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Our Beliefs

We want everyone to feel welcome at Praise Assembly Church. You're only a guest once and we consider you a part of the family. However, to serve in a ministry and become a voting member of our church, we do have a few requirements.

Praise Assembly of God Membership Eligibility

Active voting membership in this assembly shall be open to all those who possess the following qualifications:

a. A testimony to an experience of the "new birth."

b. Having been baptized in water by immersion.

c. Evidence of a consistent Christian life (Romans 6:4; 8:1A; 13:13-14; Ephesians 4:17-32; 5:1-2, 15; 1 John 1:6-7)

d. An indication of a willingness to contribute regularly to the financial support of the church of which he is to become a member.

e. Acceptance of the Tenets of Faith as set forth in Article IV of these bylaws.

f. Having reached at least 18 years of age.

g. Having regularly attended services of, and supported, this assembly for a period of at least three consecutive months prior to the date of application for membership.

h. Agreement to being governed by the bylaws of this assembly, and of the Illinois District Council of the Assemblies of God, as both may be amended from time to time.

All active voting members must continually meet the above qualifications to retain their membership. Any member who fails to comply with the above requirements is subject to losing his or her membership under Sections 8 and 9 of this Article.

For a full list of our ASSEMBLY OF GOD beliefs, check out the attached form.

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact Pastor Ryan at or by calling to discuss at 217-345-HOPE (4673).

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