First Baptist Church of Shinnston

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Church News


Monday, November 18, 6:30p.m. – All Boards meeting in Fellowship Hall.

November 18- 25 – Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Collection week at the Lighthouse. See Ginny Gould if you would like to volunteer.

November 22 & 23 – Junior High Convention at Oakwook Baptist Church in Charleston for grades 6-9. Sign-up with Pastor Kevin by November 10. 

Thursday, November 28, 12:00p.m. – Community Thanksgiving Dinner in the Fellowship Hall. We need volunteers in the kitchen and volunteer drivers and helpers. Reservation forms are on the back table in the gym at the Lighthouse. 


Saturday, December 7, 8:00a.m. – 2:00p.m. – Christmas Bazaar at the Lighthouse. We will be accepting household items, decorations, gift ideas, etc. for the rummage sale to benefit Baptist Youth Fellowship. No big furniture items. Youth will be selling Hot Dogs, Pork Barbecue Sandwiches, chips, and drinks. American Baptist Women need cookies for the Community Band Christmas Concert.

Saturday, December 7, 8:00a.m. – 12:00p.m. – Winter Giveaway at the parsonage. Winter coats, gloves, and hats.

Saturday, December 7, 6:00p.m. – Christmas Parade in downtown Shinnston.

Saturday, December 7, 7:00p.m. – Shinnston Community Band Christmas Concert at the Lighthouse. FREE Cookies, coffee, and hot chocolate will be provided by ABW. WE NEED COOKIES for the concert PLEASE.

Thursday, December 12, 4:30p.m. – Serve dinner at the Clarksburg Mission.

Saturday, December 14, 10:00a.m. – Women’s Christmas Tea in the Fellowship Hall.

Monday, December 16, 6:30p.m. – Personnel Committee meeting in church lounge. 

Monday, December 16, 7:00p.m. – Finance Committee meeting in church library.

Sunday, December 22, 5:00p.m. – Christmas dinner at the Lighthouse followed by the Christmas program. Ham, bread, and drinks will be provided. Please bring a covered dish or dessert and a friend.

Tuesday, December 24, 7:00p.m. – Christmas Eve Service at First UM Church. Pastor Kevin will deliver the message.