Baptism in the Church of England

We're delighted you're thinking of baptism for your child. Your child is precious to you and precious to God. At baptism you promise to raise your child to know God loves them, and to help them to follow Jesus as a member of the Church.

What is baptism?

In baptism, you as parents are: thanking God for his gift of life, making a decision to start your child on the journey of faith and asking for the Church's support.

For your child, baptism marks the start of a journey of faith, which involves turning away from all that is evil, turning towards Christ and becoming a member of the local and worldwide Christian family.

Baptism can happen at any age. What matters is that those concerned are committed to bring up a child as a Christian.

If you would like to find out more about Baptism, If you would like to find out more about Baptism, please contact our Parish Priest, the Revd Sarah Dangerfield 01386 861669 or by email.   

More information about the Church of England Baptism can be found here

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