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In an effort to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus, all church activities for the foreseeable future have been canceled. Check back often for more information as it becomes available and check out our video streams page for videos of our services by scrolling down and clicking on the Video Streaming link below.

Location Details

1106 Poplar Springs Church Road Shelby, North Carolina 28152

  • Sunday School at 9:45 am
    Sunday Worship at 11:00 am
    Wednesday at 6:30 pm

  • 704-487-8802

I am new here

We welcome you to visit this Sunday…

Building Fund

We are excited to be in our new building. You may contribute here by clicking below.


Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday, Egg Hunt & Lunch


Sunrise Service, 7:00 am Breakfast, 7:30 am Sunday School, 8:30 am Worship, 9:30 am

Meet our Ministerial Staff

Andy Oliver

Andy Oliver has been pastor of Poplar Springs since April 17, 2011.  Before coming to Poplar Springs he had the privilege of serving these wonderful congregations:             1980-1981 Minister of Church Activities at First Baptist Church Hildebran, NC             1985 -1992 Minister of Youth at Mt. Olive Baptist Church in King, NC             1992-2002 Minister of Youth at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church Shelby, NC             2002-2011 Pastor of Sandy Run Baptist Church in Mooresboro, NC Andy's wife is Kim Hodges…

Katherine Asis

Katherine Asis has been the minister of music and music education at Poplar Springs since October 2012.  Originally from Lenoir, NC, Katherine received her Bachelor of Music degree in Sacred Music from Appalachian State University.  She began working in music ministry in 2006 in Gastonia, NC and received her Master of Divinity degree from Gardner-Webb University in 2010.  Her passion is introducing others to the truths of God through music and leading God’s people into authentic worship.  Katherine is married…

Pastor’s Thoughts

Keeping Our Distance

Kim and I were watching a movie Saturday night when I found myself thinking with my new Coronavirus mindset. In this film there was a scene which included a large group of people in a rather closed space and I shared with my movie date the concern I had due to the fact that those actors were in such confined quarters. Such is life now in our new normal Covid-19 world. I never thought like that. I am a handshaking,…
Approximately 70 people standing on the steps of the old sanctuary

Be The Church

Thank you Nicole for the superb newsletter article last week. I am so blessed to serve on a cooperative staff team that believes that teamwork in the Lord’s service is much better than a weekly competition for staff member of the year. I learned the value of a ministry team quite a few years ago and decided that the church staff that works together gives the church a good name. Speaking of a good name….the church is in a position…

God Stories

Messages of Hope, Grace and Healing