Preparing for Baptism in the Episcopal Church - Pack of 25

Anne E. Kitch

Jul/2015, 56 Pages, SADDLE STITCHED, 8.25 x 10.75

ISBN-13: 846863021895

$155.00

$155.00

Buy in Bulk and Save! Priced at $7.50 for a single copy, this pack allows you to purchase 25 copies for $6.20 each!
• Accessible resource for clergy to give to new parents and new members as they seek baptism; bulk purchase option
• Preparation tool for families in planning a baptism
• Forms and checklists for families/individuals to fill out in preparation for baptism

Parents who are not active church-goers or have no knowledge of The Episcopal Church often return to a church to have their child baptized. Many adults who never had a relationship with a faith community seek baptism when they join a congregation for the first time. As our society becomes more secular, those who enter our churches are neophytes in more ways than in previous generations.

Clergy can give this accessible resource to families who seek to have an infant or child baptized, or to an adult who has not been affiliated previously with a faith tradition and desires to be baptized. Many new parents do not have an understanding of the service of Holy Baptism in The Episcopal Church, what is “required” of them as a parent, or how to prepare their child to receive the sacrament, including what it implies for the child’s future formation and their family’s involvement in living a Christian life.

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For parish clergy to give to parents or new members for use in baptism preparation, new parents, individuals preparing to be baptized, Christian educators, and those who teach baptismal preparation classes.

Anne E. Kitch is the Canon for Ministry Formation and Transitions in the Diocese of Bethlehem. A well-known and respected author of numerous books, including Taking the Plunge: Baptism and Parenting; What We Do in Church: An Anglican Child's Activity Book; Water of Baptism, Water for Life; and The Anglican Family Prayer Book, she is a graduate of General Theological Seminary and lives in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

Anne E. Kitch es una sacerdote Episcopal que ama el ministrar con los niños.  Ella vive con su esposo y dos hijos, quienes le ayudan diariamente a ver a Dios con ojos frescos.  Ella es actualmente la Canóniga para Formación Cristiana en la Iglesia de la Catedral de la Natividad en Belén, Pensilvania.

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