1. Having been lead by the Holy Spirit to receive the Lord Jesus Christ as our Savior, and on profession of our faith in Him, having be Baptized in the name of the Father, and of the Son,, and the Holy Spirit, we do now most solemnly and joyfully enter into the covenant with one another, as one body in Christ.

2. We promise that we will watch over and counsel one another in the spirit of brotherly love; that we will remember one another in prayers and that we will aid each other in sickness and distress.

3. We further agree, by the aid of the Holy Spirit, to walk together in Christian Love, to strive for the advancement of this Church in knowledge, holiness and comfort; to promote its prosperity and spirituality; to sustain its worship, ordinances, discipline and doctrines; to give it sacred preeminence above all institutions of human origin; to contribute cheerfully and regularly to the support of the ministry, the expenses of the Church, the relief of the poor and spread of the Gospel through all Nations.

4. We further covenant to maintain family and secret devotion; to religiously educate our children; to seek the salvation of our kindred and acquaintances; to live cheerfully in the present world; to be just in our dealings, faithful in our engagements, and exemplary in our deportment; to avoid all tattling, backbiting, and excessive anger; to abstain from everything that will cause our brother to stumble or that will bring reproach upon the cause of Christ; and that we will strive to grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior; that amidst evil and good report we will humbly and earnestly seek to live to the honor and glory of Him who loved us and gave Himself for us.

WHEREAS; There appears to be an increase of worldliness among professing Christians in general in spite of the Scriptural admonitions that the child of God is to abstain from the unwholesome pleasures of and the conformity to the world in conduct and questionable Christ, or are a stumbling block to others; and,

WHEREAS; We recognize our weaknesses and failures but earnestly desire to encourage one another by love, understanding, admonition, example and to a closer walk with Christ;

THEREFORE; BE IT RESOLVED that we reaffirm the principles of our Church covenant and encourage the Pastor and Board of Elders to promote separated living in accordance to

I Corinthians 6: 19-20 and BE IT RESOLVED that we bear in mind that no negative abstinence from worldly practices can ever be substituted for a positive devotion to Christ, and that we recognize that there is danger in being legalistic in approach. we hereby suggest as a matter of guidance that the following practices may be especially harmful to the Christian: The Theater, the Unrestricted us of Television and Radio, card Playing, Dancing, Gambling, and the use of Intoxicating Beverages, Tobacco, and Habitual use of Narcotic Drugs, and:

THEREFORE; BE IT RESOLVED that we recognize that these are primarily matters of decision between the individual believer and his Lord and Master Jesus Christ, but that we encourage our Pastor and Board of Elders by example, admonition, the teachings of the Scriptures and Prayer to keep these Worldly practices from entering into the life and program of our Church, and, thus witnessing for our Lord: and;

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that we admonish ourselves not to take pride in the abstinence from worldly things least we lose God's blessing and become a hindrance instead of a help to one another and to the Lord's work. Rather we shall earnestly seek the will of the Holy Spirit in all things that we may unite our hearts and mind in a spirit of brotherly love and devotion to Christ.