Any person may be offered as a candidate for membership at Bethlehem Baptist Church upon completing a required new members class, interviewing with the pastor, and signing the church covenant. All such candidates shall be presented to the Church at any regular church business meeting for membership in any of the following ways:
1. By profession of faith and for baptism according to the policies of this Church
2. By promise of a letter from another Southern Baptist Church
3. By restoration upon a statement of prior conversion experience and baptism in a Baptist Church when no letter is obtainable
4. By statement from other Churches of like faith, if they were baptized by emersion after their salvation experience.