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Arrival/General Info

Where do I park?

We have several options available for parking. There will be some spots available on Putnam and Fourth Streets. We also use the Huntington Bank parking lot on Fourth Street, or there are parking lots located behind the church building.

Which doors do I enter?

Please enter at the corner of Fourth Street and Putnam Street (on the Fourth Street side). There will be a volunteer greeting you at the doors and guiding the entry process.

What time will the doors open?

The doors will open at 9:30 a.m. for a 10:00 a.m. worship service.

What time does worship begin?

Worship begins at 10:00 a.m. on Sundays.

Is there a pre-registration process?

At this time, there is no pre-registration process.

I have a large party. Will we be able to sit together?

While we continue to follow social distancing guidelines, we have several seating options to accommodate large parties within the sanctuary.

Do you have wheelchair access?

Yes! Our sanctuary is accessible via elevator. We have an accessible restroom located near the foyer.

Masks

Are masks required?

At this time, masks are not required for attendees of any age but may be worn on a voluntary basis. Masks are available at the check-in desk at no cost. As current conditions and guidelines change, this policy may be subject to change with or without notice.

Children/Nursery

What will my children do during worship?

We offer children's church for ages birth through five years old during worship. Children are also welcome to remain with their parents during worship. The children's/nursery check-in desk is located in the foyer.

Do you have a nursery?

We offer a nursery program during worship. Additionally, there is a changing station at the back of the sanctuary. If this is occupied, there is another changing station available in the accessible restroom near the foyer downstairs.

Live Stream

How can I access the live stream on Facebook?

Simply navigate to our Facebook page or specifically our live videos page at around 10:00am on Sunday. Once the live stream begins, it should be the first thing you see on that page. If you do not see the live stream start right at 10:00am, you may need to refresh the page by pressing the F5 key on your keyboard. If you still encounter problems, please contact our tech support and we will get back to you via email. You can find our live videos page on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/firstbaptistmarietta/live_videos/

I see the video playing on Facebook but do not hear any sound. How can I fix this?

First, make sure that your device (computer/phone/tablet) volume is unmuted and turned up. Once the live stream begins, Facebook defaults to having the sound off. You should be able to turn the sound on by locating and clicking on the fullscreen and/or unmute buttons, as shown in this screenshot:

 

Facebook Live sermon

 

How can I access the live stream on YouTube?

Simply navigate to our YouTube channel at around 10:00am on Sunday. Once the live stream begins, it should be the first thing you see on that page. If you do not see the live stream start right at 10:00am, you may need to refresh the page by pressing the F5 key on your keyboard. If you still encounter problems, please contact our tech support and we will get back to you via email. You can find our YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4yALCALXjvJ55_HN7drVig/

How can I access the live stream via the church website?

The live stream is not directly available on our website. Please see one of the previous questions for specific instructions for viewing our live stream on either our Facebook page or YouTube channel.

Who do I contact if I am having problems accessing the live stream?

Please use our handy form to contact our website technical support, and we will get back in touch with you via email! The contact form is located at http://firstbaptistmarietta.com/contact/contact_tech_support

Sunday School & Other Activities

Do you offer Sunday School?

We offer adult Sunday School following worship. Childcare is provided. Additionally, Youth Group for grades 6-12 meets at this time. Please sign up for text alerts or follow us on Facebook for updates and announcements regarding programming.

Communication/Announcements

How will announcements and updates be communicated?

Information and announcements will be communicated via the church’s Facebook page, as well as via text alert.

Where can I sign up to receive important text alerts?

We have a text alert signup page on our website where you can provide your name and phone number to enroll to receive important updates and announcements relevant to the life of our church.