. FBCC Policies & Procedures



First Baptist Church Chataignier
Herein known as: "F.B.C.C."

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MISSIONS COORDINATOR
The missions coordinator will lead the effort to maintain a comprehensive missions program in the church and is responsible for exploring missions opportunities, keeping the church informed regarding potential and ongoing missions involvement and serving as a liaison between the church and missionaries.

Ministry Area or Department: Missions
Position: Missions coordinator
Accountable To: Pastor
Ministry Target: Local, national, world missionaries and non Christians
Position Is: Volunteer
Position May Be Filled By: Church member
Minimum Maturity Level: Stable maturing Christian
Spiritual Gifts: Administration, Pastor / Shepherd, Evangelism, Giving, Mercy showing
Talents or Abilities Desired: Good communication skills, Able to research, locate, validate, and follow up on missions projects opportunities and needs
Best Personality Traits: Committed, Compassionate, Analyst, Dependable, Expresser
Passion For: Supporting and encouraging missionaries and evangelizing the lost throughout the world
Length of Service Commitment: Two years minimum

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Child Protection Policy


General Purpose Statement

First Baptist Church Chataignier, hereafter referred as: FBCC seeks to provide a safe and secure environment for the children who participate in our programs and activities. By implementing the below practices, our goal is to protect the children of FBCC from incidents of misconduct or inappropriate behavior while also protecting our staff and volunteers (workers) from false accusations.

Definitions

For purposes of this policy, the terms “child” or “children” include all persons under the age of eighteen (18) years. The term “worker” includes both paid and volunteer persons who work with children.

Selection of Workers

All persons who desire to work with the children participating in our programs and activities will be screened. This screening includes the following:

  1. Six Month Rule
  2. Written Application
  3. Personal Interview
  4. Reference Checks
  5. Criminal Background Check
  6. Two Adult Rule
  7. Responding to Allegations of Child Abuse

You May Also Want to Consider the Following Provisions Regarding Child Protection


  1. The Team will appoint qualified persons as drivers.
  2. The Team will be responsible for all rules and regulations regarding the vehicles such as conduct on the van, speed limits, "F.B.C.C." groups using the vehicles for non-"F.B.C.C." related activities.
  3. The chairman of the Team will suggest a responsible person for the general upkeep and maintenance of the vehicle.
  4. The Team will report to the "F.B.C.C." of any major maintenance problems or repairs that need to be taken care of.


  1. The use of vehicles for transportation to and from worship services at (FBCC) shall have top priority over any alternate use.
  2. The use of vehicles for group transportation to functions other than worship services at FBCC is permitted provided the activity is sponsored by the "F.B.C.C." or is a ministry of the "F.B.C.C.".
  3. The use of alcoholic beverages, controlled substances (Drugs) and tobacco are not permitted on in the vehicles at any time.
  4. Adequate supervision is required on trips. It is the responsibility of the Trip Sponsor to secure adequate supervision.
  5. The person in charge shall be the driver unless otherwise directed or agreed upon.
  6. Any group using the van is responsible for having it cleaned. Clean the entire vehicle.


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  1. Funeral Policy - Policies and Procedures of: First Baptist church Chataignier [herein known as"F.B.C.C."]
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  3. Funerals are to be scheduled with the Senior Pastor.
  4. "F.B.C.C." members and their immediate family members (father, mother, child, spouse) may use the "F.B.C.C." facilities at no cost.
  5. NON "F.B.C.C." members shall obtain approval of "F.B.C.C." Senior Pastor and /or Leadership Team for use of "F.B.C.C." facilities for funerals and/or wakes.
  6. The nursery area will not be opened unless special arrangements are made by the family of the deceased 48 hours in advance of the Funeral and/or wake.
  7. The family of the deceased will be responsible for the music provided.
  8. The family of the deceased shall close the wake by 8:00 p.m.
  9. F.B.C.C. Custodian will be responsible for locking all doors and making sure all lights are out.
  10. No smoking, alcohol or drugs allowed on "F.B.C.C." grounds.
  11. If an outside pastor is asked by family members of the deceased to participate in the services, he must be of like faith and order, otherwise, he must be approved by "F.B.C.C." Senior Pastor and/or Leadership Team.

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  1. General "F.B.C.C." Policies - Policies and Procedures of: First Baptist church Chataignier [herein known as"F.B.C.C."]
  2. No activities, which charge admission, may be scheduled for "F.B.C.C." facilities.
  3. Due to the lack of recreation facility, recreational activities not related to the "F.B.C.C." program may not be scheduled for existing "F.B.C.C." facilities.
  4. Funerals and Weddings are to be scheduled with the pastor.
  5. No outside activity may occur simultaneously with "F.B.C.C." services.
  6. Certain equipment may be used/borrowed (by "F.B.C.C." members only) for non-"F.B.C.C." related activities with permission of the appropriate Team.
  7. All other "F.B.C.C." equipment
  8. The use of alcoholic beverages, controlled substances (Drugs) and tobacco are not permitted on F.B.C.C. property.
  9. Weddings and baby showers sponsored by ladies of the "F.B.C.C." for members of the "F.B.C.C." or someone who is marrying a member may be held at the "F.B.C.C.".
  10. Supervision of Youth, Students, Children, or anyone 18 years of age and under
  11. Food or Drink not permitted in the sanctuary at any time.
  12. Dress Code: For junior high age and above:
  13. Non-"F.B.C.C." related items are not to be sold at "F.B.C.C." (i.e. – school organization sales, girl scout cookies, etc.) See “Policies Regarding Fund Raising”.
  14. Paid Employee Classifications:

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  • The Leadership Team is made up of the following members:
  • "F.B.C.C." Officers:
    • Ministerial Staff:
      • Gary Mitchell - Senior Pastor
      • Bob Courville - Worship Pastor (Music)
      • Brian Courville - Associate Worship Pastor (Music)
      • Vacant - Youth Pastor
    • Deacons:
      • Pat Simon - Chairman
      • Mike Conner
      • Wesley Lavergne
      • Bob Courville
      • Sonny Mitchell (inactive)
      • Arthur Courville (inactive)
    • Trustees:
      • Pat Simon
      • Mika Fontenot
      • Barbara Fontenot
    • "F.B.C.C." Clerk -
      • Elizabeth "Liz" Cart
    • "F.B.C.C." Treasurer -
      • Ju Fontenot
  • Sunday School Director:
    • Charmane Richard
  • At Large Members:
    • Rose Gaspard
    • Mike Fontenot
    • Toby Delahousse
  • At Large Members shall consist of three active members to be elected annually by the "F.B.C.C." after recommendation by the Nominating Team, to serve until their successors are elected.
  • At Large Leadership Team Members shall serve one year and shall be eligible to serve additional terms if elected by the "F.B.C.C." in succeeding years.

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