While church attendance at Clearview Baptist Church is predicated on the interested party’s will to do so, membership at Clearview is obtained through the approval of a majority vote of the active church membership. Requirements for applying for church membership is for the applicant to be born again (saved), and baptized (by emersion). Church membership application can also be made by the applicant’s promise of a letter from another Southern Baptist Church. The applicant must be in right standing and fellowship at the time. Statement of faith is an acceptable means of application,as well, in cases where the applicant’s church of most recent membership no longer exists or applicants membership is from a denomination other than Southern Baptist.