Even though any and everybody are free to minister and be ministered to we are looking for men of God who want to be part of a spiritual army that will do the things that no else wants to do. The intake process is not to exclude anybody, but is in place to find those truly dedicated to serving God and working, without faint, for Him. The intake process tends to focus on community projects, learning more about the organization, how to become a more effective minister, and showing thyself to be a solider for the Lord.
Intake involving hazing or involving the person(s) in activities in which the person does not feel comfortable with is strictly forbidden and should not be conducted by any member of Men of God Christian Fraternity. Person(s) should not accept or be subjected to any form of hazing as outlined in the hazing policy.
Any grievances and disputes regarding membership should be referred to the National Office for investigation and resolution. Person(s) to the organization agree to follow all rules, regulations and guidelines relating to the membership process. The person further agrees to report in writing any infractions and violations of the rules, regulations and guidelines relating to the intake process. Failure by the person to abide by the intake process or to report illegal activities may exclude the person from membership in the Fraternity. The information should be sent to the National Office of Men of God Christian Fraternity, Inc., National Office, 5423 Oxbow, San Antonio, TX 78228.
NO Hazing [or Other Illegal Activities] Men of God Christian Fraternity, Inc. strictly prohibits hazing in any form whether physical or mental as a term or condition of membership in the organization. Hazing is illegal and a crime in most jurisdictions. Persons to the organization should participate only in the sanctioned membership process of the Fraternity. Persons must not agree to submit to hazing in order to obtain Fraternity membership.
Members of Men of God Christian Fraternity are forbidden from requiring any person to engage in prohibited membership activities. Members of Men of God are not authorized to require any person to engage in prohibited membership activities. All official contact and correspondence to the person regarding membership will come from the National Office of Men of God Christian Fraternity, Inc. The only official and sanctioned contact regarding intake is outlined for the person in the Fraternity’s description of the “MEMBERSHIP PROCESS”. Persons should only participate in membership activities according to the date, time and place established by the National Office or chapter executive board. Further, no individual member of the Fraternity may require additional or different terms or conditions of membership for a person or group of persons. Persons should immediately report any infraction or irregularity in membership to the National Office.
FOR YOUR INFORMATION: “HAZING"...is any action taken or situation created that involves or results in abusive physical contact or mental harassment of a prospective Fraternity member. Any such action is considered HAZING whether it occurs on or off the Fraternity premises, campus or place where chapters or prospective members meet. HAZING also is described as any action that results in excessive mental or physical discomfort, embarrassment or harassment. Such activities include, but are not limited to, paddling, creation of excessive fatigue, physical or psychological shock, morally degrading or humiliating activities, late work sessions that interfere with scholastic activities, and any other activities inconsistent with fraternal law and the regulations and policies of the affiliated educational institution and federal, state or local law. The above-described actions are expressly forbidden. Members or chapters involved in such infractions are subject to disciplinary action.
Anyone who participates in hazing a person does not represent Men of God Christian Fraternity, Inc. Any person who commits hazing is individually and personally liable to the victim and can be subject to a lawsuit for monetary damages. Individuals involved in hazing also face severe disciplinary action by the Fraternity.