At Living Hope we believe in meaningful membership, in which people make a commitment to each other to grow and serve together in Biblical community for the sake of the gospel of Jesus.
Requirements for Membership at Living Hope include:
-being a follower of Jesus Christ, having been baptized following conversion.
-attending our Membership Classes (usually a four week class held on Sunday mornings)
-completing Membership paperwork, including a personal testimony of salvation through Christ, and signing the Membership Covenant
Through the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus, the Lord has rescued me from my sin and his wrath.
I have placed my faith in Jesus Christ, repented of my sin, and been baptized into the church.
I now joyfully covenant with Living Hope, through the power of the Holy Spirit, to center my life on the gospel, embrace community and live on mission in the following ways:
*Gathering regularly and consistently with the church for worship and service
*Submitting to the authority of Christ and our elders, always seeking to maintain unity
*Engaging with God through His word and prayer
*Practicing the discipline and grace of giving
*Embracing a shared life through meaningful relationships in a small group
*Encouraging and advising each other with the truth of God’s word
*Serving the body of Living Hope with joy
*Partnering for the spread of the gospel
*Sharing the hope of the gospel with others
*Remembering and caring for the poor, vulnerable and hopeless
*Serving others in my community, my city, and the world
*Praying, going and sending for the advancement of the gospel among the nations