The Word of God

New to Praise The Lord Ministries or want to become a member?

Here are some frequently asked questions:

How do I become a member?
Accept the invitation at the end of each service to become a part of Praise The Lord Ministries.

What is expected of me as a new member?
As a new member you will be expected to:

  • regularly attend and participate in worship services
  • participate in weekly bible study
  • serve in a ministry
  • give financially as a consistent tither
  • spread the gospel

Why should I complete New Member classes?
New member classes are important because they help new members understand the mission, vision and values of Praise The Lord Ministries. After completing classes, new members will feel more a part of the PTLM community and will also be able to participate in ministry.

Is childcare provided at new member classes?
For new members attending the Thursday night classes, children can attend the bible study classes for children ages 4 years through high school.

Which translation of the Bible do you use?
Various translations are used to give an understanding of God’s Word. The New Living Translation (NLT) is the standard version for our scripture readings. Choose a bible that is personal to you and bring it with you to all services that you may compare what is being taught with the Word of God.

How do I get baptized?
Water baptisms are held the third Sunday of each month. If you have accepted Christ as your Lord and Savior and have not been water baptized you must complete Discipleship classes before the baptism. Contact the Evangelism Ministry.

Is there a dress code? How do I dress for church?
You can expect a variety of dress styles among the congregation. You may dress however you are comfortable. We just ask that your dress be respectful to the other congregants as well as to yourself (i.e. no clothing or items that would be considered offensive because of graphics, language or message or of a provocative nature).
Third Sunday is Communion Sunday so leaders dress in official clergy attire.
Fourth Sunday is Youth Sunday so casual wear or jeans are appropriate for all attendees including clergy.

How often do you hold communion?
We hold our communion service on the Third Sunday of each month.

Do you provide nursery and child care during Sunday worship services?
Yes, we provide a safe nursery and children’s program for those age 4 years to 12 years old during the 11:30am Sunday worship services.

My question isn't listed here. Who can I ask?
You may contact the church office via phone Monday – Friday 9am – 6pm or email us at .

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