Welcoming New Members
Doctrine of God
LEADER: Do you believe that there is one God eternally existing as one essence and three distinct persons: God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit, each of whom is fully God?
MEMBERS: We believe.
Doctrine of Revelation
LEADER : Has God made Himself known to the world in Jesus Christ, the Scriptures and creation?
MEMBERS: He has.
Doctrine of Creation and Providence
LEADER: Did God create the world from nothing?
MEMBERS: He did.
LEADER: Does He govern all things at all times in all places?
MEMBERS: He does.
Doctrine of Humanity
LEADER : Do all humans bear the image of God and possess intrinsic dignity and worth?
MEMBERS: We do.
Doctrine of Sin
LEADER : Has sin fractured all things, leaving the world in desperate need for salvation?
MEMBERS: It has.
Doctrine of Salvation
LEADER: Is salvation by grace alone, through faith alone, in Christ alone?
MEMBERS: It is.
Doctrine of the Church
LEADER: Is the Church the body of Christ, sent into the world to shine forth the glory of God?
MEMBERS: We are.
Doctrine of Resurrection and Consummation of the Kingdom of God
LEADER : Will Jesus Christ return to the world to judge the living and the dead?
MEMBERS: He will.
Obligations of Elders to Quest Church
LEADER: Elders, do you commit to lead and care for this church through prayer, teaching and counsel, in order to protect and equip this local body for the work of ministry?
ELDERS: We do.
Obligations of Members to One Another
LEADER: Church, will you lovingly encourage and empower our brothers and sisters in these tasks?
MEMBERS: We will.
Conclusion and Celebration
LEADER: Church, join me in welcoming the newest Covenant Members of Quest Church.