MEMBERSHIP COVENANT

Having been led, as we believe, by the Spirit of God to receive the Lord Jesus Christ as our Savior, and on the profession of our faith, having been baptized in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, we do now in the presence of God and this assembly, most solemnly and joyfully enter into covenant with one another as one Body in Christ:

TO commit ourselves as members to honor, esteem, and love our staff and one another;

TO pray for each other constantly and to manifest tender regard for our reputation;

TO walk together in Christian love by the aid of the Holy Spirit; to strive for the advancement of this Church and its ministries; to promote its prosperity and spirituality; to sustain its worship, ordinances, discipline and doctrines;

TO contribute cheerfully and regularly to the support of the ministry, the expenses of the Church, the relief of those in need, and the spread of the gospel throughout all nations; and to manage all the resources God has entrusted to us in such a way that He is glorified;

TO encourage family and private devotions; to educate our children religiously; to seek the salvation of our relatives, friends, neighbors and associates;

TO walk worthy of our calling in the world; to be just in our dealings, faithful to engagements and exemplary in our department; to avoid malicious use of the tongue; to keep our testimonies above reproach; and to be zealous in our efforts to advance the kingdom of our Savior;

TO seek to identify, develop and utilize my spiritual gift(s) and abilities; and to seek a place of service within the body, with the support and affirmation of the body;

TO watch over one another in brotherly love; to aid each other in sickness and distress; to cultivate Christian sympathy in feelings and Christian courtesy in speech; to be slow to take offense but always ready for reconciliation and, mindful of scriptural guidelines, to secure it without delay; and

TO pledge that when we move from this place, we will unite with some other church where we can carry out the spirit of this covenant and the principles of God's Word.

To commit to and seek ways to accomplish without fail, our ministry vision.