This month we’re welcoming 16 new members into CMC. Four joined this past Sunday. Another 12 will join this coming Sunday. As has become our custom, we’ll hear brief
reflections from each of them. We’ll
share Communion, served by new members.
And we’ll recite together our Membership Commitment statement – an old
practice with new (and fewer!) words.
Membership actually seems like a bit of an anomaly for how
we generally do church. About 30 years
ago missiologist Paul Hiebert proposed the now-common categories of Bounded Set