Membership is an important part of the life of the local church. By becoming a member of Glen Ellyn Bible Church, you strengthen the church through your commitment to serve and support the ministries of the church.
Click here to register to start the membership process.
STEP 1: ATTEND A SPIRITUAL GIFTS CLASS.
Join us for the first step of membership: Discovering Your Spritiual Gifts. The class will take place in Glen Ellyn on Sunday, February 4th from 6-7:30pm. During this time, we will discuss the role of spiritual gifts in the church and learn about the unique gifts God has given us, and the specific opportunities to use those gifts to build God's kingdom.
STEP 2: ATTEND A MEMBERSHIP CLASS
Join us at the Bartlett Campus for the second class in the membership process this spring Sunday, February 25th from 6-7:30pm. During this time, you will have the opportunity to meet other perspective members and learn more about the theology, philosophy, and ministry of GEBC as well as the Elders, staff, and sending partners.
STEP 3: COMPLETE A MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION.
The membership application will be due by Sunday, March 3rd.
Click here to complete our online membership application.
STEP 4: PARTICIPATE IN A SCHEDULED MEETING WITH AN ELDER.
The elders review every membership application. Each applicant then meets individually, married couples meet together, with two elders. You will have the opportunity to sign up for a time slot after attending the membership class. During the elder meeting, the applicants are encouraged to ask any questions they may have about GEBC. No decision about membership is made during the meeting. Elders debrief with the entire board before a decision is made. Once a decision is reached concerning your application, the board will extend an invitation for membership by email. These meetings will be held on Sunday mornings Marth 10th and March 17th during the 9:00 and 10:30 a.m. worship services.
STEP 5: BE PRESENTED TO THE CONGREGATION AS A MEMBER.
Upon approval for membership by the Elder Board, new members will be introduced by email to the congregation during the week of March 34th.
STEP 6: NEW MEMBERS’ MEET AND GREET
We host a Meet and Greet with staff and elders once a year. All new members and their families will be invited.