You need to book a Baptism, preferably two months in advance – remembering that the summer period, and Bank Holiday weekends tend to be very popular. Only one family will have a service at the given time. If, as an adult or older child, you wanted to be baptised, we would expect that you would […]

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Parents and godparents have a very important part to play in baptism. New parents often need all the help they can get, and this applies to the Christian life too.  As your child grows, he or she will need supporters on the journey of faith. It is usual to have up to four godparents of either gender. […]

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At a baptism service water is poured over the person’s head as they are given their name as a sign of God’s blessing.  The person is signed with the cross (special oil may be used for this) as a sign that they now belong to God.  A candle is given as a symbol of God’s […]

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The Church of England welcomes all babies, children, adults and families, whatever shape that family takes.  You do not have to be married to ask for a baptism for your child.  You do not have be an active churchgoer – as a parent you do not even have to baptised yourself.  Everyone is welcome at […]

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Wherever you live you  may be baptised, or have your child baptised, at any one of our churches in the Parish of Seacroft. Click here to see a map of the Parish of Seacroft Baptisms are held on some Sundays either during the main service at 10am at St James’, St Paul’s and St Richard’s or […]

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