Joining the First Presbyterian Church Family
First Presbyterian Church is a family of faith, united by trust in God and faith in Jesus Christ. We warmly welcome all who accept and respond to God’s saving grace in Jesus Christ and desire to participate in the life and ministry of this church. Our worship and activities are provided for members and non-members alike. We also encourage you to consider becoming a member and making First Presbyterian Church your church home.
Responsibilities of Church Membership:
A faithful member accepts Christ’s call to be involved responsibly in the ministry of His Church. Such involvement includes:
Proclaiming the good news
Taking part in the common life and worship of a particular church praying and studying Scripture and the faith of the Christian Church
Supporting the work of the church through the giving of money, time and talents
Participating in the governing responsibilities of the church demonstrating a new quality of life within and through the church
Responding to God’s activity in the world through service to others
Living responsibly in the personal, family, vocational, political, cultural and social relationships of life working in the world for peace, justice freedom and human fulfillment
Steps to Membership:
Visit with Session (our group of Elders) so we can get to know you and you, us.
Members join our church in one of three ways:
By Letter of Transfer: If you are currently a member of another Christian church that will grant transfer of membership, we will accept your membership and baptism and receive you into membership.
Reaffirmation of Faith: If you have been an active member of another church that will not grant a transfer of membership, you may reaffirm your faith and be received into membership.
Profession of Faith: If you have never been a member of a Christian church, nor have made a public profession of faith, you may be received pending a conference with a pastor. If you have not been baptized, a time will be set for you to be baptized.
You are received as a member during one of our regular Sunday morning services of worship.
If you are interested in membership with First Presbyterian Church,
please contact the church office.