Sunday Morning

In-Person Worship and Class Schedule
  • Worship services at 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
  • Preschool (Birth- K) BFGs at 9:30 and 11:00 a.m. VIDEO
    (Space is Limited - Reservations Required)
  • Children (1st-6th) BFGs at 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.  VIDEO
    (Space is Limited - Reservations Required)
  • Student (7th-12th) BFGs at 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
  • Adult BFGs at 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.  FIND A GROUP

Masks are required for ages 10+. See FBC Allen’s Gathering Guidelines(below) for a full list of precautions to keep you and your family healthy while on campus. For those who are not able or not ready to resume in-person worship, online services will be available on Sunday at 9:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m., and Monday at 7:00 p.m. on Church Online, YouTube, and Facebook.

BIRTH-6TH RESERVATIONS     SERVING OPPORTUNITIES

GATHERING GUIDELINES

GENERAL PRECAUTIONS to be observed campus-wide

Masks: Masks are required for everyone ages 10+ in all shared spaces. There may be some exceptions for teachers or leaders in certain settings. Masks may be removed in the Worship Center during the sermon.

Social Distancing: Social distancing of at least 6 feet should be observed in all common areas, classrooms, and the Worship Center.

High-Risk Individuals: All individuals who fall within the high-risk groups, as defined by the CDC, are encouraged to stay home and worship online.

Touchless Greeting: Attendees should practice touchless greeting (no handshakes or hugs).

Hand Sanitizing Stations: Hand sanitizing stations are located at entrances to our buildings and throughout the campus.

Hand-to-Hand Items: No items will be passed among attendees at FBC Allen, including offering plates, print materials, or other worship items. There is an offering drop box available in the Rotunda.

Coffee/Drinks: Coffee is currently unavailable, and water fountains are out of service. Feel free to bring your own coffee/drink.

Sanitization: All touched surfaces in the Worship Center will be sanitized between our worship services. Bible Fellowship Group Rooms will be sanitized between gathering times.

PRESCHOOL AND CHILDREN'S MINISTRIES:

 
All General Precautions: Unless otherwise stated below, all general campus precautions apply.

Masks: Masks will be required for all staff and volunteers. Masks are required for children ages 10+. A mask is recommended, but not required, for children ages 3-9. Children ages 2 and under should not wear a mask.

Temperature: Everyone entering the children's and preschool areas will have their temperature taken upon arrival. This includes teachers, children, and parents/guardians.

Reservation/Check-In:  Preschool and children's classes are available by reservation only. Reservations open Sunday at noon and close Friday at noon. One parent will be allowed to drop off and pick up your child. Preschool security tags will be pre-printed and available alphabetically at the Preschool Welcome Desk. Parents will need to check-in their children (grades 1-6) at the Children's Welcome Desk.

Sanitization: Anyone entering the preschool or children's areas must use appropriate hand sanitization measures upon arrival. All program space, including classrooms and common areas, will be sanitized before and after use.

Food: Food may not be brought into the preschool or children's areas unless it is medically necessary for the child. Bottles for babies will be allowed in preschool classes. Snacks will be provided in a safe and controlled manner to preschoolers and children. Water will be provided in the classroom. Water fountains will be out of service. 

Class Materials: Each child will receive their own individual bag of supplies for their classroom use.

STUDENT MINISTRY:

All General Precautions: Unless otherwise stated below, all general campus precautions apply.

Check-In: Each student and adult will check in when they enter the Student Ministry area. Guests will provide basic information to be followed up with by the Student Ministry staff.

Set-Up: The Student Ministry spaces will provide appropriate social distancing measures.

Sanitization: Anyone entering the Student Ministry area must use appropriate hand sanitization measures upon arrival. All program space will be cleaned and sanitized before and after use.

Food: No food should be brought into the Student Ministry area or shared in the group.

ADULT GROUPS/CLASSES:

All General Precautions: Unless otherwise stated below, all general campus precautions apply. Masks will be required at all times while on campus.

Set-Up: Classrooms will be arranged or marked to encourage social distancing between parties.

Attendance: Classes will be encouraged to take attendance through the ShelbyNext app. Guest contact information should be completed via the Connect Card available on the My Sermon Notes app.

Food: No food should be served or shared in group settings. 

Even though you may be ready to jump back in, know others are not yet at that point. If we all keep that in mind, it will help us move forward as a church in this unprecedented season.