Why join a church?

  • We would like to invite you to consider making Shades Crest Baptist Church your church home.
  • Church membership is a tangible expression of a life that is committed to Jesus Christ.
  • Church membership has its theological foundation in the New Testament.
  • Church membership provides a place for service, ministry, and accountability.

How do I join?
There are several ways a person may join Shades Crest Baptist Church:

  • By committing yourself to Jesus Christ through a public profession of faith, followed by baptism.
  • By coming from another denomination. If you are a professing Christian and have been baptized as a believer in Jesus Christ, we will notify your former church for your transfer of membership.
  • By coming from another Baptist church. We will notify your former church and transfer your membership.
  • Other: If your former church cannot be contacted, you will be accepted on your statement that you are a professing Christian and have been baptized as a believer in Jesus Christ.

You may speak to our pastor during the hymn immediately following the sermon, or you may call the Church Office, 822-1360, to speak to any of our ministers.

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