Many churches have a membership application that they require you to
fill out first to become a member or receive membership. It is also a way for the church to keep
track of contributions, birthdays, anniversaries, addresses, phone numbers, etc. Also, I have a Membership Welcome to Church Letter sample and a Welcome New Visitors available below for free to download, modify and print.
Membership also gives the church member a sense of belonging - to actually feel like
they are making a conscious choice to identify with and become part of
the church family.
Membership Forms (To access forms click links below)
Here are some reasons to become a member of your church:
many churches only the members who have filled out applications for
membership can vote on church decisions. The non-members are usually
welcome to freely participate in all congregational meetings, but only
members can vote.
Becoming a member will usually
open up new opportunities for you to serve in significant ministry roles
within the church family. Usually by committing yourself to becoming a
member you will have a greater focus to use and develop your gifts,
abilities and serving skills and leadership within the church family.
reward for your loving service within the church family will have
eternal significance in your life and the lives of others. You will also
experience the joy and reward of being part of what God is doing with
and throughout the entire church family.
Once you have downloaded your membership application feel free to check out Shepherdbase
(membership database for churches). This database will track memberships,
contributions, attendance, groups, events and a much, much more. Shepherdbase will also generate reports for church member's name, birthday, anniversary, address, phone numbers and much more. Another great benefit is that Shepherdbase will generate an Annual Contribution letter at the end of the year with a few simple steps.
If your church wants to welcome new church members or new church visitors then you might want to download the one of the letter samples above. If
your church has members that need to fill out applications so you can
access their information for your church needs, you will probably need
one or both of the free membership applications...
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