. Dinner following the service at the Lighthouse. Everything will be provided. Invite a friend.

October 25: 6:30p.m. Church Business meeting in Fellowship Hall.

October 29:  6:00-7:30p.m. Harvest Festival at the Lighthouse for all ages. Games, inflatables, face painting, balloon animals, treats, food, and more. Everyone welcome. Bring a friend.


November 4:  Fall Children’s Rally @ Parchment Valley for Kindergarten-6th grade. Please sign up at the Lighthouse by October 15. Information sheets are on the table by the front door.

November 4:  8:00a.m.-12:00p.m. Winter Giveaway at the Lighthouse. Free coats, hoodies, hats, gloves, and scarves of all sizes.

November 10-11:  Junior High Convention at Crab Orchard Baptist Church. Sign-up with Jordan Henry or Pastor Kevin.

November 12:  10:45a.m. Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Dedication during morning worship.

November 13-19:  Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Collection Week at the Lighthouse.

November 23:  Community Thanksgiving Dinner. Volunteers are needed. Sign-up sheets are on the table at the bottom of the steps.


December 2:  8:00a.m.-2:00p.m. Christmas Rummage Sale to benefit Baptist Youth Fellowship.

Lord’s Pantry Needs: Monetary donations and plastic bags

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