First Baptist Church of Shinnston

"Engaging in Ministry Together"

Church News


July 7-13 – Junior High 2 Church Camp at Cowen.

Wednesday, July 10, 7:00p.m. – 8:30p.m. – Fun Day at VA Splash Zone in Clarksburg. We will meet you there at 6:30p.m. or meet at the Lighthouse at 6:00p.m. if you need a ride. Everyone welcome. Invite a friend.

July 14-20 – High School 2 Church Camp at Cowen.

Sunday, July 14, 6:00p.m. -7:30p.m – VBS “Roar” Registration and Kick-off party at the Lighthouse. Games, Bounce House/Inflatables, and food. Everyone welcome. Bring your friends. Transportation provided. Call the church for a ride.

July 15-18, 6:00p.m.-8:30p.m. Vacation Bible School 2019 “Roar” for pre-school – 8th grade and an adult class.

Friday, July 19, 6:30p.m.-8:30p.m. – VBS pizza and pool party at the Shinnston City Park.

Sunday, July 21, 10:45a.m. – VBS Program during morning worship.

Sunday, July 21, 12:00p.m. – Lunch at the Lighthouse. Hog Dogs, Pork BBQ sandwiches, baked beans, cole slaw, chips, desserts, and a drink. Take-outs available. Meal for $6.00 to benefit youth trip to Arc Encounter and Creation Museum in Kentucky.

Wednesday, July 24, 6:30p.m. – Church Business meeting in the Fellowship Hall.

July 26-28 – Youth (grades 6-12) trip to Ark Encounter and Creation Museum in Kentucky. Those going on this trip MUST register with Pastor Kevin or Kris Grooms by July 10 to secure your spot.

July 30 – August 2 – Older Middler Church Camp at Cowen.


Saturday, August 3, 8:00a.m. – 2:00p.m. – Rummage Sale at the Lighthouse to benefit the snack pack ministry. Youth will be selling hot dogs and pork barbecue sandwiches. Donated items for the rummage sale can be brought to the Lighthouse beginning on July 22. Furniture, household items, toys, etc. will be accepted. NO TV’s or old outdated electronics.

Sunday, August 4, 6:30 – 8:30p.m. – Church picnic at Shinnston City park and pool. Everyone welcome. Church will provide hot dogs, hamburger, condiments, and drinks. Bring a covered dish and a friend.

August 5 – 7 – Youth Retreat at Canaan Valley Resort for grades 6-8.

Saturday, August 10, 8:00a.m. – 12:00p.m. – Back to School Giveaway at the Lighthouse. Clothes/Accessories for all sizes, Backpacks with school supplies, and pancake breakfast.