Embrace the Grace of God: Baptism at Perry Highway Lutheran Church

Welcome to a life-changing journey steeped in faith and community. At Perry Highway Lutheran Church, we’re here to walk with you every step of the way. As part of our spiritual family, we invite you to explore the grace-filled baptism ceremony, a significant milestone in our faith journey.

Join us as we celebrate the beginning of a beautiful faith journey. Here at Perry Highway Lutheran Church, we welcome infants, children, and adults to receive the sacrament of baptism by the guidelines of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.”

Understanding Baptism:

Baptism is a sacred rite and a means of grace, marking the recipient’s initiation into the Christian faith. It symbolizes the washing away of sin, the awakening of faith, and the individual’s incorporation into God’s family. We use water and the words, ‘I baptize you in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.’

The Process:

1. Inquiry and Initial Contact: Contact us via email or call our church office. We’ll connect you with our pastoral team to discuss the baptism process.

2. Pre-Baptism Meeting: A meeting with the minister will be arranged to discuss the significance of baptism and answer any questions you might have. This meeting will include parents and godparents or sponsors for the baptism of infants or young children.

3. Scheduling: We will work with you to schedule the baptism during a regular Sunday service, allowing the congregation to witness and participate in welcoming the new member into the Christian faith.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Include a section answering common questions about baptism, such as “Who can be baptized?” “What is the role of godparents/sponsors?” “Do we need to be church members to have our child baptized?”

Baptism Request Form:

At PHLC, we provide an online form where individuals can request more information or start the baptism process.  Fill out this form that collects the necessary details like the candidate’s full name, parents’ names (if applicable), preferred contact method, and potential dates for baptism.

Baptism is a sacred ceremony that signifies the beginning of your spiritual journey within our faith community. Perry Highway Lutheran Church is eager to accompany you on this journey, providing guidance, support, and the profound experience of God’s grace. Reach out to us today to start the baptism process and become part of our vibrant, loving community.

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