Church on Christmas Eve

WYBEN UNION CHURCH COVENANT

Having been brought together by divine grace to embrace the Lord Jesus Christ, we do now solemnly covenant with each other that, God enabling us, we will strive to walk in the ways of the Lord, made known or to be made known to us.

 

We covenant that we will exercise Christian care and watchfulness over each other, sharing in the joys and endeavoring with tenderness and sympathy to bear each others’ burdens and sorrows.

 

We covenant that we will endeavor to influence such as may be under the care of this church, in the nurture and admonition of the Lord, striving to make known to them by precept and example the Love of God and Leadership of Jesus Christ.

 

We do further covenant that, recognizing the church as the Body of Christ, and sharing in Christ’s baptism and at His table, we will continually maintain close fellowship with one another within the church, deepening our faith through common worship, serving through the acceptance of responsibilities of the work in the church, and extending our ministry through our material support of the work of the church in its world mission.

 

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 increase of knowledge, the promotion of justice, the reign of peace, and realization of human brotherhood.  Depending upon the continued guidance of the Holy Spirit to lead us in all true, we work and pray for the transformation of the world into the Kingdom of God, and we look with hope for the triumph of righteousness and the life everlasting.

 

Amen.