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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

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Wednesday Activities begin again

Wednesday Activities begin again 4:30 pm CARE Ministry 5:30 pm Meal & Children’s Choir 6:30 Adult Bible Study, Small Groups 6:30 Children’s Activities, M&M’s, GA’s, RA’s 6:30 Youth 7:30 Adult Choir

Wednesday Activities

4:30 pm CARE Ministry 5:30 pm Meal & Children’s Choir 6:30 WMU, Baptist Men, 6:30 Children’s Activities, M&M’s, GA’s, RA’s 6:30 Youth 7:30 Adult Choir

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


I have spent my 40 years of ministry asking for assistance in a variety of ways: “You wouldn’t be able to… would you?”“I’ll bet you couldn’t… could you?”“I will go ahead and do that… unless you want to.” “I’ve got time… I’ll just do that” (This statement comes with an intentional, overworked, overwhelmed voice tone). This past week, I was recovering from an already memorable Christmas health-wise, when my week began to deteriorate. It soon became apparent that Thee Most…

“By Faith” Steps

Take a moment if you will and read Hebrews Chapter 11. I and numerous others through the years have identified this passage as, “The Faith Hall of Fame” and it is an accounting of numerous biblical figures and the acts of faith they performed as they simply decided to trust God. Each comment on these characters is preceded with this empathetic phrase…”by faith”. As an example and as the starting point for my article this week, I will use my…

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