Becoming a Member
Those persons who are baptized persons who have been confirmed in this congregation, those who have been received by adult baptism or by transfer as confirmed members from other Lutheran congregations, or baptized persons received by affirmation of faith.
Those persons who are confirmed members. Such confirmed members, during the current or preceding calendar year, shall have communed in this congregation and shall have made a contribution of record to this congregation. Members of this congregation who have satisfied these basic standards shall have the privilege of voice and vote at every regular and special meeting of the congregation.
Those persons holding membership in other Christian congregations who wish to retain such membership, but desire to participate in the life and mission of this congregation, or persons who wish to retain a relationship with this congregation while being members of other congregations. They have all privileges and duties of membership, except voting rights and eligibility for elected offices or membership on the Congregation Council of this congregation.
Pastor Bob is always happy to meet with anyone who is interesting becoming a member of Prince of Peace or who has questions about becoming a member of the congregation.
There are 4 classifications of membership:
Those persons who have been received by the Sacrament of Holy Baptism in this congregation, or, having been previously baptized in the name of the Triune God, have been received by certificate of transfer from other Lutheran congregations or by affirmation of faith.
All applications of confirmed membership shall be submitted to and shall
require the approval of the Congregation Council.
It shall be the privilege and duty of members of this
Make regular use of the means of grace, both Word and sacraments;
Live a Christian life in accordance with the Word of God and the teachings of the Lutheran Church; and
Support the work of this congregation, the synod, and the churchwide organization of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America through contributions of their time, abilities, and financial support as biblical stewards.