How to Join SUMC
At Springfield United Methodist Church you will find yourself among people who believe that Jesus Christ is Lord. We want you to find His presence in worship and in your daily life. We want to assure you that we are a congregation of caring people where you will experience a genuine sense of belonging. There is truly a place of Christian love and fellowship here for you.
There are three ways to join Springfield United Methodist Church.
Transfer Letter... when you are currently a member of another church. We'll request your transfer letter for you. All you need to do is let us know the name and city of the church and we'll take care of the details.
Profession of Faith... when you have been baptized, but do not belong to a church at this time.
Baptism... When you have not been baptized or joined a church to date. We ask that you schedule baptism in advance by contacting the church office,
Once you have decided to join...
You can either contact Pastor Randy or simply come forward as we sing the closing hymn during Sunday worship. New members will be asked to attend a new members class to become acquainted with the Springfield UMC family and learn how to get involved. These classes will begin during the Sunday School hour, begininning in January, 2015.
At Springfield UMC, we take these membership vows seriously and ask that you prayerfully considered them prior to committing to them:
Do you confess Jesus Christ as Savior, putting your whole trust in His grace and promise to serve Him as your Lord?
Do you receive and profess the Christian faith as contained in the Old and New Testaments?
Do you promise to remain a faithful member of Christ's holy church and serve as Christ's representative in the world?
Do you promise to be loyal to the United Methodist Church, upholding it with your prayers, presence, gifts, service and witness?