What We Believe
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Covenant of the First Baptist Church of Wakefield
Having accepted Jesus Christ as our Lord and Savior and recognizing that certain duties can be performed best in a fellowship, we covenant to walk together as members of Christ’s Church. We believe it to be the mission of the Church of Christ to proclaim His Gospel to all mankind and to strive for the realization of the Kingdom of God.
Therefore, as members of the First Baptist Church of Wakefield, we will endeavor to understand one another and to sympathize with each other in temptation and affliction.
We promise: to work and pray for our church; to attend its meetings; to contribute regularly to its support and to the world outreach of our denomination; to study the Bible and to maintain a program of Christian Education; to encourage our Pastors by our prayers and to accept quietly the decisions of the majority of the members.
We, furthermore, covenant together to give a good witness for Jesus Christ in our daily occupations; and recognizing our duties of Christian citizenship we will cooperate with other churches and agencies against all forms of evil.
May the power of the Holy Spirit enable us to do all things to the Glory of God, our Father. Amen.
Adopted February 21, 1957
Amended May 18, 1988