Becoming a Member
To pray faithfully.
To give generously.
Baptized members are those persons who have been received by the Sacrament of Holy Baptism in this congregation, or, having been previously baptized in the name of the Triune God, have been received by certificate of transfer from other Lutheran congregations or by affirmation of faith.
Confirmed members are baptized persons who have been confirmed in this congregation, those who have been received by adult baptism or by transfer as confirmed members from other Lutheran congregations, or baptized persons received by affirmation of faith.
Voting members are confirmed members. Such confirmed members, during the current or preceding calendar year, shall have communed in this congregation and shall have made a contribution of record to this congregation.
Associate members are persons holding membership in other Christian congregations who wish to retain such membership but desire to participate in the life and mission of this congregation, or persons who wish to retain a relationship with this congregation while being members of other congregations. They have all the privileges and duties of membership except voting rights and eligibility for elected offices or membership on the Congregation Council of this congregation.
Class & Orientation
- Lutheran Doctrine and Practice
- Discipleship in the World
- Stewardship of God’s Gifts
- Questions from Participants
New Membership Request
If you’re ready to become a member of East Side Lutheran Church click here to download the new member form, complete all of the questions, and bring it into the church at your earliest convenience. If you have more questions, please complete and submit the form below and Linda Hoeck, our New Member Coordinator, will be in contact with you soon.