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.  

WEEKLY UPDATES:  Sunday, May 24: Attendance Live on Facebook and in parking lot- 120  Offering = $1,887.00  Offering to date = $73,944.00.  

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.  Wearing a mask is encouraged but not required.  We will have masks for those who want to wear a mask but 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 !!!!!  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.   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. 

We will be receiving the One Great Hour of Sharing mission offering in May and June.  This offering will be used fro Covid 19 relief in our state.  Please designate OGHS mission offering on the memo line on your check

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 are both posted on the church facebook page.  


Wednesday, June 3: 6:00p.m. -7:30p.m. Youth (grades 6-12) meet at Lighthouse for pizza and  to set-up for rummage sale on Saturday.  

Saturday, June 6: 8:00a.m. – 2:00p.m.  Rummage Sale at the Lighthouse to benefit Baptist Youth Fellowship.  

Saturday, June 6: 11:00a.m. -1:00p.m.  Feeding America Mobile food truck in the parking lot at Jewel City Church for anyone who needs food. 

Sunday, June 7:  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 available for families who need to use it during the service but it will not be staffed with volunteers.  NO Children’s Church this week.  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.  


July 6-10: 6:30p.m.-8:00p.m. – VBS 2020 – For pre-school thru middle school. Each age group will come on a different day to reduce large group gatherings. We need teachers, leaders, and helpers.  If you would like to volunteer, please contact Pastor Kevin or Lou Ann Nicholas.  

July 17-19 – Youth summer trip to Sight and Sound Theater in Lancaster, PA to see “Queen Esther” and to Hershey Park.