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Baptisms and Thanksgivings

Baptism

Baptism marks the start of the journey of faith as someone becomes a Christian and joins the family of the Church. Children and adults can be baptised; both make promises about the commitment they are making to follow Christ. Parents and godparents make those promises on behalf of the youngest children.

Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a service of saying thank you to God for the gift of a child. It can come before baptism or instead of baptism if you don't yet feel ready to make a full Christian commitment on behalf of your child. To find out more give Rev Sarah a call on 01963  250248 or email her at revsjgodfrey@gmail.com.

 

For a brilliant introduction to baptism and christening in the Church of England please click here