Baptism (or christening) marks the beginning of a journey with God which continues for the rest of our lives, the first step in response to God’s love.
Jesus said, ‘I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly.’ John 10.10
We would be delighted to hear from you if you are thinking about a christening for your baby or child, or indeed if you are thinking about making your own step of faith through baptism or confirmation. You can contact us below , and you can find out more about baptisms at churchofenglandchristenings.org.
by the power of your Holy Spirit
you give your faithful people new life in the water of baptism.
Guide and strengthen us by the same Spirit,
that we who are born again may serve you in faith and love,
and grow into the full stature of your Son, Jesus Christ,
who is alive and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit
now and for ever.