Christening Service

Having a child Christened

At a christening your child will be baptised.. This is the first step of an amazing journey with God, parents, godparents, friends family and the church. A lifetime of discovering more about love, faith and hope begins – a wonderful moment to celebrate.

baptism as part of a christening

Did you know 

You can have your child christened regardless of whether or not you are christened yourself

You can have your child christened whether or not you have been a regular churchgoer or not

Here at St. Mary’s we welcome baptisms as part of the christian journey of faith. we usually hold baptisms at 11.45am following the 10.00 am morning service on the second Sunday of the month. The service usually lasts about 45 minutes.




Want to find out more?image opf the baptism of a child

  • Contact the Baptism team at St. Mary’s to find out more about what we can do to arrange a Baptism for your child.
  • Talk to our Vicar about what a christening could mean for you and your family.
  • Visit for information about christenings, godparents and more.
  • To discuss a christening E-Mail the Baptism Team or telephone 01782 565601

Your child is precious to you and precious to God. You want the very best for them, and so does God. You want them to make right choices for themselves and others.

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