The milestones in our lives — births and baptisms, marriages, funerals and life celebrations — need new words to fit our new understandings. Even for people without a church community, the milestones matter. And so the words matter.
A Liturgy for Baptism
Dear Family and Friends, let us gather around for this celebration of Baptism.
Parents and God-Parents, who are you presenting for baptism?
Parents and Godparents: We present _________________ to be baptized.