& Child Dedications
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Everyone who makes a decision to follow Christ should be baptized.
Baptism is the first step of obedience.
Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ. Acts 2:38
Baptism is by immersion.
We were therefore buried with him through baptism into death in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, we too may live a new life. Romans 6:4
Baptism is an outward symbol of your faith.
You are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus, for all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ. Galatians 3:26-27
Christian parents who dedicate a child are committing to do everything within their power to raise the child in a godly way, prayerfully until he or she can make a decision on his or her own to follow God. Parents who make this vow of commitment are instructed to raise the child in the ways of God, and not according to their own ways. Some of the responsibilities include teaching and training the child in God’s Word, demonstrating an example of godliness, disciplining according to God’s ways, and praying earnestly for the child.
Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it. Proverbs 22:6
An Example of Child Dedication in Scripture
When God answered Hannah’s prayer by giving her a son, she remembered her vow:
Child Dedication Class
This information session is designed to help you better understand Child Dedication. The session is 30 minutes in length and occurs on the Sunday before Child Dedication, 10:30-11:00am. Childcare is provided.
Please click here to register for one of our upcoming Child Dedications.