Behavioral Covenants Of Beaver Lake Lutheran Church

·       We seek to build each other up and NOT tear down.

·       We respect and honor the office of pastor and other lay leaders.

·       We seek to communicate clearly, completely, directly and respectfully.

·       We pledge to listen respectfully to one another – keeping in mind that the Holy Spirit works through all of us.

·       We offer our opinions with charity and humility.

·       We seek to discover what is best for our church as a whole, not what may be best for us or for some small group in the church.

·       We accept disagreement, conflict and evaluation as natural and inevitable

·       We believe the best of each other and give each other the benefit of the doubt.

·       We strive to create a safe atmosphere for the open expression of opinions, questions and feelings.

·       We agree to deal with differences in the most direct but caring manner.

·       We agree to review how well our covenants have been honored at the end of each meeting.