We are a church family which believes that God has your face on heaven’s refrigerator. We want you to come see why God has put your face there because of the plans God has for you to fulfill your future. First Presbyterian is a safe place in downtown Shelbyville to experience your journey with God. We offer an orderly worship service, small groups, Sunday School, Youth Group and Choir to experience community life; and ministries of service in the church and mission in the world.


Life is hard. There can be joy and laughter – but there can also be pain, stress and challenges. First Presbyterian is a church family that strives – through our faith in Christ – to have HOPE. Together, as we grow in our love for the Lord and with each other – we find encouragement and support to live life today and have peace for the future.

“I know what I'm doing. I have it all planned out—plans to take care of you, not abandon you, plans to give you the future you HOPE for.”

-Jeremiah 29:11 (MSG)


We care about people of all ages. And we want to offer HELP whenever possible. If someone needs food or clothing. If someone needs friendship or prayer. If someone needs a safe place for their community group to meet. We will do our best to HELP.

“I lift up my eyes to the hills— from where will my help come? My help comes from the LORD, who made heaven and earth.”

- Psalm 121:1-2 (NRSV)


Our church is blessed to be located near the center of the Shelbyville community. We love this community and the people of this area. We are HERE and open to anyone who is looking for a friendly and caring place to connect.

“He said to the disciples, "Come and see." They came and saw where he was staying, and they remained with him that day… ”

- John 1:39 (NRSV)

“But Jesus refused, and said to the healed man, "Go home to your friends, and tell them how much the Lord has done for you, and what mercy he has shown you."

- Mark 5:19 (NRSV)