Reopening The Church

Reopening the church - Phase 2 - Starting October 11

What To Expect On Arrival?

  • No Registration
  • No Temperature Taking
  • Entryways/Hallways/Bathrooms Open
  • Masks Encouraged When Not at Socially Distanced Seats

Worship With Relaxed Social Distancing

  • Online & In-Person Worship
  • Choose Your Own Seat
    • Leave 3 Seats Between You & Next Family
  • No Row by Row Dismissal
  • Worship Center Sanitized Between Services

Sunday School Restarts On Campus

  • Nursery, Children, Youth, Adult In-Person & Online
  • Socially distanced seating for Adults/Youth
  • Classrooms Sanitized Between Groups

New Sunday Schedule

  • Staggered Times to Limit Congestion in Halls.
  • Worship – 9:15-10:15 & 11:15-12:15
  • Sunday School Options When Attending 9:15-10:15 Worship
    • 8:00-9:00 AM
      • Adults
    • 10:30-11:45 AM
      • Adults
      • Nursery
    • Sunday School Options When Attending 11:15-12:15 Worship
      • 9:45-11 AM
        • Adults
        • Youth
        • Children
        • Nursery
      • 3rd Worship Service May Be Needed in Near Future

Reopening the Church - Phase 1 - Worship

When is Worship?

Sundays – 9 AM & 11 AM (Registration Required)

Where do I register?

Register for 9 AM

Register for 11 AM

Step by Step how to register video:

How to Prepare for Worship?

  1. Think of Others First.
  2. Register Your Household @ fbcwentzville.com
  3. If someone in your household is sick stay home.
  4. Bring your own hand sanitizer.
  5. Bring a mask if you desire to wear one.
  6. Use the bathroom before you leave home.
  7. Dress appropriately for waiting outside.
  8. Take temperature of household before arrival.

 What to Expect?

  1. We will disinfect accessible areas before each service.
  2. Volunteers/Staff will wear masks while off-stage.
  3. We will have seating arranged to maintain social distancing.
  4. No elements during worship that require touching something.
  5. Online worship will be offered.
  6. Sunday School groups will remain online.
  7. No childcare but children are welcome in worship.

 What do I do?

  1. Arrival
    1. Arrive 15 minutes or less early.
    2. Park and get in line to enter at entrance #2.
      1. Add’l handicap spaces located at entrance #2.
    3. Entry
      1. 2 lines will exist for preregistered and handicapped preregistered.
      2. Your temperature will be taken using infrared thermometer.
      3. Receive your assigned seats.
      4. Please go directly to your seats.
    4. While Inside
      1. Remain in seats while waiting for worship.
      2. Bathrooms will be open for emergencies.
        1. 1st floor of Worship Center Only.
      3. Maintain social distance and refrain from making contact.
    5. Exit
      1. The pastor will dismiss by household.
      2. Please leave the building immediately and go to your car.

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UPDATE - 5/12/20

We will continue to remain closed through 5/23.  Continue to check back as we will update here to let you know when we reopen.  We're continuing to plan and will provide firm details when they are available.  Worship will be online only again on 5/17.

UPDATE - 5/5/20

We are now closed through 5/16.  Please continue to check back as we get closer to reopening.  We can't put out the date of our return yet because too many details are still a work in progress.  We will communicate our reopen date ASAP.  The office is open Mondays from 9AM-12PM.  Worship is all online for 5/10.  If you haven't taken survey #2 yet, please do so.

UPDATE - 4/28/20

We will remain closed through 5/9.  Thanks to those of you who have already participated in the poll to help us get a pulse on how you're feeling about returning to church.  We're continuing to discuss what it looks like to reopen the church building and will continue to update you as plans become available.  We will worship together online on 5/3.

UPDATE - 4/21/20

We are now closed through 5/2.  We'll worship together online on 4/26.  The offices remain closed except for Mondays from 9AM-12PM.   Just like many others, we're beginning to talk about what it looks like to reopen the doors of our building as we await further guidance from our government.  It's going to be different for a period of time and it's going to take some time for all of this to unfold.  Continue to be patient and pray for your church leaders as we seek to balance the desire to worship the Lord together and also the safety of the people of our church and this community.  

UPDATE - 4/14/20

We will remain closed through 4/25.  We continue to reevaluate in light of government guidance in hopes of being able to get back to in-person gatherings as soon as possible.  The office remains closed except for Mondays from 9 AM to 12 PM.  We will be worshiping together online on 4/19

UPDATE - 4/7/20

We are now closed through 4/18.  Due to the stay at home order in place we're closing the church office except for Monday between 9 AM - 12 PM.  If you need to drop tithes and offerings off at the church office please do so during those hours.  We will be worshiping online together on Easter.

Update - 3/31/20

We're now closed through 4/11.  Our worship services will continue to be Online Only.  We'll continue to evaluate week by week because as soon as we're able, we want to be able to open the doors and get everyone together again. 

Update - 3/25/20

In light of continued evaluation and guidance from our government, we're remaining closed through 4/4.  We will worship together online on Sunday 3/29.  We will continue to update you as new information is available.

Update - 3/21/20

Here's the latest on Worship, Sunday School, Opportunities to Give, and Way to Help or Request Help during this time.

Ministry/Worship Opportunities

UPDATE - 3/16/20

In light of the most recent prohibition of gatherings of 50 or more from our county government, we're extending the cancellation of all ministry events/programs through March 28.  We will have worship online only on 3/22.  Solid Rock Preschool is currently closed and scheduled to return on April 6.  We're closely monitoring the situation and will continue to update you here on the website as new information becomes available.

We are maintaining normal office hours, 8-4:30 Monday through Thursday and 8-12 on Friday.  If you aren't able to give online, please feel free to put a check in the mail or drop it by the church office. 

UPDATE - 3/14/20

Please watch this video from Pastor Ralph about upcoming worship on 3/15 and ministry activities this next week:

 

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Solid Rock Preschool is included in the cancellations for this upcoming week.