What to expect when visiting a new church can be intimidating: What should I wear? Where do I park? Where do my kids go?
We understand the many thoughts that can come from visiting a new church, so we want you to feel completely comfortable when you visit.
What should I wear?
We want you to feel comfortable. After all, we are thrilled that you’re joining us and want you to be more focused on the service than what you’re wearing. In the summertime, it’s not uncommon to see people wearing sandals, shorts, and a shirt. Others prefer to still put on their “Sunday best,” and that’s fine too! We think you’ll fit in no matter how you dress.
Where do my children go at 10:00 a.m.?
We have Nursery-Preschool Classes for your child(ren) Infant through 5 year olds. For older children, Orchard’s Kidz Church is the perfect place for your children 1st through 5th grade to go while you attend service. The kids remain in the main service through the time of music worship. Afterward, the children will be dismissed to go to Kidz Church. If you would like your child(ren) to go to Kidz Church, please follow your child(ren) to our Guest Services area in the main lobby of the church. Your children will be checked in using a three part sticker system. One sticker is place on your child(ren), one is placed on any belongings and the last part is given to you.
For the safety and security of your child(ren), it is important that you keep track of your receipt sticker. Your child(ren) will only be given to the person who has the third part of the sticker, matching that of your child(ren).
Am I expected to put money in the offering?
If you are visiting with us, we don’t expect you to put money in the offering — you are welcome to just let it pass you by. If you consider Orchard your church home, we’d love for you to prayerfully consider giving to Orchard. Giving is one way of worshipping God and providing for the needs in His ministry. You can give by check or cash during the service.
I have hearing and/or visual problems. Is there any special assistance?
Yes! For those who are hearing impaired, we have special hearing devices that you can wear that will allow you to control the volume. If you think this would be beneficial to you, pick one up at the sound booth … or just ask at the Guest Services.
For those who are visually impaired, we have a large projection screen in the main auditorium that we believe will help you see the sermon and bible texts.