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BAPTISM

August 25th

SERVICE TIME  9:30 

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August 25th 

Order of Events

1 SERVICE

OUTSIDE

CHAIRS ARE PROVIDED

 

9:30am

Service Begins

Worship

  • Take you at your Word
  • I've witnessed it
  • Gratitude

10:00am

Message

Mark Wright - Senior Pastor

10:45am

Dismiss to Pond

11:00am

Baptism Celebration at the Pond

12:00pm - 1:30pm

Lunch Provided

Bounce Houses

Fellowship


* If your getting baptized, please arrive 15 minutes early to pickup your t-shirt at the Gazebo outside.  You may then change in the restrooms and wear it during baptism if you wish.

*Bring a towel and change of clothes

 *We will be taking videos and pictures during the service and make them available later

*If you want someone to get baptized with you or be baptized by a certain pastor, just let us know as you are in line right before you are up


Frequent Questions

WHY SHOULD I BE BAPTIZED?

Jesus commanded it.

 “Therefore, go and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit.”  Matt 28:19

 

Jesus set the example.

“Then Jesus went from Galilee to the Jordan river to be baptized by John.”  Matt 3:13

 

It is a public declaration of your faith in Jesus.

“Everyone who acknowledges me publicly here on earth, I will also acknowledge before my Father in Heaven.”  Matthew 10:32

WHAT IS THE MEANING OF BAPTISM?

It is a symbol of being united with Jesus in his death and resurrection. 

“For you were buried with Christ when you were baptized.  And with Him you were raised to new life…”. Col 2:12

 

It is a symbol of being washed of my sins through Jesus.

“Washing of regeneration” Titus 2:12

 

Baptism doesn’t save you, it is an outward symbol of an inner commitment you have already made.

“God saved you by his grace when you believed.”  Eph 2:8-9

WHO SHOULD BE BAPTIZED?

Everyone who has made the decision to put their faith in Jesus.

“If you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, you will be saved.”  Romans 10:9

 

Children should be old enough to understand and believe on their own.  Generally, children 1st grade and older are eligible at their parents discretion.  Children have their own kid-friendly orientation, with a parent, through Pastor Ethan.

SHOULD I BE BAPTIZED AGAIN?  

If you were baptized as an infant or before you were old enough to understand, we encourage you to register, but you don’t need to keep being baptized after that.  

WHAT IS THE PROCESS?

Register using the link above, use the “Next Steps” card in the seat back at church, or stop by the YES table on Sunday.

 

Attend a 15 minute info session in the Well Spring Room where you can get all your other questions answered. The sessions will occur the few weeks before the celebration.

 

Invite your friends and family to come witness your baptism at our annual outdoor baptism celebration.  We will provide you with printed invitations at the Info session.

 

You can invite a family member or friend who has been instrumental in your walk with Christ to assist with your baptism.