Colonial Heights Baptist Church Building Usage Policy Statement of Policy In scheduling the usage of CH Baptist facilities, priority is given in the following order: 1) Regularly scheduled church programs 2) Activities/events for small groups and ministries of CH Baptist 3) Ministry partnerships of CH Baptist 4) Members of CH Baptist for weddings, funerals, etc. 5) Church facilities are intended primarily for the use of church ministries. For community organizations that benefit CH Baptist, the Staff may permit usage on an occasional, rather than regular, basis with prior approval. Facilities are not available for parties, fund raising, political campaigns, etc. The CH Baptist Wedding Coordinator must schedule all weddings. Wedding application forms are available from the Church Office. Wedding Coordinator Information Sheets are available in the church office. All forms are submitted to the Wedding Coordinator. Weddings are not calendared until the appropriate forms are completed. We cannot schedule events that last beyond _____ pm on Saturdays, as we must prepare for our Sunday morning worship services.
Procedures for Other Events (not including weddings and funerals) ¨ Complete the Event Request form and submit it to the Church Office. Usage of the facility will be determined based on our order of priorities (see above) and the order of the requests received. Secure a key for the facility from the Office Manager, if a key is necessary for the event. Please ensure that the key is returned after the event. Arrive early to set up the room for the needs of your group. Clean and set the room back to its original condition (a chart will be provided.) Before leaving, turn off all lights and lock all doors, unless other events are going on.
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Conduct must be respectful of our Christian environment. The only rooms a group should access are those reserved for the group. Children must be under the control of their parents or adults at all times. Smoking and the use of alcoholic beverages are not permitted.