Membership

Membership is something that is very dear to the elders at Lighthouse. Becoming a member at Lighthouse is not the same as joining a club or trying out for a team. Becoming a member is saying, “This will be my church family. These are the people who I choose to laugh and cry and share life’s experiences with to the glory of God.”

How do I become a member at Lighthouse?

In order to become a member, you must:

  1. Be a baptized believer
  2. Be college-age or above
  3. Complete our six-week membership class
  4. Be interviewed by a pastor at the end of the membership class

Upon completion of the membership class, an interview with a pastor, and approval of the elders, you will sign the Lighthouse membership covenant and be introduced to the rest of the church during the member induction.

What does it mean to be a member at Lighthouse?

Becoming a member of Lighthouse means that you are making a public and formal commitment to being a vital part of God’s church, through this local church family. Membership is a two-way commitment: You are committing yourself to the other members at Lighthouse and the leadership of the elders, and the elders are committing to you as those for whom they are accountable (Heb 13:17).

How do I update my membership information?

Updating your membership information helps us as the church leadership to better keep up with you and your family and to better love and serve you well.

How do I sign up for membership class?

We offer our six-week membership class three times a year. Sign ups for each class open about two months before the start date. The dates for the classes in 2019 will be:

  • Jan 13, 20, 27, Feb 3, 10, 17
  • May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 2, 9
  • Sept 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Oct 6

If you have any other questions about membership, please contact Pastor Francis Chow at francischow@lighthousesouthbay.org. We hope you will consider joining the Lighthouse church family!