Church membership is about joining a family, not a club.

Becoming a member at any church is a significant step in the life of a follower of Christ. At Providence, church membership is a covenant between you and us to pursue Jesus together through the gospel, in community, and on mission. Because this is such an important step to take, we want to make sure you fully understand the commitment involved and we want the opportunity to get to know you better along the way. 

Step One

Attend Starting Point

Take your first step at Providence in this workshop led by our Lead Pastor, Afshin Ziafat. In this class, you’ll learn more about the Providence story, your next steps, and what it means to follow Christ. You will also meet others taking this journey with you. Starting Point is hosted monthly.

Next Session:
December 7 | 6:30-8:00 PM

Step Two

Attend Membership Class

The Membership Class is your chance to dive deep into what we believe and our expectations for members. You will also have a chance to meet our elders and staff, and ask any questions you have. Membership Class is hosted quarterly. Dinner and childcare are provided.

Next Session:
February 5 | 4:00-7:00 PM

Step Three

Schedule an Elder Meeting

Following Membership Class, you’ll have a chance to sit down with one of our elders at a time that is convenient for you. This is your chance to share more of your story, sign the membership covenant, and go deeper regarding any questions or concerns you may still have. 


Baptism is a critical step in any Christian’s spiritual journey. It is a tradition dating back to the New Testament that publicly demonstrates the inward transformation Jesus has made in your life. Baptism is an expectation for all new members who have not already been baptized since receiving Christ into their lives.

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