How do I become a member of NBEUMC? Is there a special ceremony?
United Methodist churches regularly welcome and receive people from a variety of backgrounds. Since all that want to become members come with different experiences and backgrounds, there are a number of ways to become a member of The United Methodist Church.
If you have never been baptized, you will prepare for baptism.
If you were baptized as an infant or young child and have not made a profession of faith and been confirmed, then you will prepare to reaffirm your baptism when you take the membership vows.
If you are a member of another part of the church (such as Baptist, Presbyterian or Lutheran), then you can transfer your membership from that church to a local United Methodist Church.
If you are a member of another Christian church that does not transfer membership, you can make a profession of faith and be received as a member.
Talk with our pastor about becoming a member of NBEUMC. She will be able to answer your questions and help you discern what next steps to take.hh