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
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.