At Sherman Street membership represents a step of commitment to the community, and the community’s commitment to you. Sometimes membership at a church can seem like an outdated piece of bureaucracy, but when the world says, “you’re on your own” we want to say, “we belong to one another, even as we belong to Christ.” Church membership is an important measure of resistance in an increasingly lonely world.
As part of the membership process, you make a commitment to the community that affirms your faith in Jesus and your willingness to contribute to the life of the community and mission of the church, and the community also promises to support you in life and faith. We expect that members will offer their gifts to serve the church community and also allow themselves to be served when need arises. As a member you are able to vote at congregational meetings, hold the offices of elder or deacon, and have your children baptized into the church.