Worship service guidelines

When attending the service there are a few guidelines we ask that you follow:


Face mask – Given the new guidelines by the Governor, all those attending the services this weekend will be required to wear a face mask. All greeters and ushers will also be in face masks. We will have a few face masks on hand, but it would be best for you to bring your own.

 

Entrance – We will limit the number of doors opened. We will have doors open on both sides of the Visitors center and ask that you enter and exit through those doors only.

 

Seating – You will notice the chairs are spaced out to accommodate the distance needed. Please do not move any chairs. You will notice areas that will work for large and smaller numbers of family members. Please do not move any of the chairs. The balcony will be made available but the access to it will be limited to using the stairs in the Worship Center. We ask that when you exit the balcony that you come down those stairs and exit through the back doors into the Visitor Center.

 

Bathrooms – We are planning to have a shorter than normal service, therefore, we are asking, if possible, that you not use the bathrooms here at the church. Yet, if there is a need, they will be available for use.

 

Hand Sanitizer – there will be 3 hand sanitizing stations available.

Worship Folder and Sermon Outlines – This is a change! The guidelines prohibit us from passing out Worship Folders and Sermon Outlines but there will be on the table as you enter Worship Folder’s and Sermon outlines available for you to pick up if you desire.

 

No one with a fever or symptoms of COVID -19 or known exposure to COVID-19 case in the prior 14 days is permitted to attend the service or be in the building.

 

Offering – There will be an opportunity at the end of the service as you leave to place your offering in an offering plate.

At this time there will be no other classes offered. Until further notice, children who attend with their parents will need to sit with their family. Part of the guidelines requires that families sit together when attending a service. Parents who have small children may not feel comfortable bringing them to church. We absolutely understand and support your decision.


Visitor information

Thank you for visiting Southside Baptist Church. We greatly appreciate you making the decision to come and worship with us today. We pray that your time with us has been a blessing, and we would love to get to know you better. Please take the time to complete our visitor information card by clicking the button below. Again, we want to thank you for choosing Southside, and we look forward to seeing you again soon!

Welcome.

We're glad you are interested in Southside and we look forward to having you as our guest soon. Our mission is to see people surrender to the lordship of Jesus Christ, become like Him through discipleship, and answer the call of the Great Commission to carry His message.

When you arrive...
You will be welcomed by our friendly greeters and ushers. Please visit the Welcome Center and fill out a Yellow Visitor Card.  You can leave it with a volunteer or place it in the offering plate.  We will be happy to assist you with any questions you may have.



Where can I send my kids?

Our goal in children's and youth ministry at Southside is to partner with            parents to produce spiritually mature adults. We encourage everyone to  attend an age-appropriate Sunday School class or Life Group and attend the worship gathering together. Childcare (nursery) is provided for children from birth to Pre-K.



Is Southside a safe church?

All of our adults who work with children and students (birth through 18 years old) are members of Southside for at least 6 months, apply for the position, interview with a staff member, receive a criminal background check, complete C.A.R.E. training to protect themselves and our children, and are always in a room with another adult.

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