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Membership at The Grove

Membership can mean many things, depending on what you are joining: a gym or studio, a country club, a society, or an association - in most instances, your membership is defined by what you receive.

Church membership is the opposite of this - church membership is about what you commit to give.


By becoming a member, you commit to walking with us on this journey of faith, supporting the church with your prayers, presence, gifts, service, and witness. In return, The Grove commits to nurturing your spiritual growth, providing opportunities for learning, fellowship, and outreach, and supporting you in your walk with God.


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PRAYERS

This commitment means that we intentionally hold the church, its members, and its mission in our daily conversations with God, asking for guidance, strength, and blessings upon our church.

PRESENCE

This commitment means actively participating in worship services, fellowship, and church activities, embodying the communal aspect of our faith, and demonstrating our commitment to growing together in Christ.

GIFTS

This commitment means intentionally giving our financial resources, no matter the amount, to support the church's ministries and mission, acknowledging that everything we have is a gift from God and is to be used for God's glory.

SERVICE

This commitment means using our time and talents to serve within the church and the broader community, reflecting Jesus' call to serve others as an expression of love and faith in action.

WITNESS

This commitment means living out our faith in the world, sharing the love, grace, and truth of Jesus Christ through our words and actions, and inviting others to experience the transformative power of a relationship with God.


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Ready to become a member?

If you're ready to become a member, we invite you to participate in our next Joining Sunday. There will be a joining moment at the end of our regular 10 am service where we will ask you to make your membership commitment.

Directly after service on Joining Sunday, we host our New Member Class. This class is for all new and new-ish members to learn more about the church and how to live into their membership commitments. Light refreshments and KidCare is provided.

Who can become a member?

Membership is open to anyone who desires to grow as a disciple of Jesus Christ and is ready to commit to active participation in The Grove community.

What is required to become a member?

Being baptized and committing to active participation in the church community are the first steps to becoming a member.

Baptism marks the beginning of our lifelong journey as disciples of Jesus Christ. In baptism, we are initiated into the Christian church and incorporated into the community of God's people, the body of Christ.

Those who have never been baptized will receive the sacrament of baptism before becoming members. Those previously baptized do not need to be baptized again and instead will reaffirm their baptism covenant as part of their membership vows.

Membership is a special moment in the journey of faith, and we look forward to receiving you as members of The Grove.