The Episcopal Church understands Baptism to be the sacrament by which God adopts us as God’s children and makes us members of Christ’s body, the Church. A sacrament is an outward and visible sign of an inward and spiritual grace. In Baptism, the outward and visible sign is water in which the person is baptized in the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. The inward and spiritual grace is union with Christ in his death and resurrection, birth into God’s family the Church, forgiveness of sins, and new life in the Holy Spirit.
In Baptism, we welcome new members, adults and children into the Body of Christ, commit ourselves to support them in their life in Christ, and re-dedicate our own lives to Christ. The Episcopal Church recognizes as valid any baptism administered with water and in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Baptism is an event of primary significance and celebration not just for the individual but for the whole church therefore, baptisms are carried out as part of our regular Sunday worship service.
If you are interested in scheduling a date to be baptized or would like additional information, please call the church office at 912-537-3776 to arrange a time to meet with Rev. Denise.