Babies and young children are too young to understand about Jesus and be baptised as believers. Instead, parents who wish their child to be brought up within the Christian fellowship will arrange with the Pastor for there to be a dedication ceremony as part of a Morning Service.
Child dedication begins with thanks being given to God for the birth of the child, followed by the parents dedicating themselves to bringing the child up in the Christian faith, supported by the church fellowship. Finally the Pastor, parents and congregation pray for God’s blessing on the child.
“Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it.” Proverbs 22:6 (NIV)
In dedicating our children to Christ we are praying and committing ourselves to encourage them as they attend the Crèche, Nursery, Sunday School and Bible Class. And as they grow up that they would give themselves to Christ and be baptised as believers.
If you wish to discuss the possibility of having a child dedicated at KBC, please contact the pastor.