Baptism and Confirmation
last updated on: 23rd Nov 2011
Baptism, Confirmation and the Affirmation of Baptismal Faith – An Introduction
If you wish to have your child baptised or confirmed you can find your local Leicester or Leicestershire Church by visiting A Church Near You
What follows is intended both as general introduction to the Church of England’s understanding of Christian initiation and as a guide to the services of Baptism, Confirmation and Affirmation of Baptismal Faith for those interested in Baptism in Leicester and Leicestershire.
It is designed to be read straight through, but if you are looking for specific information it may be helpful to know that the site is structured as follows:
Section A is a general introduction to the theology and practice of Christian initiation in the Church of England.
Section B gives you information about Baptism and also about the service of Thanksgiving for the Gift of a Child.
Section C gives you information about Confirmation
Section D gives you information about the Affirmation of Baptismal Faith
Section E tells you what to do if you want to take things further.
If you would like a more general overview of baptism, please click here http://www.cofe.anglican.org/lifeevents/baptismconfirm/baptism1.html