First Baptist Church Garner Building Usage Request Form - Governmental or non-profit groups
Please read before completing form:
To reserve any of the rooms/facilities on the church campus for governmental or non-profit groups, a BUILDING USAGE REQUEST FORM must be submitted for each event BEFORE a space can be reserved.


Once this form has been submitted, we will check availability and will contact you if there are any questions, and will notify you that your reservation has been CONFIRMED.


$100 security deposit (Deposit is returned after event once key is returned and facility approved as in stated policy.
A check made payable to First Baptist Church Garner must be received PRIOR to your confirmed event.

$200 required fee for combined use of gym and kitchen
A check made payable to designated kitchen committee member must be received PRIOR to your confirmed event.

Use of church facilities by nonprofit and governmental groups is subject to a use and maintenance fee of $200.00 to pay for the upkeep of church facilities.

Please mail your payment (for CONFIRMED reservations) to:
First Baptist Church Garner
Attn: Building Usage Request
601 St. Mary's St.
Garner, NC 27529

Contact Name *
Name of governmental/non-profit group *
Also indicate whether governmental agency or non-profit group. (example: Town of Garner - Governmental)
Contact E-mail *
Contact Cell Phone *
Date of Event *
Number of people attending *
Information on Times
* Set-up for the event is NOT to take place during the following times
unless arrangements are made in advance with designated staff.
- Regular church activities (Sunday 9:00 am - 1:30 pm and Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
- Weekday preschool hours (Monday-Friday (9:00 am - 1:30 pm)
- Afterschool program hours (Monday-Friday 2:30 pm - 6:00 pm)
- Track out camp (as scheduled)
- Summer camp (7:30 am - 6:00 pm)
Entrance Time *
Exit Time *
Description of Event *
Do your event plans include providing childcare: *
If yes, groups must request and receive approval for providing childcare during their event. If the request is approved, any adult supervising children, other than the child’s parent or legal guardian, must pass a criminal background screening. Proof of background checks must be provided to the church office, or a background check may be obtained through FBC Garner for a fee of $15.00 per background screening.
Room(s) Requested *
I affirm that:
I understand that the church does not allow its facilities to be used in a way that contradicts its statement of faith or by persons or groups holding beliefs that contradict the church’s statement of faith.

To the best of my knowledge the purpose for which I am requesting use of church facilities will not contradict the church’s statement of faith, and I commit to promptly disclose any potential conflict for which I am aware or become aware to the church staff.

I am not aware of any beliefs that are professed by me or the organization I represent and which is requesting use of the church’s facilities that contradict the beliefs of the church. I agree to promptly disclose any potential conflicts in belief to the church staff.

I understand that upon approval of my facilities use request, I will need to provide a security deposit in the amount of $100.00, a certificate of insurance for at least $1,000,000.00 of coverage (if applicable), and any other fees required by the church.

I understand that the church does not allow its facilities to be generally available to the public, and that my use of these facilities is subject to the pastor’s approval, which is conditioned in part on my agreement to the requirements in the “Church Facility Use Policy,” a copy of which I have read and understood.

I understand that I will be responsible for any damages to the church facilities resulting from this proposed use of facilities.

The church believes disputes are to be worked out between parties without recourse to the courts. See, generally, Matthew Chapter 18 and 1 Corinthians Chapter 6. Accordingly, users of the facility agree to attempt resolution through Christian mediation, and failing that to submit to binding arbitration through the American Arbitration Association, or any other mutually acceptable arbitration service.

I, the undersigned, do hereby absolve First Baptist Church of Garner from any liability for any injury incurred during the usage of said facilities. I understand the security deposit will be forfeited in part or in whole if damages are incurred during usage or the facility is left unclean and I agree to pay for any damages and/or cleaning charges that exceed the deposit amount.
By entering my electronic signature below, I affirm that I have read and agree to the terms of this agreement and the "Church Facility Use Policy" at: *
[Office use only]
Approved ___________ Declined ___________

Date ____________________________ By _________________________________
(staff person)
Fees submitted:
Security deposit (for personal use) $_______________ Check # __________________________

Kitchen use (for personal use) $_______________ Check # __________________________
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