Member Services

Member Services endeavor to assist our ministries in their efforts of ministry work and to be a focal point where both members and visitors can obtain needed information related to the church.

Church Membership
· A body of believers that PRAYS together
· A body of believers that FELLOWSHIPS together
· A body of believers whose Lord is the head
What are the benefits of being a member of a Church?
· `It identifies a person as a genuine believer (Eph. 2:19; Rom. 12:25).
·  It provides a spiritual family to support and encourage them in their walk with Christ
(Gal. 6:1-2; Heb. 10:24-25).
· It gives them a place to discover and use their gifts in ministry (I Cor. 12:4-27)
· It places them under the spiritual protection of Godly leaders (Heb. 13:17; Acts 20:28-29)
· It gives them the accountability they need to grow (Eph. 5:21)
What can you expect as a member of Star Bethlehem?
· Worship — Worship helps you focus on God.  It prepares you spiritually and emotionally for the week ahead.
· Fellowship — Fellowship helps you face life’s problems by providing the support and encouragement of other Christians.
· Discipleship — Discipleship helps you fortify your faith by learning truth of God’s word and applying principles to your lifestyle.
· Ministry — Ministry helps you find and develop your talents and use them in serving others.
· Evangelism — Evangelism helps you fulfill your mission of reaching your friends and family for Christ.
A request for church membership is based on the following:
· Candidate for baptism, or
· Letter of recommendation from your former church, or
· Previous Christian experience, or
· Restoration after six (6) months’ absence
· Public affirmation before other church members
· Completion of salvation classes
· Receiving the Right Hand of Fellowship
· New Disciples’ Orientation
Membership Privileges
· Personal discipleship with the Pastor and/or the Family Ministry Team
· Attend church business meetings
· Access to church leadership for suggestions, questions, and concern
· Availability of leadership support in time of need (sickness, funerals, weddings, births, etc.)
· Regular personal and intercessory prayers for you and your family
· Pastoral counseling and guidance concerning major areas of your life (your walk with God, your marriage, family, job, etc.)
· Contact regularly by your Family Ministry Team
· Assistance with identifying and equipping concerning your spiritual gifts
· Priority use of church facilities (i.e., sanctuary, Fellowship) at no or minimal cost
Frequently Requested Member Services
Baby Dedications
Congregational Care Houses
Contribution Envelopes
General Information and Inquiries
Lost and Found
New Disciples’ Orientation
New Members Training Schedule 2010
Room Reservations
Transportation Requests
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