Membership at River Valley Church gives you the opportunity to serve in leadership in a greater way and gives you a vote in major decisions we make about the church. Therefore, it is important that members of the church meet certain minimum requirements, so that together we can best direct the course of the church in line with God’s heart and the mission He has given you. The minimum requirements…
- For your spiritual life:
- Have accepted Jesus Christ as your personal Lord and Savior and are following Him today.
- Have been water baptized by immersion.
- Have a meaningful prayer life.
- Read the Bible as a regular part of your daily life.
- In your attendance at River Valley Church:
- Have regularly attended weekend services and been a part of one or more Lifegroups for at least six months.
- For your involvement and support of the mission of River Valley Church:
- Have regularly served in an area of ministry at River Valley Church for the past six months.
- Have faithfully tithed at River Valley Church for the past six months.
- Agree with River Valley Church’s belief statements, strategy and structure.
- Have protected River Valley Church’s unity by acting in love towards others, refusing to gossip and following the leadership.
- Desire to share in the responsibility of River Valley Church by praying for its growth, by inviting the unchurched to attend and by warmly welcoming those who visit.
- For common understanding:
- Have completed the Next class.
If you have completed all the above criteria, click on the link below for the application for membership. Once submitted, we will verify all information and submit it to the Elders for final approval. You will then receive a letter verifying that you have become a member.