Baptism is a sacrament. In a sacrament, God uses common elements -- in this case, water -- as means or vehicles of divine grace. Baptism is administered by the church as the Body of Christ. It is the act of God through the grace of Jesus Christ and the work of the Holy Spirit.
If you have been baptized already, we recognize your baptism from whatever denomination you came from. No re-baptizing necessary. God’s work in you the first time is more than sufficient!
As a member of OLUMC, we ask that you actively try to:
When you become a member you will be asked to take a vow to faithfully participate in its ministries by their prayers, their presence, their gifts, their service, and their witness.
We ask that you go through our membership class, where we discuss methodism, spiritual gifts, and the work of OLUMC in the community.
We ask that you receive the sacrament of baptism before answering the call to membership.
If you’re interested in becoming a member, please reach out to Senior Pastor Rev. Rachel Baughman or Pastor of Worship Arts and Connections Rev. Mara Morhouse.