Membership Covenant


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Membership Covenant

  1. 1. MEMBERSHIP COVENANTHaving received Christ as my Lord and Savior and being in agreement with Hope Aglowsstructure, strategy, vision, purpose and mission statement, strategy, and structure I now feelled by the Holy Spirit to unite with Hope Aglow Empowerment Centers church family. Indoing so, I commit myself to God and to the other members to do the following: 1. I will protect the unity of the church:  By acting in love toward other members  By refusing to gossip  By following the leaders"But, speaking the truth in love may grow up in all things into Him who is the head-Christ."(Ephesians 4:15).Have “unfeigned love of the brethren, see that ye love one another with a pure heartfervently” (1 Peter 1:22)."Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful forbuilding others up according to their needs" (Ephesians 4:29). “Obey them (your leaders) that have the rule and submit yourselves (to their authority). For they watch for your souls, as they that must give account, that they may do it with joy, and not with grief; for that is unprofitable for you (no advantage to you)" (Hebrews 13:17). 2. I will share the responsibility of my church:  By praying for its growth  By inviting the un-churched to attend  By warmly welcoming those who visitTo the church-“We give thanks to God always for you all, making mention of you in ourprayers (remembering and praying for you constantly)"(1 Thessalonians 1:1-2)."And the Lord (The Master) said unto the servant, Go out unto the highways (roads) andhedges (country lanes) and compel (urge) them (the people) to come in that my house may befull" (Luke 14:23)."Wherefore receive one another (warmly welcome each other into the church) as Christ alsoreceived us to the glory of God (just as Christ has warmly welcomed you; then God will beglorified)" (Romans 15:7).
  2. 2. 3. I will serve the ministry of my church:  By discovering my gifts and talents  By being equipped to serve by my pastors  By developing a servants heart"Serve one another with the particular gifts God has given each of you" (1 Peter 4:10)"And He himself gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, and somepastors and teachers, for the equipping of the saints for the work of ministry, for the edifyingof the body of Christ.” (Ephesians 4:11-12)"Each of you should look not only to your own interests, but also to the interests of others.Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus: who (took on) the very nature of aservant" (Philippians 2:4). 4. I will support the testimony of my church:  By attending faithfully  Living a godly life  By giving regularly in tithe and offerings"Let us not give up meeting together…but let us encourage one another" (Hebrews 10:25)"Whatever happens, make sure that your everyday life is worthy of the gospel of Christ"(Philippians 1:27)."Each one of you, on the first day of each week, should set aside a specific sum of money inproportion to what you have earned and use it for the offering" (1 Corinthians 16:2)"A tenth (of all your) produce…is the Lords, and is holy" (Leviticus 27:30).I have read and understand the above. Upon my signature, I agree to perform the above tothe best of my ability. If I have further questions, I will direct them to the leadership ofHAEC.________________________ ________________________Signature Date