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Each on-campus service is limited to 200 people to ensure social distancing. Please register below.


                    


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Worship Service for Sunday, May 31, 2020





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Worship Options
We are offering several options for worship:
  • In-person on campus at 9:00 a.m., doors open at 8:45,
  • In-person on campus at 11:00 a.m., doors open at 10:45
  • We will continue to share our pre-recorded online worship service videos each Sunday at 10:45 a.m. via YouTube, Facebook, and this webpage.

Register for On-Campus Services
To ensure social distancing, in-person gatherings will be limited to two hundred people. It will be essential for you to register. We want to avoid having to turn people away due to overcrowding. You will receive a confirmation email to the address you provide on the registration form.

                    



Facilities
  • The building has been deep cleaned and sanitized by DIS.IN.FX.
  • Between services, the pews, bathrooms, lobby area, and door handles will be sanitized. 

Honoring Others
Everyone will be excited to see one another and want to hug and shake hands. However, during this time, we encourage you to honor 6’ of social distancing.
  • Please try not to make physical contact with anyone except your immediate family members of your household.
  • We ask families to sit on every other pew as marked, with six feet between families.
  • We will have extra ushers to help people find open spots. Rushing Hall will be open as well.
  • We ask that you wear a mask to and from your seat. Also, our greeters will be wearing masks for your safety.
  • We strongly encourage the at-risk population to continue to attend online/remotely.
  • If you are symptomatic, or if you have been exposed to COVID-19 in the last two weeks, please attend online.
  • Once you are allowed to enter the building, we ask that you not congregate in the foyer or Sanctuary aisles. Please go straight to the Sanctuary, and find a seat. After you are seated, feel free to wave and talk from your seat to those who are around you. We encourage you to take a moment to pray for God to prepare your heart for worship and for God to bless the service with the power of the Holy Spirit.

Small Groups
We will not have Sunday morning small groups on campus while social distancing is in place. Most of our small groups do not have space in their rooms to spread six feet apart. Small groups may need to adjust their virtual meeting times to allow people to attend one of the on-campus worship services.   


Childcare
Starting June 21st, we will be offering childcare for 0-3 years during the 11:00 worship service. In the meantime, we want you to do what is best for your family to either stream at home or choose to have them with you in the Sanctuary. You can use our nursing/cry room (newborn-eighteen months) if you need it. If your children need a little more wiggle space, Rushing Hall will be open. We will have activity bags for each service, but feel free to bring something extra for them to do.


Responding to the Spirit
Due to social distancing, we will not be able to have people come forward for response time. However, if someone needs to talk after the service, we will do so with social distancing in another room. 


Dismissing
  • When the service is over, Pastor Brad will be dismissing you by sections to prevent large groups in the aisles. If you need to speak with a pastor after the service, you may remain in your pew until everyone is dismissed, and someone will come over to speak with you.
  • As you enter and exit the Sanctuary, you will be able to drop any offering into the grey boxes at the rear of the Sanctuary.
  • At the end of the services, the cleaning team will need to begin sanitizing the building. Thank you in advance for exiting the building as soon as possible.

At the moment, there are no plans for any on-campus, weekly Wednesday night activities for June.



Sermon Video/Audio

Sermon Online
We will continue to share a sermon video with announcements to this webpage at 10:45 each Sunday, as well as to our Facebook Page and YouTube Channel.

Listen to past sermons
Listen to audio recordings of Pastor Brad's sermons by clicking here.

No computer or smart phone?
If you do have a computer and/or smart phone but don't know how to access the sermons or other resources, please contact your small group leader or the church office for some help walking you through a few simple steps. We plan to provide a limited number of DVDs for those who don't have a computer or smart phone. Let your small group leader know you would like a DVD, and they can provide the office with a list of requests. We will notify leaders when they are available, and leaders can pick them up and help deliver them to homes.


 

Small Groups

Pastor Jared has already informed small group leaders of this adjustment, and each leader will determine the best option for his or her group. Please contact your leader to find out how your group will meet. Not yet connected with a Small Group? Contact Pastor Jared at jared@fbcnb.org or 830-625-9124 for recommendations.

Contact Info
Contact information is available to church members through our Breeze church membership database. Create your free account here using your email address. If you don't have a computer or smart phone, please call your Small Group leader or the church office at 830-625-9124 for information.

Digital Meetings
Virtual meeting options include Zoom, Skype, Google Hangouts, etc. Contact your Small Group Leader for help with whichever resource the group will use.

 


Resources
In addition to Pastor Brad's sermons, the following are available to you:

Bible Study Videos
RightNow Media is the "Netflix" of Bible study videos. Our church pays for a subscription to this service and makes it available for free to all members. Email Pastor Jared at jared@fbcnb.org to request an invitation to access the account. Once you receive the invitation email, you will be prompted to set up your own login credentials. Enter your email address and create a password for yourself. Enjoy!
BibleProject is another excellent free resource, full of insightful animated videos and printable resources.

Music for Worship
Pastor James will select several YouTube videos each week to help you worship wherever you are. Click here to access that weekly playlist, or you can peruse this more comprehensive playlist containing all the songs we have done at FBCNB over the past couple years.



Member Care

Deacons
All deacons have been asked to contact the families under their care.

Small Group Leaders
All leaders have been asked to contact their group members.

Office
The Church Office is also open, so you can call at 830-625-9124 if you need help or just want someone to pray with you.

Pastor On Duty
During non-business hours, you can call 830-542-2152 to leave a message for the pastor on duty.



Tithes and Offerings
There are multiple ways you can give to the church. Continued giving is important at this time, as we still have financial obligations.
Click here for instructions on the various ways to give.

Electronically
Online - Click here to give a one-time gift or set up and manage a recurring gift through our secure online giving service.
Your Bank - Click here for information regarding setting up an electronic payment through your bank.
Text-To-Give - Click here for instructions on how to use text giving (page 2)

Check
You can still mail your check or drop it by the church office.
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733 Cross St
New Braunfels, TX 78130



 

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