11. Covenants, Rules & Declaration – Church Associations

8.1 The Church shall be an independent church and shall be free of all denominational associations and shall in no way be associated with bodies holding to or associating with liberal theology so called, or ritualistic practises, nor with the Roman church or the ecumenical movement.
8.2 However, the church shall be free to associate with any gospel church, so far as it is compatible with the Scripture and its own independence, and shall actively seek to promote true spiritual unity, harmonious love, consistent discipline, and united witness between gospel churches.
The State.
8.3 The Church shall be separate from politics and the state. Pastors/Elders, as such, are not free to engage in political controversy, but individual members, as citizens, may enter into national and local politics if they possess the ability.
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