For other uses, see Chaplaincy disambiguation
EMMI is a chaplaincy started in 2010 in Canada and we share the message of Christ’s love for people throughout the world using two paths:
the United Methodist and Free Will Baptist. We need volunteers to renders our faith accessible to the communities by creating new traditions of knowledge sharing, spiritual growth, prayers and worship opportunities that touch people and lead them to experience Christ’s saving grace in a liberal and progressive way. We need Ministers, Chaplains, Elders, Stewardship, Ushers, prayer partners, etc. Training will be provided for the right candidates.
For your gift of time to offer to our church please contact us at:
Rev. Marie Yvonne, Bishop
The General Symposium is the governing body of the Eric Michel Ministries International. The Symposium is a connextion legislature that includes the Board of Elders and the House of Bishops. The Symposium meets every year and has the authority to amend the Constitution and Canons of the Eric Michel Ministries International; adopt the budget for the chaplaincy for the next year; authorize liturgical texts; adopt communions and covenants with other churches; set qualifications for orders of ministry and office-holders; elect officers of the General Symposium, the Executive
Council, and members of boards; and delegate responsibilities to the committees, commissions, agencies, and boards of the EMMI Chaplaincies.
Executive Council (House of Bishops)
The Executive Council of the EMMI Chaplaincy is an elected body representing the whole church. In the year between General Symposiums, the Executive Council meets quarterly. The Executive Council has the duty to carry out programs and policies adopted by General Convention and to oversee the ministry and mission. The Chaplaincy is in full communion with Eric Michel Ministries International as an integral portion of the Body of Christ composed of Chaplaincies, holding multi Christian denominations, as defined in our Canon Laws and Bylaws; teaching the same Word of God through our Sacraments, through our Ministries and by the Holy Spirit who given them to guide us into the truth.
By its constitution, each local Chaplaincy Board of Elders is responsible for all country, state and local laws and bylaws, and having the chaplaincy as a local entity as a Non-Profit Religious Entity Base on EMMI bylaws, each local chaplaincy board of elders is independent regarding any point of his administration.
Eric Michel Ministries International Assembly of Churches
The Assembly of Churches is under the Canadian Chaplaincy of Eric Michel Ministries International (See about the Assembly)
The partnership is for those who have been baptized and made confession of faith in Jesus Christ and wish to unite fully with our organization. Partnership in congregations of Eric Michel Ministries International comes with different labels.
Affiliate members are professing members of another Church or Christian Non-Profit organization who may wish to connect with the life, ministry, and watch-care of a fellowship. as a person, they have been baptized by water in the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit in another Christian denomination.
Affiliate or associate members. In Baptismal Covenant include in your formulation
“I present Name(s) who come to this fellowship as an associate partner from ____ Church.”
“I present Name(s) who come to this fellowship as affiliate partner from ____ Church.”
People who are seeking to become partner must affirm the faith of Eric Michel Ministries International.
We suggest that all people who are being received as affiliate members, or associate members participate
“As baptized Christians from ____ (Church) and partner of Eric Michel Ministries International”
The decision to join our organization is a very important one. We respect the importance of that decision and want to be helpful, but not coercive. We would be delighted to welcome you into our partnership as a member. We trust that God’s Spirit will guide you to relate in whatever way is right for you at this time. Although other differences of beliefs, doctrine, interpretation, and opinion may be held and expressed by various members, these are to be held and expressed in love and fellowship with those who may differ.
Since members of the EMMI are located in various locations throughout the world, members are subscribed to the Facebook Group Eric Michel Ministries Worldwide Gospel (www.facebook.com/emmiinterdenominational/)
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(Rev. Dr. Ken Allen)