Membership Covenant

FBC Moultrie Membership Covenant

Each member of First Baptist Church commits to:

(a)   Protect the unity of the Church.

·         By acting in love and grace

·         By refusing to gossip

·         By supporting spiritual leaders

·         By believing the Bible and submitting to its authority

(Philippians 2:1-4; Ephesians 4:29; Hebrews 13:17; II Timothy 3:16-17)

(b)   Share the responsibility of the Church.

·         By faithfully praying for its growth

·         By inviting the unchurched to attend

·         By warmly welcoming those who visit

·         By connecting with and witnessing to unbelievers

(I Thessalonians 1:2; Luke 14:23; Romans 5:7; Matthew 4:19)

(c)   Serve the ministry of the Church.

·         By discovering gifts and talents

·         By being equipped to serve

·         By developing a servant’s heart

·         By involvement in a Church ministry

(I Peter 4:10-11; Ephesians 4:11-13; Matthew 20:25-27; Philippians 2:12-13)

(d)   Support the testimony of the Church.

·         By attending faithfully

·         By living a Godly life

·         By growing in the grace and knowledge of Jesus Christ

·         By obediently and joyfully giving tithes and offerings to the Lord

(Hebrews 10:24-25; Philippians 1:27; II Peter 3:18; II Corinthians 9:6-8