At Grace Baptist Church, we hold Church Membership in high regard as we believe that the Bible does as well. Our desire is for our members to be biblically functioning members and serving God’s church as it is a key part of their sanctification.
qualify for membership in this church, a person must be a believer in Jesus
gives evidence of regeneration
has been baptized by immersion, in obedience to
Christ following his or her conversion and profession
wholeheartedly believes in the Christian faith as revealed in the Bible.
member will agree to submit to the teaching of Scripture as expressed in the
Statement of Faith and will pledge to keep the commitments expressed in the
pastor shall be responsible for determining each person’s qualification for
membership. In making this
determination, the pastor may rely on a person’s profession of faith, or such
other evidence as the pastor deems appropriate.
to join Grace Baptist Church
Request an appointment with
the Pastor or Chairman of the Deacons, expressing a desire to unite with our
During this appointment (at
whatever time is best for you) you will be provided our Statement of Faith and
a packet of information about our church.
You will also be given ample opportunity to ask questions about our doctrinal
beliefs and church policies.
consideration, and believing that God would have you to unite with our church,
during any invitation and response time in the worship service, you may come
forward and express your desire for membership to our Pastor. He will be waiting for you, and will present
you to the congregation.
IMPORTANT! Those persons sixteen years or younger please
to be prepared to have a parent or guardian speak to the Pastor before you join
Grace Baptist Church.