NEW MEMBER ORIENTATION

Locations & Times

The New Member Orientation sessions are held on each Sunday, except first Sunday, unless otherwise announced. The session usually last approximately one hour and requires four consecutive sessions.  The sessions are contiguous based on the day of attendance. Room locations should be confirmed with the Church Office on the day of the session. 

Sunday    9:20 AM - 10:15 AM    Room 107 (NO ORIENTATION ON 1ST SUNDAY)

Course Objectives

The topics discussed in the course are designed to motivate the new member to become an avid student of the Bible, an uncompromising doer of God's Word and an effective worker in His church.  New members are encouraged to review the course topics and scriptures prior to attending the classes.  

The objectives of the course are to:

  • To help each member understand and reaffirm his / her conversion experience and their commitment to Christ and the Church.
  • To help each member understand and accept the privileges and responsibilities of church membership. 
  • To help each new member become a growing participant in the life and ministry of the Christian fellowship. 

Course Outline

Salvation
Romans 3:23, 6:23, 5:8, 5:12, 10:9-11; John 3:16-18; Ephesians 2:9-10; I John 5:10-13; Titus 3:5

Spiritual Baptism
I Corinthians 12:13; Ephesians 4:5

Indwelling of the Spirit
I Corinthians 6:19-20; Romans 8:9, 8:26-27; John 14:16-18; Acts 10:44; Ephesians 4:30; I Thessalonians 5:19

Filling of the Spirit 
Ephesians 5:18-25

Water Baptism / Lord's Supper  
Matthew 3:13-17, 26:26-29, 28:19

Prayer 
I John 5:14-15; Matthew 7:7-11; John 15:7; James 5:13-20; Hebrews 11:6

Fruit of the Spirit  
Galatians 5:22-23

The Effect of Sin in the Believer 
I John 1

Eternal Security in the Believer  
John 10:28-30; I John 2:1; Romans 8:1, 28-39

Chastisement of the Believer
By the Heavenly Father; Hebrews 12:6-8

The Believer (Christian) Suffering 
II Timothy 3:12; Matthew 5:10-12; Job 1

Grace Giving
I Corinthians 16:2; II Corinthians 9:6-9; Exodus 25:2

Worship   
John 4:24; Hebrews 10:25

Study   
II Timothy 2:15-17

Witness 
Matthew 28:19; Acts 1:8; Proverbs 11:30

Reward
I Corinthians 3:9-15; Revelations 2:10