Joining a Church

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"Built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets,
Christ Jesus himself being the cornerstone,
in whom the whole structure, being joined together,
grows into a holy temple in the Lord.
In him you also are being built together into a dwelling place
for God by the Spirit."
Ephesians 2:20-22


Sometimes we are asked "How do I join a church?"

Different people may mean different things by that question.
The simple answer is that Jesus said " Believe and be baptised." So if you have given your life to Christ and received His grace you are already a member of His church.

Being a member of the church also means taking on responsibility for growing in faith and sharing fully in the life of the church family. This is being a disciple or follower of Christ.

Anglican churches historically serve the community living in a particular area. Once you have joined as a member of a particular church you can have more of a say in what we do by downloading an Electoral Roll Form or obtaining one from a Churchwarden or Electoral Roll Officer at your church. On return of the signed form they will add your name to the Electoral Roll which means you can be on the Parochial Church Council and attend and vote at the Annual Parochial Church Meeting.

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