Membership

As a response to God’s gracious initiative in Baptism, you will be asked to pledge your loyalty to the life and ministries of The United Methodist Church and to promise to uphold Aldersgate United Methodist Church with your prayers, presence, gifts, service, and witness.  You will then be part of the universal Church and part of a particular community of Christians where you are known and watched over in love.

Since all that seek to be members come with different experiences and backgrounds, there are a number of pathways to follow in becoming a member of Aldersgate UMC.

If you have never been baptized and you desire to be a Christian you will prepare for baptism.

  • If you were baptized as an infant or young child and have not made a profession of faith and been confirmed, then you will prepare to reaffirm your baptismal covenant.
  • If you are a member of another part of the church (such as Baptist, Presbyterian or Lutheran), then you will want to prepare to transfer your membership from that church to Aldersgate UMC.
  • If you are a member of another Christian church that does not transfer membership, you will want to prepare to make a profession of faith and be received as a member.
  • If you have any questions about the journey of becoming a Christian and a member of Aldersgate UMC, contact Rev. Tracy MacKenzie by email at tracy@aldersgate-slidell.org or at 985.641.5829.  She will be happy to answer your questions and help you discern what next steps you want to take.

UPCOMING EVENTS

August 27, 2017
  • Share Holders Lunch

    August 27, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    John Wesley Center

    If you bought shares from the Youth or supported Youth Mission Fundraisers over the past year, please come celebrate an amazing summer with us! Our Youth will be sharing their stories and experiences from their summer mission trip.

September 8, 2017
  • Parents' Night Out

    September 8, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    John Wesley Center

    Pizza, Games, Bounce House & Movies!
    $20 per Child. For ages 3yrs (potty-trained) through 12 yrs. old.
    Sponsored by the AUMC Children's Ministry.

September 10, 2017
  • Family Promise Hosting Session

    September 10, 2017 @ 8:00 am - September 17, 2017 9:00 pm

September 23, 2017
  • Van Geaux IX

    September 23, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    John Wesley Center

 

8:30am - Traditional Worship

Join us for this traditional United Methodist worship experience, built around liturgy, congregational prayer, hymns led by the choir and organ, hearing the spoken word, and reflecting upon it with current, relevant messages, and caring for one another in prayer.

9:45am - Sunday School

Our Sunday School hour includes 10 adult classes, a youth class, sixth/seventh grade confirmation class, and seven other children’s classes.

11:00am - Contemporary Worship

Come as you are to this contemporary worship experience.  This service features our praise bands sharing new and favorite songs, experiential messages rooted in the scriptures, and a time build our community through prayer.

Aldersgate United Methodist Church
360 Robert Blvd
Slidell, LA 70458
(985) 641-5829
aumc@aldersgate-slidell.org
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