What is a christening?
During a christening service your child will be baptized with water. It’s the start of an amazing journey of faith for your child and a special day for all your friends and family.
Your child is precious to you and precious to God. You want the very best for them, and so does God. You want them to make right choices in life, for themselves and for others.
A christening is just the beginning of this and so much more.
Over the years to come, it’s a journey you’ll share together with your child by:
- Being there for your child to talk to about the bigger questions of life – questions about hope, faith and love
- Praying for your child through the ups and downs of their faith journey
- Showing them practically how to make those good choices in life
- Helping them to learn more about their Christian faith, through their church and in other ways
So it’s a commitment to start as you mean to go on.
If you would like to know more, the Church of England Christenings website
offers lots of useful information. Or you can contact us
and one of the clergy team will be in touch with you to talk about what christening means, not just on the day but long afterwards.