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From: Anne Peat <>
Subject: Re: [Ess] Half baptisms
Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2007 08:20:57 +0100
And the URC baptise infants now - though in the past the Congregational
and Presbyterian churches which now make up the uRC may not have done
On 13 Jun 2007, at 07:17, Charani wrote:
> gwyn bailey wrote:
>> Thank you for this further information, Mike.
>> Yes the 'Naming and Blessing' was in the local Parish Church here in
>> Essex, i.e. the Church of England. The church I now attend is a Free
>> Church which also christens infants, as do the local Methodist and
>> Roman Catholic churches. I honestly do not know about the Baptist or
>> United Reform Churches so will ask around as I am now interested!
> The Baptists have a Naming and Blessing service with adult baptism
> (full immersion) when the child is deemed old enough to fully
> understand what it means. My sister in law is a Baptist and my neice
> and nephew were done when they were 13 and 15 resepecitvely.
> Charani (UK)
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