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Membership Covenant
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"As a member of the Moses Lake Seventh-day Adventist Church, by the Grace of God and through the power of the Holy Spirit ..."

1. I WILL PROTECT THE UNITY OF MY CHURCH (LOVE)

...By acting in love toward other members
"A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another." John 13: 34
...By following biblical guidelines for conflict resolution
"If your brother sins against you, go and discuss it alone." Matthew 18:15
...By refusing to gossip
"Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths..." Ephesians. 4:29
...By supporting the leaders
"Be responsive to your leaders..." Hebrews 13:17

2. I WILL SUPPORT THE TESTIMONY OF MY CHURCH (LIVE)

...By building Community
"Let us not give up the habit of meeting together..." Hebrews 10:25
...By joining a small group
"They broke bread in their homes...  praising God." Acts 2:46
...By living a godly life
"... make sure that your everyday life is worthy of the gospel of Christ." Philippians. 1:27
...By giving regularly
"A tenth of all your produce is the Lord's and it is holy." Leviticus 27:30

3. I WILL SERVE THE MINISTRY OF MY CHURCH (LEARN)

...By discovering my gifts and talents
"Serve one another with the particular gifts God has given each of you..." 1 Peter 4:10
...By being equipped to serve by my pastor
"Pastors and teachers are to prepare God's people for works of ministry..." Ephesians 4:11
...By developing a servant's heart
"Your attitude should be the same as that of Jesus Christ..." Philippians 2:3

4. I WILL SHARE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF MY CHURCH (LEAD)

...By praying for its growth
"We always thank God for you and pray for you constantly." 1 Thessalonians 1:2
...By inviting the unchurched to attend
"Go out to the roads and country lanes, and urge the people there to come ..." Luke 14:23
...By warmly welcoming those who visit
"So, warmly welcome each other into the church...." Romans 15:7

Member's Signature: __________________________________________

Pastor's Signature: ____________________________________________
Updated: Jan 29, 2012