As you begin this new series about church membership, it is important to first help students understand the importance of being a part of the body of Christ. There are many blessings in being a member of a local church. It’s truly a gift. With Jesus as the Cornerstone of His church, the people of God have the unique opportunity and calling to love and serve one another genuinely and intentionally. Check out Dr. Thom Rainer’s ARTICLE that provides a case for church membership. This is a great resource to help explain the “why” of church membership. As you begin this new series, help your students understand the purpose and value of being a member of a local body of believers.
1. Do you value your role as a member of your church? Why or why not?
2. What are some ways you can help your students find a way to connect with others in the larger church body?
3. Name some of the blessings you’ve experienced as a member of the body of Christ.