About Us

Governance
The government of the Fabius Christian Church of Fabius, New York, shall be free and independent from all others with the power and responsibility of government vested solely in the body of believers who compose the congregation. Affiliations with other religious bodies are strictly voluntary and associational and for some mutual benefit or common cause. There shall be no control or governance over the Fabius Christian Church by any outside body, ecclesiastical or otherwise.

Fabius Christian Church of Fabius, New York, accepts The Bible, God’s inspired Word, as its authority and guide in all matters of faith and practice and is in accord with the ordinances instituted by Christ in His earthly ministry which include

The government of the Fabius Christian Church of Fabius, New York, shall be free and independent from all others with the power and responsibility of government vested solely in the body of believers who compose the congregation. Affiliations with other religious bodies are strictly voluntary and associational and for some mutual benefit or common cause. There shall be no control or governance over the Fabius Christian Church by any outside body, ecclesiastical or otherwise.

Fabius Christian Church of Fabius, New York, accepts The Bible, God’s inspired Word, as its authority and guide in all matters of faith and practice and is in accord with the ordinances instituted by Christ in His earthly ministry which include:

  • The freedom to worship God
  • Baptism
  • The Lord’s Supper
  • Each believer has direct access to God without need for any human intermediary
  • Guided by the Holy Spirit a freedom in scriptural interpretation that is in agreement with the principle of biblical interpretation referred to as the “analogy of faith” meaning all Scripture is in agreement and will not contradict itself
  • Responsibility to witness personally and socially
  • Responsibility to the welfare of our community, both domestic and foreign
  • Responsibility for the contribution of our tithes and offerings to support the ministries of the church
  • Responsibility to disciple and encourage the growth of one another in the Christian faith

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Membership
Making a profession of faith, being confirmed, or being baptized, does not automatically make one a member of the Fabius Christian Church. One must also subscribe to the church Covenant, Constitution, and By-Laws, and be received into the fellowship of the church after review by the Advisory Board. Therefore, those who subscribe to the Covenant, Constitution, and By-Laws may seek membership upon demonstrating their Christian faith by:

  1. Professing their faith in Christ as their Savior by either receiving a believers baptism, or baptism as an infant and a later confirmation; or,
  2. Presenting a Letter of Transfer of Membership, being in good standing, from another Christian church; or
  3. Giving a Statement of Christian Experience, having been baptized or baptized as an infant and a later confirmed.

Upon meeting the above criteria, new members will be received and extended the right hand of fellowship by the church in a service designated for this purpose.