First Baptist is meeting on campus. All Small Group Bible Studies and Worship Services will follow CDC Guidelines for churches and practice social distancing. Below are just some of the things you can expect.

  1. Those who are symptomatic, have a fever, have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive, or have traveled internationally or to a domestic hot spot in the past two weeks should stay home.
  2. Vulnerable populations (everyone 65 years and older, people with disabilities, people with serious respiratory or cardiovascular conditions, people who are immunocompromised) are encouraged to stay home and live-stream services.
  3. Social Distancing recommendations will be encouraged (6ft rule). Please no congregating in the foyer and hallways.
  4. Face Coverings/Masks are recommended, but not required. Masks will be provided for those that need them.
  5. Church pews will be designated for each service. Ushers will seat everyone as they arrive.
  6. We will ensure seating is spaced out, allowing household units to sit together. Families should sit together.
  7. Greeters will be stationed at exterior doors and open them as people arrive. Interior doors will be propped open.
  8. Greeting times with hugs and handshakes have been suspended.
  9. Tithes/Offerings can be deposited into the provided box. Ushers will also stand at the exits with offering plates at the end of services so that you may drop off your tithes/offerings.
  10. When observing the ordinance of the Lord’s Supper, we will do so safely.
  11. At the end of each service, everyone will be dismissed, following an organized exit strategy.
  12. Signage will be posted identifying hand sanitizer stations.
  13. Restroom capacity will be limited.
  14. Worship Center pews will be disinfected before and in-between services. High touch areas and bathrooms will be wiped down regularly.
  15. Classrooms where Small Group Bible studies meet, have been rearranged to limit seating to follow social distancing guidelines.
  16. All children, youth, and their teachers have their temperatures taken before entering the classroom. No one with a fever above 100.4 will be allowed to stay.