Membership is your gift to the church.
We do not bestow membership status upon people nor do we grant membership privileges.
Membership is your gift to the community.
How Do I become a member?
We welcome new members once a year at the Easter Vigil.
Before becoming a member at Easter, you will participate in a six-week group called The Catechumenate led by Catechist Tommy Parker.
The Catechumenate meets all six Sundays during the season called Lent for prayer, food, and reflection.
The Church will pray for all members of the Catechumenate on Sundays in Lent.
At the Easter Vigil you may join the church ritually by Baptism, Confirmation, or by commemorating your Baptism.
What is Baptism?
Through the Sacrament of Baptism we are initiated into Christ’s holy Church.
We are incorporated into God’s mighty acts of salvation and given new birth through water and the Spirit.
We administer water three times in the Name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.
You may be baptized by being fully immersed three times, or, by having three pitchers of water poured over you, or, by being sprinkled three times.
What is Confirmation?
Through confirmation, we are imprinted with the hidden seal of the Holy Spirit, Marked in the baptismal mystery, and drawn up into Christ.
We will anoint your head with a scented oil and lay hands upon your head with a prayer.
What is Commemorating My Baptism?
Through the reaffirmation of our faith, we renew the covenant declared at our baptism, acknowledge what God is still doing for us, and affirm our commitment to Christ's holy Church in this particular community.
You may commemorate your baptism that occurred in a different community by touching the waters, pouring the waters on your own head, or submerging yourself under the waters.