Lord, thank you for the blessing of this day. Please take it and help us to make it yours. Enable us to do thy will, not ours. In Jesus name. Amen - Glory to God

Our Vision

At the crossroads in Shelbyville,

First Baptist Church lives by:

Mark 16:15  (ESV)

And he said to them, “Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation.

Our Ministries

Some ministries are on hold due to Covid. Please check with the office for additional information.

  • Food Pantry

  • Monthly Fellowship Breakfast

  • Holiday Cantatas / Musicals

  • Women's Bible Study

  • Saturday Bible Study 

  • A supporter of Boy Scout Troop      #223 for 25 years

  • Joint Easter Sunrise Service and Breakfast with Second Baptist Church

  • Weekly visits to Heritage House

  • Songfest at Ashford Place

Find Out How

God opens and closes doors:


  • God is in control, not me.

  • We walk by faith, not by sight.

  • He is trustworthy.

  • God uses closed doors to teach us something.

  • God is more interested in our relationship with him.

Memorial contributions can be made out to First Baptist Church and mailed to 14 W Broadway, Shelbyville, IN 46176

Our Pastor

Pastor Randy Worland

Randy grew up in Shelbyville and is blessed with the gift of teaching the Gospel so the average person can find the path leading to salvation. He is passionate about connecting with people and spreading the Gospel.

Randy is a graduate of Ball State University and Geneva Reformed Seminary (MDiv). He and his wife, Beth, have five children. 


See the glory of the Substitute: the Wisdom of God planned Him,

the Justice of God demands Him, the Love of God provides Him and the Mercy of God applies Him in the salvation of His Elect.  


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