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



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:

Gospel

*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

Community

*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

Mission

*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