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Catonsville Presbyterian Church. We'll add to this FAQ
How do I visit the church?
A cordial welcome is extended to visitors to participate in
worship and the many services, programs, and activities
offered by our church. Please see our
for a list of events or
any of our pastors or church staff for additional
How do I become a
There are three ways to become a member of Catonsville
- By confession of faith
in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior (and readiness to be
baptized if you have not been already)
- By reaffirmation of
faith (for those who are not currently an active church
member, but have been in the past) or
- By transfer of church
membership from another church.
Catonsville Presbyterian Church, potential members
attend our Exploring Membership gatherings which
introduce the history and organization of our church and
provide an understanding of who we are. The classes are
offered twice a year (fall and spring) either on a
weeknight evening or Saturday morning. Please check The
Messenger [provide link] for opportunities to attend.
After meeting with our
Session, new members are welcomed into the fellowship of
the church during worship.
Please register through the
Church Office at:
firstname.lastname@example.org and give
your contact information so we can put you on the
What are exploring membership classes?
Exploring Membership classes allow us to get to know
each other, to learn about the beliefs, commitments,
organization, staff, life and activities and the mission
of this church. The first major topic covered is the
basic nature of our church and why we come together as a
As we begin to share something of ourselves with each
other, who we are and why we are here, we explore
beliefs we hold in common as a church. What does it mean
to be part of the Reformed theological tradition? What
does the Presbyterian Church believe? What does the
congregation at Catonsville Presbyterian believe? We
look at how our church is structured, the organization
of the Presbyterian Church and its history.
The Christian Church has always served others as the way
of living out its beliefs in daily life. How do we
serve? Who do we serve? What is the importance of
Christian stewardship? Finally, we discuss what
Catonsville Presbyterian expects of its members and what
members should expect from Catonsville Presbyterian.
What is required of
Members are required to:
- Confess the
- Trust in Christ as
- Promise to follow
Christ and seek to be his disciple
Commit oneself to
attend church regularly and to become involved in
Members have a commitment to grow in the knowledge
of and commitment to this faith. Membership is an
adventure with God to live a different kind of life.
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Can I have my wedding at the
Who took the
photographs used in this website?
Most of the photographs
you see in this website were taken by local photographer, Robert Burke.