Hope Covenant

Upon request for membership, all member covenant together to pursue the following and be held accountable to the following:
 
1. Membership of HBC will strive to protect the testimony of the church by living holy and circumspect lives as described in 1 Peter 1:14-18, Ephesians 4:22-24, and 2 Corinthians 7:1.
 
2. Membership of HBC will strive to protect the spirit of unity and love for one another in the local body as described in Ephesians 4:1-3, 1 Peter 1:22-23, and Matthew 18:15.
 
3. Membership of HBC will strive to proclaim the hope of the gospel by remaining sensitive to the Holy Spirit’s prompting as described in 1 Peter 3:15,, Colossians 4:6, Acts 1:8, and Matthew 28:18-20.
 
4. Membership of HBC will strive to promote the gospel and welfare of the church by faithful support through prayer, tithes, and offerings and faithful attendance and faithful service in the ministries of the church as described in Philippians 4:17-19, 2 Corinthians 9:5-7, Galatians 5:13, Ephesians 4:11-13, and Hebrews 10:23-25.
 
5. Membership of HBC will strive to grow in faith by participating in a discipleship ministry as described in Matthew 28:20, 2 Timothy 3:16-17, and 2 Timothy 2:2.