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.  

As we transition back into the sanctuary for Morning worship, social distancing guidelines will be followed.   We will sit every other pew. Please stay with your family or whoever you come with.   We will have masks for those who do not have one.   Hand sanitizer is limited so bring your own please if you have some.  We will not be passing offering plates or elements for communion.  We will not have a time of greeting during the service.  Just smile and wave !!!!!  No choir and we will not be using the hymnals. The church will continue to be cleaned and disinfected on a daily basis.   Please stay home if you are sick and watch the service Live on Facebook. It is ok.  We will miss you but we want everyone to be safe and healthy.   Follow us on the First Baptist Church of Shinnston Facebook page or Lighthouse Facebook page for weekly posts. 

Sunday morning worship is 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. 

Tuesdays at 1:00p.m. Prayer ministry will be meeting in the sanctuary and on Zoom.  If you would like to join us virtually, please contact Pastor Kevin to receive ID and password to join the meeting. 

Children’s weekly Bible lesson with Mrs. Riley and Pastor Kevin’s children’s message on Sunday afternoons are both posted on the church facebook page.  

Sundays:  10:45a.m.  Morning worship in the sanctuary.  Doors will open at 10:30a.m. so no need to come before then.  NO Sunday School. The nursery will be open for families who need to use it during the service but it will not be staffed with volunteers.   Quiet room is available in the back of the sanctuary for families with babies.   PLEASE WEAR A FACE COVERING ONCE YOU ENTER THE BUILDING. Masks are available for those who need one. The service will be still be streamed Live on our church facebook page.  Come join us and invite a friend as we spend time in God’s presence wherever you may be.  

Sundays:  10:45a.m.  Children’s Church for age 4 – 5th grade during morning worship at the Lighthouse.   Doors open at 10:30a.m. PARENTS:  Please drop children off at the Lighthouse then go to the sanctuary for morning worship.   Kids can be picked up in the gym after the service. 

Wednesdays:  6:00p.m.-7:30p.m.  Children’s ministry at the Lighthouse.  Age 4 through 2nd grade meet with Pam and Grades 3-5 meet with Tasha.  Both groups will be separated and spread out in the building and outside for pizza, Bible lesson, and games.  Temperatures will be checked before entering the building. If you are sick, please stay home.  We will miss you, but we want everyone to be safe and healthy.

Wednesdays:  6:00p.m.-7:30p.m. Youth (grades 6-12) will meet at Pastor Kevin’s dad’s home (outside) at the end of town up on the hill across from the old school. Veer right at the Veteran’s Memorial and go up the hill do not go across the bridge.  There will be pizza, devotion, prayer,  swimming, basketball, and games.    Please wear your swimsuit with shorts and T-shirt over it if you plan to swim.  Please bring your own towel.  If you are sick, please stay home. We will miss you, but we want everyone to be safe and healthy.  

Sundays from 9:30a.m. – 10:00a.m. – Adult Bible Fellowship with Marsha Riley live on Facebook.



Saturday, April 29, 9:00a.m. – ABW Spring Kitchen Cleaning Day. All ladies are welcome.


Sunday, May 14, 10:00a.m. – Muffins for Mom in the Fellowship Hall.

Sunday, May 20, 10:30a.m. – Youth Sunday and Graduation Recognition. Picnic at the Lighthouse following morning worship.


Saturday, June 3 – American Baptist Women 89th Annual Conference at Parchment Valley. Any ladies interested in attending, please see Lou Ann Nicholas.

June 16 & 17 – Vacation Bible School.

Sunday, June 18, 10:00a.m. – Donuts with Dad in the Fellowship Hall.