Frequently Asked Questions

First Baptist of Clemson has a warm, welcoming, and diverse membership. If you need to learn more about following Christ or if you are looking for a new church home, you are welcome here. Below are some frequently asked questions and answers which may be of interest to you. If you have additional questions, we would be happy to hear from you.

Where is the church located? The church is located at 397 College Avenue, Clemson, SC 29631.  Click here for a map. The office entrance and welcome center is located off Sloan Street and is adjacent to the City Parking Deck.

Where do I park? Free parking is available in the City Parking Deck on weekends and evenings after 5:00pm. Parking is also available in the church parking lot behind the church and in various locations along College Avenue. Free parking is also arranged in the City Parking Deck for special events such as funerals and weddings. Below you will find a photo of how the back entrance and parking deck looks.

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When are the service times? Sunday School – 9:15am (classes are meeting via ZOOM and in person), Sunday Worship – 10:30am (we are gathering in-person in our sanctuary and live stream via our website, Facebook, and YouTube), Thursday Cooperative Student Fellowship Dinner and Worship – 6:00pm.

What is the worship style? Our traditional worship is vibrant with creative elements, spiritual depth, and an engaging preaching style. Music is led by various choirs, piano, organ, and the FBC Instrumental Ensemble (orchestral instruments). Communion by intinction (at front of church) is offered the first Sunday of each month and is offered to all who will receive Christ. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, communion is provided in prepackaged individual servings.

Can I join worship online? Yes!  We have an online worship ministry.  You may join in worship via our live streaming on our website, Facebook page, or YouTube channel each Sunday morning.  Past services are also available for viewing.  Click here to view worship online.

How do I become a member of First Baptist Clemson? All are welcome and invited to join our family of faith. You may become a member by: (1) Professing faith in Christ and requesting baptism by immersion; (2) Transfer of letter from another church; (3) Statement of previous membership in another church providing membership in that church required profession of faith in Christ and some form of baptism. Please contact one of our ministers if you are interested in joining.

Do I have to be a member to participate? Certainly not; however, being a member allows greater connections to the life of the church and offers the opportunity to share your voice in governance through Ministry Teams and Councils. 

Is a nursery available, and if so, where is it located? Yes, the nursery is available on the first floor in the education wing. Greeters will always be available to help you find your way.

Are young children welcome in worship? Yes, all children are welcome in worship. Nursery is also an option for children 3 years and younger. Worship activities are provided for children, 4 years and older, as they worship with their families. Following a children’s message, children 4 years old to 2nd grade, may choose to continue worshipping through crafts and games in our Children’s Chapel.

What are the Bible study opportunities for children? Our Pre-School, Elementary Children (Grades 1-5), Middle School Students (Grades 6-8), and High School School Students (Grades 9-12) gather each week for Sunday School at 9:30am and Wednesday Evening Activities at 6:15pm.

What are the opportunities for college students? CSF [Cooperative Student Fellowship] is the College Ministry organization at First Baptist Clemson. Thursday evening gatherings include student-led worship, open discussion, and a [free] dinner as well. Also available are Bible studies, Sunday Morning Breakfast & Fellowship, Missions, Retreats and Trips, Socials, Music Opportunities, and Monthly Sunday Luncheons.

Address

397 College Avenue

Clemson, SC 29631

Office Hours

Mon-Fri: 8:00-4:30

Contact Us

Office Phone: 864-654-2347

Email: fbccsc@aol.com