Church covenant

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We are united in striving to know the will of God as taught in the Holy Scriptures, and in our purpose to walk in the ways of the Lord, made known or to be made known to us.


 We hold it to be the mission of the Church of Christ to proclaim the gospel to all mankind, exalting the worship of the one true God, and laboring for the progress of knowledge, the promotion of justice, the reign of peace, and the realization of human brotherhood.


 Depending, as did our fathers, upon the continued guidance of the Holy Spirit to lead us into all truth, we work and pray for the transformation of the world into the kingdom of God; and we look with faith for the triumph of righteousness and the life everlasting.

In the Bible we find that God makes covenants with various individuals and the people of God, as a whole.


A covenant is an agreement or a promise made between two parties. On the night in which Jesus was betrayed, he instituted the Lord's Supper and called the cup, “the new covenant in my blood.”

Since God is a covenanting God with us, we have a church covenant that binds us together before Him. We unite in this covenant—adopted by our church on September 28, 1879—whenever we receive new members into our fellowship: