Last week we witnessed a baptism. Malcolm talked about the importance of baptism as a mark of committing to a certain way of life. But he also mentioned how rarely many of us reflect on our own baptisms. In the New Church we practice infant baptism, meaning many of us were not even conscious of what was going on when it took place, and have no memory of it. How do we confirm and affirm that we as adults accept the promises made when we were infants? Or if baptised as adults, how do we confirm and affirm the promises made years ago when younger? This Sunday we will look at various ways of confirming the promises of baptism and making sure the commitment of baptised remains with us.
The service will be broadcast live at https://www.facebook.com/newchurchwestville/live. You can also watch the service later at that same link.
- Song Lyrics
We will have three songs during the service that you can sing along with at home. You can download the lyrics to the songs here.
The readings for the service can be found here.
- Text Sermon
A PDF of the text version of the sermon can be found here.
If you are planning on attending in person you must fill out the Health Screening Questionnaire each time you are attending on the Sunday morning before the service.
You must also read the full explanation of the rules.