1. Register and Attend the Membership Classes

After each Lord’s Day worship service those who desire to go through the membership/baptism process should go to the Member Center to register for the Membership Classes. A complete class cycle—101, 102, and 103—is offered over the first three Sundays of every month, excluding December and July. The classes are open for all to attend. The new room for membership classes will be in T375 (3rd floor of the Tower Building).

2. Complete Membership/Baptism Packet

Applications for Membership/Baptism are available in the Member Center on Sunday mornings. This step includes:

  1. Completely fill out the Application for Membership/Baptism
  2. Read "What We Teach": Read Online | Download
  3. Read "Grace Community Church By-Laws": Download
  4. Read "Affirmation of Commitment": Read Online | Download
  5. Listen to the "Understanding Baptism" sermon: Listen Online | Baptism FAQ
  6. Write your testimony: Testimony Instructions and Sample

3. Pastoral Interview/Schedule Baptism

Once your membership/baptism packet is complete, contact your fellowship group pastor to schedule a time for your application to be reviewed and signed. If you don’t currently have a pastor, please contact the membership office and they will schedule a pastoral interview for you.

(For those who have not been baptized as believers, your baptism will be scheduled at your earliest convenience once a pastor has signed your application. At that time, the Membership Department will give you the necessary details involved in being baptized at Grace Church.)

4. Right Hand of Fellowship (RHOF)

This is the culminating moment when the congregation extends an official welcome to those who have finished their membership/baptism process. The RHOF occurs at the close of the designated evening worship service. Before the service, there is a reception with the elders of Grace, to welcome those joining as members that night.

Contact Information



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Jay Lennington

Membership Pastor


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Membership Matters

Living in a day that seems to place little to no value on commitment, it is helpful to know that God’s desire is for believers to be committed to one another in the local church.


Right Hand of Fellowship

Sunday, September 22, 2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

During select evening Worship Services, Grace Church welcomes new members with the Right Hand of Fellowship.


Membership Class

Sunday, October 6, 2019 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

The class meets in T375 at both 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. on the first three Sundays of every month.


Membership Matters

Is Church Membership Biblical? There’s a tension in the local church today over the answer to that very question. Does the Bible require church membership?


Five Steps to Membership

If you have not yet joined our church as a member, here is a brief explanation of the process.