Welcoming Baptism

It’s a joy to welcome new members of the Church. At Sunday evening vespers we welcomed a family to our fellowship – Ayham for Baptism and Losanka, his partner, and Nicholas their baby. We were reminded too of the international nature of God’s church – Ayham is from Kuwait and Losanka from Bulgaria.

The sacrament of Baptism had a holy and intimate feeling as we gathered, a small group, around the font for Ayham’s baptism. The care and gentleness with which Fr Chris celebrated the sacrament helped make this a special moment for us all. The anointings, the baptism, the robing in white reminded us of our own baptisms and renewed our common faith.

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St Chrysostom’s is an Anglican (Church of England) parish church in Manchester. We’re an inclusive, diverse and welcoming faith community where people of differing backgrounds make friends. Find our Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/2364267899/
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