Baptismal Affirmation

Baptismal Living – Additional Resources

Baptismal Affirmations written by Dr. Thomas Johnson

(Permission is given to use and reproduce affirmations in educational/home setting)


Current Listing (check back often as new affirmations are always being added)


Baptismal Affirmation Rites


BAPTISMAL AFFIRMATIONS FOR LIFE MILESTONES OR SPECIAL LIFEEVENTS

v  Baptismal Affirmation in Thanksgiving for the birth of a child

v  Baptismal Affirmation for a New Home

v  Baptismal Affirmation for Celebrating a Wedding Anniversary

v  Baptismal Affirmation Service for the New School Year

v  Baptismal Affirmation for Graduation

v  Affirmation of Baptism Ritual for being the caretaker of a new pet.

v  Baptismal Affirmation Service for Retirement

v  Baptismal Affirmation for a time of Death and Dying

v  Baptismal Affirmation for Anniversary of a Loved One’s Death

v  Affirmation of Baptism before leaving on a trip or going on vacation and for homecoming.

v  Baptismal Affirmation before being away for an extended period of time (e.g., going to camp)

 

Daily and Personal Baptismal Affirmation Rites

v  For daily baptismal affirmation

v  Baptismal Affirmation for a New Day/ for New Opportunities/for a New Year

v  Baptismal Affirmation for Times of Weariness and Worry

v  Experiencing the Spirit within One's Own Baptismal Journey (Meditation)

 

 

Seasonal Baptismal Affirmation Rites (to be done in the home or in church)

v  Baptismal Remembrance for Thanksgiving Day

v  Baptismal Affirmation to be included in All Saints Sunday

v  Baptismal Affirmation for the Lighting of Advent candles

v  Baptismal Affirmation for St. Nicholas Day (Dec.6)

v  Baptismal Affirmation before opening   

        Christmas presents

v  Baptismal Affirmation for St. Patrick’s Day

v  Baptismal Affirmation for Valentine's Day

v  Baptismal Affirmation for Mother’s Day

v  Baptismal Affirmation for Father’s Day

 

Baptismal Affirmations for Relationships within Community

 

v Blessing of Intentional Relationships and Mutuality or Affirming our Unity in Christ and sharing the Spirit's guidance

v Blessing for the Discovery of our Baptismal Ministry and Gifts

v Affirmation of Baptism in Recognition of Ministries in the Congregation/ Installation Service for Church Officers to Baptismal Affirmation

v Baptismal Affirmation for Rally Day (First day of Sunday School)

v Baptismal Affirmation for Craft/Family night

v Baptismal Remembrance for Receiving New Members

v Baptismal Affirmation for National Tragedy and Mourning