Covenant Of Membership

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Having received Jesus Christ as my Savior by accepting His forgiveness and transforming grace and having been baptized, I yield to His Lordship as a participant in the family of Christ, expressed in the local church.

Being in agreement with Oak Dale’s vision, I join the Oak Dale Church family and covenant to do the following, as God gives me grace:

  1. I will protect the unity of my church
    . . .by acting in love toward other members
    . . .by giving and receiving encouragement
    . . .by following the leaders
  • I Peter 1:22
    . . .love one another deeply, from the heart.
  1. I will share the responsibility of my church
    . . .by praying for the church
    . . .by inviting the un-churched to attend
    . . .by welcoming those who visit
  • Romans 15:7
                                    Accept one another, then,
                                                                    just as Christ accepted you. . .
  1. I will serve the ministry of my church
    . . .by discovering my gifts and talents
    . . .by preparing myself for servant work
    . . .by developing a servant’s heart
  • I Peter 4:10
                                    Each one should use whatever gift he has
                                                    received to serve others. . .
  1. I will support the testimony of my church
    . . .by attending faithfully
    . . .by living a godly life
    . . .by giving regularly
  • Hebrews 10:25
                                    Let us not give up meeting together. . .