All people are invited to share in worship and in ministry. Mountainside Church welcomes all who love God, who profess Jesus Christ as Lord, and all who seek to live in peace with one another in the fellowship of this local church. You do not have to be a member to enjoy the many opportunities found at Mountainside. If you are new to the church, you are invited to visit with our pastor any time to learn more about life at Mountainside and how you might get connected.
Perhaps you have connected and now desire to join this church familiy as a member. You may join by:
Profession of Faith and Baptism – If you are not a baptized Christian, the first step is to accept Jesus as your Savior and be baptized. Our pastor will explore this with you.
By Transfer from another United Methodist Church or another Christian Denomination – You are asked to affirm your vows of baptism and answer one question asked of all members of the United Methodist Church: “Will you be loyal to the United Methodist Church and uphold it by your prayers, your presence, your gifts and your service?”
By Affiliate Membership – If you are a United Methodist temporarily living in the Hot Springs Village area and you wish to retain membership in your “home” church, you can become an Affiliate Member of Mountainside United Methodist Church. This grants you pastoral care, fellowship and participation at Mountainside United Methodist Church. You will be counted on the rolls of your “home” church.
By Associate Membership – If you are a member of another Christian denomination temporarily living in Hot Springs Village area and you wish to retain membership in your “home” church and denomination, you can become an Associate Member of Mountainside which grants you pastoral care, fellowship, and participation at Mountainside United Methodist Church. Your name will stay on the roll of our “home” church.