of the First Baptist Church of Keene
||Why have we gathered here?|
are here to worship God and to witness to our faith.
do we affirm as our Covenant toward God?
that God reconciles us in Jesus Christ and works among us through the
Holy Spirit, we will place the will of God first in our lives and seek
to serve God as God's way is revealed to us.
is our Covenant concerning the Church?
will express our common discipleship by public and private worship and
study of the Scriptures. We will endeavor to make this congregation a
vital part of the body of Christ through sacrificial giving of
ourselves in time, in effort, and in money. If we separate ourselves
from this congregation we will unite with another church where we can
carry out the spirit of this Covenant.
do we affirm as our Covenant concerning our mission?
that the spirit and teaching of Christ are able to redeem the world, we
will make it our task to proclaim and to embody the good news of God's
forgiveness and bear witness to the power of that spirit by showing
Christian love to all persons.
||As we go our separate ways we will support
one another and we will pray for strength from God to be faithful to