Any Person 18 years of age or older, who professes faith in Jesus Christ, may be received into church membership provided there is an acceptance of our Statement of Faith, the Principles and Constitution of Emmanuel Baptist Church, and an interview with one of our Elders. Prospective members should have been attending Emmanuel regularly for at least six months.
As a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church, we encourage you to be actively involved in the work of the Church, using the gifts, talents, time and resources that God has blessed you with, to make a difference in our Church and community for the Kingdom of God. You will be encouraged to attend our Quarterly Congregational meetings, Annual General Meeting (AGM), and will be able to vote on particular congregational issues as well.
Prerequisites for Membership. The prerequisites for membership at Emmanuel Baptist Church are as follows:
Regularly Attend for 6 Months. First we recommend that a person has been able to regularly attend Emmanuel for at least 6 Months.
A Believer in Jesus Christ. Next we require them to be a follower of Christ, and they will be asked to give an account of their coming to Christ to an Elder during a membership interview.
Believers Baptism by Immersion. Thirdly, in accordance to our connection to The Fellowship Baptist Churches of Canada, we require Baptism by Immersion before membership as well, Find more information on the Fellowship here, and for more information on Baptism, Click Here.
Acceptance of our Statement of Fatih. Before someone can be a member, they must read over an agree with our Statement of faith, and sign to that agreement. You can find a copy of our statement of faith here.
An interview with an Elder. Membership requires an interview with one or two of our Elders, where you will be asked to share about yourself, your spiritual journey, your walk with God, and your desire to Join Emmanuel. We use a Membership information form that you can see here.
Finally, an agreement to live in a way that pleases God and to support the work and mission of Emmanuel as the Lord leads and enables you to do so is a part of our Membership information sheet that needs to be filled out and submitted.
A copy of our full doctrinal statement and constitution can also be found on our "About Us" Page under "What We Believe" or Click here.
To request to start the membership process, please fill in the form below and we will be in touch with you shortly.