Baptism Orientation

Congratulations on your decision to publicly express your faith in Christ through water baptism!

We are honored to be a part of one of the most important days of your life with Christ.

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What Does Baptism Mean

Two thousand years ago, Jesus told all of his followers to “go and make disciples of all nations. Baptize them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Teach them to obey everything I have commanded you” (Matthew 28:19-20). Jesus knew baptism was SO important! Here are three of the reasons why we believe every Christian should be baptized:

1. Baptism Represents New Life

When we accept Jesus into our lives, we are saying “I want Jesus to be in charge.” The old version of us, the one that said, “I’m in charge” is gone. We are a new creation (2 Corinthians 5:17). Just like Jesus rose from the dead, when we come out of the baptismal water we made “new.”

2. Baptism Represents Being Washed Clean

The Bible tells us that baptism isn’t meant to wash dirt off our body, but it washes our conscience clean (1 Peter 3:21). Our sins that dirty our lives are washed clean by our faith in Jesus Christ.

3. Baptism Starts a Celebration

Whenever one person begins believing in Jesus, heaven celebrates! (Luke 15:7) When you’re baptized you’re starting an angel party. Also, we are baptized in front of our church because when you are baptized, you are joining a family of Christians, each one having been baptized just like Jesus told his disciples to do (Matthew 28:19-20). We as a church are so excited for you to join our family, and we want to celebrate with you!

Is Baptism Your Next Step?

Sign up for our next Baptism Sunday!