Becoming a Member

The Covenant Process


CdM Community Church, Congregational is a covenant-based community, and submitting a written covenant is the way you become a member.

Through your covenant, you express your intention to join in the faith, work and fellowship of CdM Community Church, Congregational.  We are a community of intentional, committed Christian seekers and believers who have also covenanted according to what our best understanding of God's will for our lives, individually and collectively.

Once you become a member of CDM Community Church, Congregational, you retain your membership by submitting a new covenant each year.

What Is a Covenant


A covenant with CdM Community Church, Congregational is a statement of intention, beginning with the intention to be a member. It states your desire to be a member and includes any of the commitments you would like to make regarding CdM Community Church, Congregational, such as participation, service, financial contributions, exclusionary clauses, faith concerns, spiritual disciplines, areas of special interest, and anything else you wish to note and remember. Your covenant is your opportunity to say “I’m in” and “This is the way I will support us.”

We have prepared a paper on, "WHY WE WRITE COVENANTS AND WHY COVENANTS ARE THE ONLY BASIS FOR OUR MEMBERSHIP IN THE CHURCH."

Your covenant can be as little or as much as you feel called to do. It is not necessary to believe exactly as we do or make any specific commitment of time or money, beyond desiring to be a member. Further commitments to CdM Community Church Congregational are between you and God.

Covenant Requirement


To be a member of CdM Community Church, Congregational a covenant must be submitted in writing either via email
or by regular mail to:

CdM Community Church, Congregational
c/o Rev. Bruce Van Blair
611 Heliotrope Avenue
Corona del Mar, CA 92625

Covenant Format


There is no set format for our written covenants. For convenience, we have created a form you might find helpful, available in the following formats:

Covenant Form – Adobe Fill-In PDF (save form to your desktop before filling in)

Financial Pledges


The annual budget of CdM Community Church, Congregational depends on the level of commitment of its members. To make a pledge, please mail a check or money order, made payable to CdM Community Church, Congregational, to:

CdM Community Church, Congregational
c/o Rev. Bruce Van Blair
611 Heliotrope Avenue
Corona del Mar, CA 92625