2806 Appleby Sand Rd. Nacogdoches, TX 75965            (936) 564-0818            austin.heights.bc@sbcglobal.net

Austin Heights Baptist Church Covenant

Gathered by the grace of Jesus Christ, growing in the love of God, and empowered by the Holy Spirit, Austin Heights Baptist Church, as a community of disciples, enters into this covenant:

We commit to gather regularly to worship God, sharing in the abundance of the love
and grace of Jesus Christ;

We commit to grow spiritually through prayer, Bible study, service, and fellowship;

We commit to love each other by affirming, encouraging, and praying for one another,
forgiving one another and speaking the truth with kindness;

We commit to share our lives through gathering at a common table, playing together, celebrating
and helping each other as needs arise;

We commit to welcome children with the same love Jesus showed them, raising them in
​the practices of worship, prayer, Christian formation, and service;

We commit to be Christ’s servants through participation in His mission in the world; 

We commit to give sacrificially of our money, time, and talents in response to God’s gifts to us; 

We commit to care for God’s creation;

We commit to follow Jesus’ example and teaching in the ministry of reconciliation, including those who are outcast and welcoming into membership all who proclaim Jesus Christ as Lord;

We cooperate with other faith communities
​in the discovery of God’s purpose for our lives and the world.

​With God’s help we will live out this covenant.