Church Membership

Any person may offer himself or herself as a candidate for membership in this church at any scheduled worship service or meeting of the church.  All such candidates shall be counseled by the pastor, deacons, and/or other church appointed person concerning church membership.  Persons may become members of this church in any of the following ways:

–By profession of faith and baptism according to policies of this church.

–By a letter of recommendation from another Baptist church and having been baptized by immersion as an act of obedience symbolizing the believer’s faith in Christ Jesus.

–By statement of prior conversion experience and having been baptized by immersion as an act of obedience symbolizing the believer’s faith in Christ Jesus when a letter from another Baptist church is not obtainable.

Qualified candidates for church membership shall be presented to the church for acceptance into membership by the church clerk at a business meeting.