Baptism Matters is an invaluable resource for all clergy, Readers, churchwardens, PCC members and all who wish to take seriously their baptismal vocation to serve God by enabling others to grow in faith.
Using scripture, tradition, reason and experience, the authors examine the theory and practice relating to all baptismal matters and provide a wealth of practical advice and suggestions for those involved in conducting baptisms, preparation and follow-up.
How to use the new liturgy
Formulating a baptismal policy
Preparing a family for their child's baptism
The role of godparents
Twelve ideas for baptism talks
Ways to keep in contact with the family after the baptism
Ways to help children develop in their faith
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The sacrament of baptism
Anglican baptismal policy
Baptism and the life of the Church
Preparing the Baptism
Using the new liturgy
Talks and resources for baptism services
After baptism what next?
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