Christenings, also known as baptisms, are an important part of our worship across the whole benefice.
If you are considering a baptism for you or someone in your family please find some useful information on this page and please contact us.
Frequently asked Questions
A Christening service sees people being baptized with water. Hence why it can be called a Christening or Baptism.
The opportunity to be baptized is available to everyone. Adults, children and babies are all welcome to be baptized and across the benefice we have regular services where this is possible.
The first thing we ask you to do is get in contact with us so we can get some details and discuss what needs to happen next.
All those being baptised, parents and Godparents will be invited to a baptism preparation event, these happen regularly in advance of the service itself and it is our hope and expectation that all those able to attend.
You can find out more about Christenings at this brilliant Church of England Website.
As a church community we take the promises we make in Christening services seriously. We promise to welcome and uphold those being baptized and we enjoy putting that into action.
We have a Toddler Group every Monday (Term Time) 9:30-10:30am at St. Thomas à Becket you can find more information here. Everyone is warmly welcome.