The Hebrew word Shamar means watchman. The Covenant Shamar are men who have entered into the highest level of commitment within the ministry. They have proven extreme loyalty to the ministry and have entered into a lifetime covenant to serve and protect Covenant M/M. The Shamar are committed to go when called to go… serve, when called to serve… stand, when called to stand. This elite group of brothers stands as watchmen prepared to guard, protect, and attend to our ministry in any manner required. Covenant Shamar are comparable to an Elder in the church. The Shamar function as a board, responsible for all decisions, vision, leadership, safety and organization of Covenant M/M International. The Shamar Board is to be held to the highest standard of accountability. A Covenant Shamar should always conduct himself in a manner that reflects integrity, honor, and loyalty to not only Covenant M/M but to Christ Himself.
Cross-3/C3W is a higher level of membership representing extreme brotherhood/sisterhood. At this level of membership, Covenant M/M becomes more than a ministry to which a person belongs; it becomes a way of life. Cross-3/C3W Members are hardcore Christians and hardcore Covenant M/M Members for life. The Cross-3/C3W patch is to be respected by all Covenant M/M Members. Cross-3/C3W Members must meet the Qualifications of a Deacon outlined in 1 Timothy 3:8-13 “8 Deacons likewise must be men of dignity, not double-tongued, or addicted to much wine or fond of sordid gain, 9 but holding to the mystery of the faith with a clear conscience. 10 These men must also first be tested; then let them serve as deacons if they are beyond reproach. 11 Women must likewise be dignified, not malicious gossips, but temperate, faithful in all things. 12 Deacons must be husbands of only one wife, and good managers of their children and their own households. 13 For those who have served well as deacons obtain for themselves a high standing and great confidence in the faith is in Christ Jesus.
Full-Patch Membership represents a serious commitment to Covenant M/M. Full-Patch is available to any Christian, eighteen years of age or older, who is willing to stand with commitment and loyalty to Covenant M/M. A three-piece patch is not something to be worn lightly or without understanding. Full- Patch Members commit to wear only the CMM colors. Members may become Full-Patch Members after completing a minimum 12-month training period. During this period, the member will be referred to as a Prospect/Probate (Prospective/Probationary Full-Patch member) and must demonstrate loyalty and commitment to the brotherhood of Covenant M/M, our Member Covenant, and our Bylaws.