IAoC Bylaws: 2017.08.01 Virtual Membership in the Congregation of the Church will be open to all persons 14 years of age or older who live more than 50 KMs from the Association Headquarters. A person shall become a Virtual Member of the Church by signing its virtual membership book and committing to participation in the Church by means of financial support as an indication of sympathy with the Church’s purposes and objectives. Virtual Members are entitled to the privilege of voting.
NB: Members under 18 year of age subscription is free
Joining IAoC is a straight-forward process. Our by-laws specify: If you accept the Articles of Faith as a Christian, then you can consider yourself part of IAoC. Any person who is Christian of any denominations, including the liberal Christian, shall be enrolled in the membership of this association by making a 21.00$ CAD pledge each year and it is equal to a confirmation of accepting church beliefs, rules and you must be involved in activities and supporting your association…
This “confirmation” is accomplished by receiving the “right hand of fellowship” from the Bishop and your “Membership Certificate”. Thereafter, you will be greeted by your fellow members!
To prepare for membership, to understand its benefits and responsibilities, and to ask questions, there are Inquirers’ Classes several times a year. Times and dates for the class will be published in a newsletter, the official websites and on this “Events Calendar“.
Membership Class A in the IAoC (Individual Membership) shall be acquired as provided in the Constitution and Canons of the EMMI. Of the members of the association, only those shall be entitled to vote at any meeting who shall be adult communicants (Canada 18 year old) and who for at least six months prior to that meeting shall have been faithful attendants at the services of the association, unless for good cause prevented, faithful contributors to its support, and faithful in working, praying and giving for the spread of the kingdom of God; these facts to be determined in each case by the Board in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution and Canons of the EMMI.