Join The Market Street Church
of Seventh-day Adventists
Learn more about Adventist Christians
We are a body of believers in Jesus Christ dedicated to sharing God's love with the men, women, and children in Oakland California. As a Seventh-day Adventist Church, we are also part of a global network of likeminded Christians spreading the gospel around the world. We see our church as a church that is committed to the spiritual and social growth of our community. Out church has been identified as a church with an inspiring worship service as well as a church that is involved with its community.
Join us in an exciting adventure of faith
We hope you’ll join us in the exciting and challenging adventure of celebrating God’s love, expressed fully in Christ, and being a friend and disciple of Jesus.
To join Market St. SDA Church, or learn more about Adventists, please contact us:
New members are welcome! Anyone who wishes to become a follower of Jesus Christ, and embrace the fundamental beliefs of Adventist Christians may become a member of the Market St. SDA Church. Inquiries for membership are welcome at any time.
New member inquiry
If you have been learning about Seventh-day Adventists and want to talk with a pastor about becoming a member of Market Street, please contact us.
Join by membership transfer
If you are already a member of another Seventh-day Adventist congregation and wish to transfer your membership to Market Street, please contact our pastors personally regarding your desire. Let us know where you currently hold membership (provide your full name, the name of your current church and its location—city, state/province, country) and please provide your current contact information—address, telephone number(s), and e-mail address.
Join by profession of faith
If you are already a member of another Christian church, have been previously baptized by immersion (following Jesus’ example in Matthew 3), and embrace the fundamental beliefs of Adventist Christians, you may join Market Street by Profession of Faith. This simply involves acknowledging your previous baptism, your understanding of and harmony with the beliefs of the church, and your desire to be a member of the Market St. SDA Church. Following your Profession of Faith, you will be welcomed into membership of the Market Street Church family. Please contact our pastors personally, regarding your desire to join by profession of faith.
Join by baptism
If you have not previously been baptized by immersion (following Jesus’ example in Matthew 3) or desire to be rebaptized (see Acts 19:1-7 for an example of rebaptism) we would be delighted to arrange for and prepare with you to take this essential step of joining the body of Christ. Following your baptism, you will be welcomed into membership of Market Street. Please call or write to us, or speak with one of the pastors personally, regarding your desire to join by baptism.
If you are able to attend services or visit Market Street, please introduce yourself to one of our pastors and let her/him know how the Market St. SDA Church may be of service to you.