Section 3. Local Church Governance
3.5 Church Membership
3.5.1 Criteria for Membership
- Know Jesus Christ as personal Savior and Lord;
- Be baptized in water by immersion since accepting Jesus as Savior;
- Be filled with the Holy Spirit, following the Lord in daily living;
- Be regularly involved in church life;
- Subscribe to the Declaration of Faith as outlined in THIS WE BELIEVE (as compiled by Aimee Semple McPherson);
- Agree to comply with the Constitution and Bylaws of the Foursquare Gospel Church of Canada;
- Be faithful to support the church spiritually, with their gifts and prayers;
- Be faithful to support the church physically, with their attendance and through service and
- Be faithful to support the church financially, with their tithes and offerings.
- Be submitted to the spiritual leadership of the local church.