Having been led as we believe by the Spirit of God to receive the Lord Jesus Christ as our Saviour and on the profession of our faith, having been baptized in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost, we do now in the presence of God and this assembly most solemnly and joyfully enter into covenant with one another as one body in Christ.

Therefore by the aid of the Holy Ghost:

We engage;

  • To walk in Christian love
  • To strive for the advancement of this church, in knowledge, holiness, and comfort;
  • To promote it's prosperity and spirituality
  • To sustain it's worship, ordinances, doctrines, and discipline
  • To contribute cheerfully and regularly to the support of the ministry, the expenses of the church, the relief of the poor, and the spread of the gospel through all the nations

We also engage;

  • To maintain family and personal devotions
  • To religiously educate our children
  • To seek the salvation of our kindred and acquaintances
  • To walk circumspectly in the world according to Ephesians 4:17-32, 5:1-18
  • To be modest in dress
  • To abstain from the appearance of evil
  • To abstain from the excessive use of jewelry for ornamentation
  • To abstain from the use of cosmetics in a manner which creates an unnatural or unholy appearance according to 1 Peter 3:3-6, Titus 2:5, 1 Timothy 2:9, and Romans 12:1-2
  • To be just in our dealings, faithful in our engagements, and exemplary in our conduct and behavior
  • To abstain from all tattling, backbiting, and excessive anger
  • To abstain from the sale of and use of intoxicating drinks as a beverage, and from the sale of and use of recreational drugs including tobacco in any form
  • To use our influence to combat the abuse of drugs, the spread of pornography, and the practice of abortion as a form of birth control
  • To be zealous in our efforts to advance the kingdom of our Saviour

We further engage;

  • To watch over one another in brotherly love
  • To remember one another in prayer
  • To aid one another in sickness and distress
  • To cultivate Christian sympathy in feeling and Christian courtesy in speech
  • To be slow to take offense, but, always ready for reconciliation and mindful of the rules of our Savior to secure it without delay