Ministry Relaunch Plan

As we relaunch ministries here at FBC, remember you can make the choice to worship in person or continue to worship online. Do what is best for you and your family. Always remember there are others who may not feel the same as you so do not be frustrated with the choices of others. 

Always keep in mind, “What do we need to do to honor the Lord in this situation?” In doing so,

we also want to do everything we can to keep you safe. 

Our main goal is to love and serve our community.


What have we learned during this time?

  • God is still at work. He has not been surprised by the events of the last few months. 
  • We will do simultaneous services in person and live stream so we can connect with our community. We are calling it FBC Connect. Perhaps you are traveling, sick, injured, or homebound. Maybe you prefer to worship online. Our goal is to give everyone an opportunity to connect with God and be in community with one another. 
  • It's important for the church to get beyond the walls of its building. FBC Connect will be vital in accomplishing this. For details, read the FBC Connect column under "What We Are Doing" .

What we are doing:

CLEANING

We have updated our cleaning procedures for the entire facility.  In every step of this plan, please know that before and after every event, thorough cleaning and disinfecting of all surfaces is completed.

Family ministries

Our Preschool, Kid’s, PreTeen, and Student ministries are planning summer activities for your children.  As these ministries begin to have limited meetings both on and off campus, we recognize the need for parents to use proper discernment for your child’s participation.  Appropriate social distancing practices will be encouraged at every event.  

FBC Connect

We encourage individuals and families to prayerfully consider hosting friends and neighbors in your home for Bible study and online worship even as this situation clears up in the coming months.  This can be a powerful way to spread the gospel in Parker County and FBC would love to help you connect with your friends and neighbors in this way. 

Relaunch 1 (May 24)

  • Worship Services online and in person will begin this Sunday.
  • We encourage those in the vulnerable population to continue to worship online only.
  • One service at 10:30am (online and in person).
  • Overflow seating available in the Chapel if the Sanctuary fills.
  • Giving may be done online, placed in the drop boxes in the foyers, sent by mail, or dropped off at the church office.
  • Preschool, Kid’s, and Preteen ministries will not meet on campus.
  • Student ministry bible study will not meet on campus.
  • Bible study groups will not meet on campus.
  • Every other pew will be marked off for social distancing.
  • Please sit along the ends of the pew.
  • Please respect others’ space and ask before sharing a pew. You may sit on the same pew as long as there is appropriate spacing between.
  • The service will be a family service since childcare is not provided. If you have young children with you, please bring your own supplies to keep them occupied during the service as we will not be handing anything out. Britni has resources and ideas to help you create a bag of goodies. If your child is restless and needs to leave, the Parlor will be available. You can go there and still participate in the service.
  • Entry will be in from the South Foyer doors only and the doors will be propped open until service begins.
  • Exit will be through the West Foyer doors at the rear of the Sanctuary. These steps will keep the traffic flowing in one direction and eliminate cross flow.
  • Please do not congregate in the hallways or foyers.
  • Masks are not required but are welcome.
  • During this step of our relaunch we will not be providing
  • Childcare
  • Parking lot shuttle
  • Coffee service, beverages or food
  • Bulletins or other handouts
  • Hymnals, Bibles, pens, or anything in the pews
  • Please be very diligent about not hugging or shaking hands. Even though you may be comfortable with it, others may not. So, let's honor the Lord by honoring others and maintaining social distancing. 

 

During this step we will evaluate week to week the need for multiple worship services.

Relaunch 2 (TBD)

  • Worship services online and in person
  • All entry doors will reopen
  • Giving may be done online, placed in the drop boxes in the foyers, sent by mail, or dropped off at the church office.
  • Preschool and Kid’s Ministry will not meet on campus
  • No childcare provided
  • Bible Study groups that do not require childcare may begin to meet on campus
  • Preteen and Student ministry bible study groups may begin on campus

 

During this step, church ministry events that do not require childcare may be scheduled on campus.

Relaunch 3 (TBD)

  • Worship services online and in person
  • Preschool and Kid’s ministries relaunch on campus as able
  • Extended Care (preschool care during worship) available with limited capacity
  • All on campus Bible study groups may meet

 

During this step, volunteer availability will dictate the ability to provide childcare.

Relaunch 4 (TBD)

  •       All ministries operating at full capacity

How we are operating during the COVID-19 precautions

Worship

Worship will be online every Sunday at 10:30am.  We hope that you will join us live each week!


Come join us here on the website or on our Facebook Page.


Care/Prayer

We would love to pray for you.  You can send us your  

Prayer Request by clicking this link. 


You may also email us a prayer request

at care@fbcweatherford.org


Giving

Tithes and Offerings can still be given during this time.


By mail: 

306 Palo Pinto St

Weatherford, TX 76086


By text:

Text FBCW to 73256


Online:

Click here


Devotional

Our Pastor is doing a daily devotional on our Facebook Page.


The devotionals are live at 9am Monday - Saturday. We would love for you to follow along!






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