Baptisms and Thanksgivings

Baptism

We are delighted to welcome children and adults for baptism at Holy Trinity.  

In baptism God gives us new birth, adopts us as children and makes us members of the body of Christ, the church.   We commit to reject evil and turn our back on ‘sin’ - i.e. wrongdoing and attitudes that hold us back from God.  For very small children, the parents, godparents and sponsors do this on the child’s behalf.  

 The baptism service is a beautiful ceremony, the heart of which involves a person (child or adult) being called by their name as water is poured on their face or body in the name of God.  It is intended to show that all the riches and promises of God are for this beloved child, and that a personal relationship with God is possible.  It is the beginning of a journey with God that endures for our whole lives. 

 

Thanksgivings 

Some parents choose a service of thanksgiving for the birth of their child. This focus of this service is to celebrate the gift of the child and pray for the parents and family.  It is slightly more flexible than the baptism service, and can include a naming section if desired.  

 Our baptism and thanksgiving services are inclusive and child-friendly, often with contributions by family members.  In the last couple of years a number of families have included friends and relatives living overseas in the service through FaceTime.  

If you would like to know more about arranging a baptism or a service of thanksgiving at Holy Trinity, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. the Vicar. 

 

 

January services

Easter day service 2021

Sundays at 9am
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Note there is no live streaming of the Sunday Service during January.

'Becoming a Family of God'.
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Back in early February 2022

Sundays - 9am HT Kids
Tuesdays - 5.30pm Open for healing and prayer
Wednesdays - 7.30pm Meditation (1st & 3rd of the month)
Thursdays - 9.30am Periwinkles playgroup
10am Coffee and craft in the Hall

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Holy Trinity Hampton

10 Thomas Street, Hampton, Victoria 3188
Phone: (03) 9598 1707
Email: vicar@holytrinityhampton.org.au

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