We encourage those who have found their spiritual home here, who can agree fully with our Statement of Beliefs and respect our Doctrinal Distinctives to become members. You’ll find all the relevant information in our Members’ Handbook here:
You can also complete a Membership Form online - just scroll down to the end of the page.
If you have any questions or would like more information about membership, please drop us an email on email@example.com or give us a call on 01208 640079.
Membership Options and Benefits
We have a number of different categories of membership:
- Junior membership (for those between 14-18)
- Associate membership (for those already in membership at another church and in Bodmin for a limited period as well as Immanuel Church Bodmin members who are students and overseas partners)
- Full membership.
Full members enjoy a number of benefits:
- They are entitled to participate in church family meetings
- Regular prayer by other members of the church family
- Pastoral care
- Service in areas of church life where membership is required (e.g. serving our children and youth)
- Voting where required (eg Members’ Handbook p7).
Commitments of Members
We ask members to make a number of commitments:
- When possible, regular attendance at the meetings organised by the church
- Ministering to one another in accordance with their gifting
- When possible, joining small groups for bible-study, fellowship and prayer and regular attendance at such mid-week prayer meetings as may be organised by the church
- Regular private prayer for the work and ministry of the church
- When possible, regular financial contribution to the work of the church in accordance with their means
- Active participation in the life, work and outreach of the church
- When possible, attendance of church members meetings
- Submission to the authority and leadership of the elders
- Respecting the beliefs and practices of the church outlined in the Doctrinal Distinctives and not seeking to undermine them
- Leading their lives in a manner that is consistent with the ethical statements outlined in the Doctrinal Distinctives
- Showing Christian love and concern, both for the members of the church family and for the community at large.