In Baptism, we as a church community celebrate the momentous and joyous occasion of welcoming a new member of the Body of Christ. The Episcopal Church recognizes and affirms both adult and infant baptism. Adult baptism may serve to remind us that we need to take responsibility for our relationship with God in Christ ourselves. Infant baptism serves to remind us we can’t have a relationship with God without the help of the community.
There is no such thing as a private baptism in The Episcopal Church. Accordingly, all baptisms take place during public worship. Furthermore, all parents, godparents, and candidates attend a class and rehearsal before a baptism takes place, making sure that the day of the Baptism is as worry-free and meaningful as possible.
2013 Baptismal Dates
The day before each baptism, the clergy hold a required Baptismal class and rehearsal from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in Friendly Hall.
• Sunday, January 13, 2013 – 10:30AM Service ( Baptism of Our Lord )

• Sunday, March 30, 2013 ( Easter Vigil)

• Sunday, May 19, 2013 (The Day of Pentecost)
• Sunday, November 1, 2013 (All Saint’s Day)
Please contact the church secretary at (570) 825-6653, to schedule a baptism.

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