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Membership Class

We’re excited to have you consider Emmanuel as the place you want to belong. Our Membership Class is the place to go to hear about what we believe God is up to in the world, what He is doing at Emmanuel, and it also provides us an opportunity to get to know you and your story. Contact Pastor Paul for more information. 

The class will last for an hour and a half and will consist of a time to learn about the story of Emmanuel and what we believe. Our goal is to spell out our Baptist distinctions so that you understand what Emmanuel stands for.

After the class, you will have an application to complete and submit back to the church. From there, you will be contacted to schedule an interview with two of our deacons. 


Baptism is for those who have professed faith in Jesus Christ and can give sufficient testimony to the basics of Christian beliefs. We baptize by immersion because it is not only the original significance of the word but also best symbolizes the reality to which baptism points—our death and resurrection in Christ.

If you have not been baptized following salvation, we ask you to take this step before becoming a member. To help prepare you, we offer our membership class. The class covers the biblical significance of baptism, frequently asked questions and gives you an opportunity to share your testimony.