If you have not been baptized in water since you began to follow the Lord, follow the command of the Lord and be baptized in water as a public proclamation of your faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. This important ordinance is a great step in identifying with Jesus publically, that you are following Him.
This is for people who have made Jesus Christ their Lord and Savior and want to follow the instruction of Jesus to be baptized. Water baptism takes place four times a year and is conducted by one the MLFC pastors. You will receive Biblical instruction and the significance of this event in your life.
Pass by the information booth to obtain an application.You can also click here to download the form.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Q: Do I need to be baptized in order to be a Christian or go to heaven?
A: No. Baptism does not make you saved; it is a step that takes place after you get saved. It is an outward sign of an internal work
Q: Why be baptized?
A: It signifies that you have died to your sins, been buried with Christ and have risen with Him in newness of life. It is done in front of others to also "go public" with your faith in Jesus
Q: Do I need to be a member of MLFC to be baptized?
A: No, just a believer in Jesus Christ
Q: Do I need to be baptized at MLFC to be a member or a part of the church?
A: Absolutely not. If you have already been baptized in another church after you became a believer in Jesus, there is no need to be baptized again
Q: What if I was baptized as a baby?
A: If your parents did this for you as a baby, we honor their decision, but it was not yours. We do not see infant baptism practiced in the New Testament. What we do find are believers who after they have received Jesus Christ, presenting themselves for baptism. This is why we do not baptize babies, but dedicate them to the Lord. If you were baptized as a baby and have not yet been baptized since your received Jesus, we urge you to be baptized as a believer
Q: What will happen on that day?
A: Your baptism application will give you more instruction, but you will hear from God’s word regarding baptism for about 30 minutes and join others who will be baptized by immersion in the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. It is a wonderful experience that you will want to invite your family and friends to so that they can see you taking this wonderful step in your faith