1 As a parent or guardian you should ask yourself:
Are you prepared to the best of your ability to give the child
a Christian upbringing within the family of Christ’s Church?
Will you help the child to be regular in public worship and in prayer,
not only by your teaching but also by your example and your prayers?
Will you encourage your child in due time to come to Confirmation
It is not essential under Church law for parents to be baptised and
confirmed unless they are to be godparents.
2 It is usual to have three godparents, two of the same sex as the child
and one of the opposite sex, but to have one godfather and one godmother
is sufficient if there are problems finding three godparents.
Parents may be godparents to their own children, providing that the child
has at least one other godparent.
Sponsors in addition to godparents are permitted.
Church law demands that the godparents should be baptised and confirmed,
but the requirement of confirmation can be relaxed in certain cases.
3 If the candidate is no longer a child, sponsors, who like godparents should
normally be baptised and confirmed, may take the place of godparents.
4 A child should normally be baptised at his or her parish church or the church
the parents normally attend.
5 The usual times for baptism are _______________________________________
6 Please return this form to ___________________________________________
not less than _____________________________ before the day of the baptism.
Please ensure that you comply with the terms of the Data Protection Act.
A form can be completed online by selecting ONLINE FORM which, when sbmitted,
will be automatically emailed to the vicar
Or a copy of the form can be downloaded and printed by selecting DOWNLOAD FORM
Once completed please forward the form to the vicar
Forms are also available from the church.