The birth of a child is cause for celebration. Many parents wish to welcome a new child into their family in a formal way in the presence of family and friends. Whether you choose to call the ceremony a Naming Ceremony or a Baptism, the purpose is to give thanks for your child and for you and others to make promises to him or her that are heartfelt and meaningful. We do not have a set ceremony nor initiate the child into a particular faith although the ceremony will reflect your own spiritual beliefs, if any. You may choose religious or secular readings and poems, include prayers and a hymn/song or music of your choosing. Perhaps you would like an older sibling or a grandparent to take part in the ceremony too. We will work with you to create a ceremony which reflects who you are as a family.
The fee is currently £175.
If you are interested in arranging a ceremony for your baby or child, a thanksgiving following adoption or a ceremony for an older child, please send your contact details to the Ministry Team Leader, Reverend Amanda (Mandy) Reynolds, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call her on 07545 375721.