The membership of Lakeside Baptist is composed of persons who have given evidence of regeneration by the Spirit of God, who have been scripturally baptized by immersion, who have subscribed to the Church Covenant and the Articles of Faith and agreed to abide by the Constitution of this church. Membership may be attained by the following methods:

  1. By profession of faith in Christ and baptism by immersion or
  2. By letter from other churches of like faith, provided applicant is a member in good standing and has been scripturally baptized or
  3. By statement of Christian experience and scriptural baptism into another church of like faith, provided that the church no longer exists or for some valid reason a letter cannot be obtained, and
  4. All prospective members shall be formally received with the recognition of the Pastor and/or Deacons of the church at regular business meetings.