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There are few things more joyous in a congregation than the presentation of a new baby or small child for baptism. With an attractive new design and updated to reflect the sacrament of baptism found in the new Book of Common Worship, The Baptism of Your Child: A Book for Presbyterians Families answers common questions new parents and new members with small children may have about having their children baptized.
Wehrheim walks parents through the traditional elements of Presbyterian baptismal service and offers resources to continue as a faith nurturer, growing your child’s faith in the years to come.
|Title: The Baptism of Your Child: A Book for Presbyterian Families (2018 Edition)|
By: Carol Wehrheim
Number of Pages: 56
Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date: 2018
|Dimensions: 8.50 X 8.50 (inches)|
Weight: 5 ounces
Stock No: WW263941
There are few things more joyous in a congregation than the presentation of a new baby or small child for baptism. But even lifelong Presbyterians can lack an understanding of the theology and terminology surrounding baptism. The Baptism of Your Child answers common questions new parents and new members with small children may have about having their children baptized, and it includes prayers and ideas for helping children grow in their faith.
Carol A. Wehrheim is author of The Baptism of Your Child; Getting It Together: Spiritual Practices for Faith, Family, and Work; and Giving Together: A Stewardship Guide for Families. She is an award-winning Christian educator in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and served as coeditor of Growing in God's Love: A Story Bible and general editor for the Feasting on the Word curriculum. She was on the editorial board for the Common English Bible and named APCE Educator of Year in 2001. In 2014, she was named Distinguished Alumna by McCormick Theological Seminary.