Policies

REFUND/RETURN POLICY

All donations to The First Baptist Church of the City of Washington, DC are non-refundable.  Occasionally, event tickets are sold.  Ticket purchases are refundable up to 48 hours of the event.  If the event is cancelled for any reason, a 100% refund will be issued.  FBC often requests a donation for meals served for weekly church activities.  Meal purchases are non-refundable.  If the meal is cancelled for any reason, a 100% refund will be issued.

CONDITIONS OF USE

Use of the FBC’s website constitutes agreement to our terms of use. We encourage you to review the following information carefully.

TRADEMARKS
FBC and other marks indicated on our site are trademarks owned exclusively by The First Baptist Church of the City of Washington, DC .  The use of these trademarks and trade dress is prohibited if used in connection with the sale of any product that is not FBC's, in any manner that seeks to disparages or discredit FBC or in any manner that may cause confusion among our members.

COPYRIGHT
All content on this website is the exclusive property of The First Baptist Church of the City of Washington, DC.  Said content includes text, graphics, logos, icons, images, audio and video clips, digital downloads, and software. Our content is protected by United States and international copyright laws and we reserve all rights contained therein. In case of dispute or infringement, we will rigorously defend our rights to this material.

PROTECTING YOUR ACCOUNT
Some portions of this website permit username and passwords to be used. You are responsible for protecting your unique username and password and you agree to be responsible for all activities performed under your user account.

LICENSE AND SITE ACCESS
The First Baptist Church of the City of Washington, DC grants you (the user) a limited license to access and make personal use of this website. This license does not include the right to download any material (other than routine page caching), modify any material, or any portion thereof, without the express written consent of The First Baptist Church of the City of Washington, DC.  This license excludes the download or collection of logos, product descriptions, pricing, text, graphics, audio and video clips, and/or copying account information. This website or any portion of this website may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without express written permission of The First Baptist Church of the City of Washington, DC. You are prohibited from using meta tags or any other hidden text utilizing FBC's name or trademarks without the express written consent of The First Baptist Church of the City of Washington, DC. Any unauthorized use of this websites voids the limited license granted by The First Baptist Church of the City of Washington, DC.

CONTENT SUBMITTED BY SITE USERS
If you do post content to this site or otherwise submit material (including, but not limited to, photographs and comments), you grant The First Baptist Church of the City of Washington, DC and its affiliates a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such content throughout the world in any media. By your submission you represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content that you post; that the content is accurate; that use of the content you supply does not violate this policy and will not cause injury to any person or entity; and that you will indemnify The First Baptist Church of the City of Washington, DC or its affiliates for all claims resulting from content you supply. First Baptist Church of the City of Washington, DC reserves the right to remove any content at our sole discretion.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
This site is provided by The First Baptist Church of the City of Washington, DC on an "as is" and "as available" basis.  The First Baptist Church of the City of Washington, DC makes no warranties, either expressed or implied, as to the operation of the site or the content contained therein. You expressly agree that your use of www.firstbaptistdc.org is at your own risk.
The First Baptist Church of the City of Washington, DC cannot warrant that this site, our servers, or email communications affiliated with the use of this website, are free from viruses. The First Baptist Church of the City of Washington, DC will not be responsible for any damages of any kind resulting from use of this website, including but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, and consequential damages.

APPLICABLE LAW
By visiting www.firstbaptistdc.org.com, you agree that the laws of the state of Washington, DC without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern these Conditions of Use and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and The First Baptist Church of Washington, DC.

CHANGES IN POLICY

The First Baptist Church of the City of Washington, DC reserves the right to modify, alter, delete and update these policies at any time we see fit. Such alterations do not nullify our rights if infringements or breaches occurred under a pervious version of these conditions.

THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF THE CITY OF WASHINGTON, DC STATEMENT OF PRIVACY

FBC is committed to protecting your privacy. This Statement of Privacy applies to The First Baptist Church of the City of Washington, DC Web site and governs data collection and usage at all FBC sites and services; it does not apply to other online or offline sites, products or services. Please read the FBC Statement of Privacy. FBC is a general audience web site, intended for users of all ages. Personal information of all users is collected, used and disclosed as described in this Statement of Privacy.

COLLECTION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

As an E-commerce Web site, FBC collects personal information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Information collected by FBC is used solely for the purpose of recording donations and when relevant, recording purchases of event tickets or other offerings, as well as for billing and shipping purposes. FBC does not collect any information about your computer hardware and software.FBC encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from FBC so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. We are not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the FBC Web site.

USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

FBC and its operational service partners collect and use your personal information to process  donations and when relevant, recording purchases of event tickets or other offerings. It is possible that FBC may also use personal information to inform you of other events or services available from FBC and its affiliates. FBC may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.FBC does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. FBC may contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your personal information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party.We occasionally hire other companies to provide limited services on our behalf, such as handling the processing and delivery of mailings, providing customer support, processing transactions, or performing statistical analysis of our services. We will only provide those companies the personal information they need to deliver the service. They are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information and are prohibited from using that information for any other purpose.FBC does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.FBC may access and/or disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on FBC or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of FBC, including its Web site; or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of FBC or the public.Personal information collected on this site may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which FBC or its affiliates, subsidiaries or agents maintain facilities, and by using this site, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country. FBC abides by the safe harbor framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of data from the European Union.

CONTROL OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

FBC offers its members and site visitors choices for the collection, use and sharing of personal information. You may go notify us of your preferences by emailing [ This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ]. Please be sure to provide complete account information so we can identify you in our records.You may also stop the delivery of future promotional e-mail from FBC by responding directly to any email you receive with a request to remove you from the mailing list.

SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

FBC is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. For example, we store the personal information you provide on computer systems with limited access that are located in controlled facilities. When we transmit highly confidential information (such as a credit card number) over the Internet, we use a secure payment gateway so your information is protected.

CHANGES TO THIS STATEMENT

FBC will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. If there are material changes to this Statement or in how FBC will use your personal information, FBC will prominently post such changes prior to implementing the change.  FBC encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how FBC is protecting your information.

weekly sermons

worship times

Worship Times

CHURCH SCHOOL 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

SUNDAY SERVICE 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Valet parking service is available at the "O" Street entrance to the Education Building and at the garage ramp

MOSAIC Saturday,
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

this week in worship

17th Sunday After Pentecost

World Communion Sunday

October 5, 2014

Sermon Title:  "What Does God Owe Us?"
Texts: Isaiah 5:7; Matthew 21:42-43

Rev. Dr. Stan Hastey preaching

 

Scriptures

Isaiah 5:1-7

Psalm 19

Philippians 3:4b-14

Matthew 21:33-46

 

Music

Lawrence P. Schreiber, Organist-Choirmaster

 

 

PRELUDE:

"Meditation"

Leo Sowerby

 

INTROIT:

"Come Sing, O Church, in Joy!"

Darwall

 

GRADUAL:

"Many Tables"

Fred Gramann

Text by Fred Gramann

Deborah Miller, Soprano

The Chancel Choir

 

OFFERTORY:

"Sarabande"

Arcangelo Corelli

 

 

POSTLUDE:

"The Heavens Declare God's Glory (Psalm 19)

Benedetto Marcello

 

 

 


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