In many congregations it is a helpful and meaningful experience to have members recovenant with one another periodically. This allows members to celebrate their involvement.  It also helps the congregation and church leaders know who desires to be part of the community.  Recovenanting can create energy, health, direction and unity. Unfortunantly there are many congregations that after someone places membership never ask them if they still want to be part of its ministry. Here are a couple of forms that could be used for a re-covenanting:                                                            
 
                                                                    Covenant Form #1             Our Commitments to One Another in the Sight of God Having been led, as we believe, by the Spirit of God, to receive the Lord Jesus Christ as our Savior, we do now, in the presence of God most solemnly and joyfully enter into (or recommit to) a covenant with one another as one body in Christ. We pledge, therefore, by the aid of the Holy Spirit, to walk together in Christian love, to strive for the advancement of this church in spiritual maturity, and to grow personally to be what Christ desires for me. We further pledge to watch over one another in love; to remember each other in prayer; to aid each other in sickness and trouble; to cultivate sympathy in feelings, actions, and courtesy in speech; to seek God's help in avoiding anything that might harm our own or another's faith; to be slow to take offense but always ready for reconciliation and to seek it without delay.
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                                                                 Covenant Form #2                    (provided by Hector Curriel)                                          
My Covenant with the Lord *   I believe in the vision of the church and want to be an active part of the mission that    the Lord  has given us. I consider the values as tools to achieve God’s vision to win souls    and make disciples.*   It is my personal and voluntary decision to be part of ______________________.    I will  support it with my time, service, human and material resources to achieve success   in our mission. I understand that if it is necessary I can change my membership at any   time to another congregation.It is suggested to seek the Pastor or any church leader to help resolve the issue or to make the best decision to relocate.*    I will consider ___________________ as my congregation, support the leadership     with love and tolerance in accordance with the principles that the Bible establishes.*    I believe that _________________________ is a good platform to develop the     talents that the Lord has given me and to grow in the ministry that the Lord has for me.*    I believe that being a part of _____________________ is a blessing and my active      participation is necessary as a live member of the body of Christ   
 Name:________________ Signature:__________________     Date:_______
 


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02/24/2017 6:00am

Now peoples are connecting with many religions and Islam and christian are famous in all over the world. Churches are giving the knowledge about God and his creation. Being a Muslim i believe in one God.

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04/08/2017 2:32am

I believe that re-covenanting is important especially to certain groups like this. As much as we do not want this thing to happen, some people cannot sustain their desire and commitment to the group or religion they are into. That's why an annual re-covenanting should be done. You are right, it creates energy and unity among the members. I believe in the vitality of this one!

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