Standing on the Word, Lifting Up the Lord

Faith & Church Covenant

Church Covenant

Having, as we trust, been brought by divine grace to repent and believe in the Lord Jesus Christ and to give up ourselves to Him, and having been baptized upon our profession of faith, in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, we do now, relying on His gracious aid, solemnly and joyfully renew our covenant with each other.

  • We will work and pray for the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. – Ephesians 4:1-6
  • We will walk together in brotherly love, as becomes the members of a Christian church, exercise an affectionate care and watchfulness over each other and faithfully admonish and entreat one another as occasion may require. – Colossians 3:12-16
  • We will not forsake the assembling of ourselves together, nor neglect to pray for ourselves and others. – Hebrews 10:24-25; James 5:16
  • We will endeavor to bring up such as may at any time be under our care, in the nurture and admonition of the Lord, and by a pure and loving example to seek the salvation of our family and friends. – Ephesians 6:1-4
  • We will rejoice at each other’s happiness and endeavor with tenderness and sympathy to bear each other’s burdens and sorrows. – Romans 15:15; Galatians 6:1-4; Hebrews 13:3
  • We will seek, by divine aid, to live carefully in the world, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, remembering that we have been placed into Christ’s death and raised to walk in the newness of life. – Romans 6:1-5; Titus 2:11-13
  • We will work together for the continuance of a faithful evangelical ministry in this church, as we sustain its worship, ordinances, discipline, and doctrines. – Matthew 28:19-20; Acts 1:8 and 2:41-47
  • We will contribute cheerfully and regularly to the support of the ministry, the expenses of the church, the relief of the poor, and the spread of the gospel to all nations. – Acts 4:32-35; 1 Corinthians 9:14 and 16:1-4