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    St Leonard’s Church Southminster



      Thank you for your interest in the services we offer for celebrating the birth of your child and welcoming children into the Christian Faith.  Please read on for further details of the Baptism Service and how to arrange one.


    Two possible services:-

Thank you’ Service   


  OR ‘Making promises’ Service


      OR both

      The birth of a new baby is an exciting time and one which is full of joy and expectancy.  We know you will want to celebrate this event.  The Church of England has two services for welcoming children.   

    One is to say Thank You for your new baby.  The other is to make Promises of Christian commitment and church membership.