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Baptism

Baptism at Mariners


baptism-main-720pBaptism is an important step in your journey as a follower of Christ and an outward symbol of the work He has already done in your life. The Bible paints a beautiful picture of baptism as our identification with Jesus in His death, burial, and resurrection. When you make the decision to accept Christ as your Savior, the Bible says that your old way of life is dead, and you are beginning a new life with Christ.

Accepting Christ as your Savior means you believe that Jesus Christ died on the cross for your sins and that by His death and bodily resurrection, He bridged the gap between you and God for all time. If you have come to this point in your spiritual journey, you are ready to be baptized. At Mariners, our church family comes together on this special occasion to celebrate your commitment to your new life in Christ.

Or have you forgotten that when we became Christians and were baptized to become one with Christ Jesus, we died with Him? For we died and were buried with Christ by baptism. And just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glorious power of the Father, now we also may live new lives. Romans 6:3-4

 

Baptism Is An All Church Event

At Mariners Church we have baptism celebrations a number of times each year. We encourage the whole church to come out and celebrate as people of all ages make this public commitment.

Upcoming All Church baptisms:

  • Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020 – 11:10am
  • Saturday, March 28, 2020 – 6:15pm
  • Sunday, March 29, 2020 – 11:10am
  • Sunday, May 3, 2020 – 11:10am
  • Saturday, June 13, 2020 – 6:15pm
  • Sunday, June 14, 2020 – 11:10am
  • Saturday, June 27, 2020 – VBS Celebration Only

A one hour baptism class is offered on the above listed Sundays only at 8:30am in the Ministry Center Building, 3rd Floor Corner Office – no registration is required for the class. The class is not a requirement to be baptised. The class is for informational purposes only.

You may pick up a tote with t-shirt & shorts to change into at the Baptism Registration Table near the Baptismal just before the service or when you are excused early from the service. A towel will be provided upon exiting the baptismal.

Mariners Church does not offer infant baptism as we believe that a child must be old enough to understand what it means to put his faith in Christ before he can be baptized. We offer a child dedication ceremony which is an opportunity for you as a parent to publicly declare that you want to raise your child to develop his own relationship with Christ. If you would like to dedicate your child, you are required to attend a class and fill out an application before signing up for an upcoming ceremony.  Please see our Child Dedication page for more information or email [email protected].

For more information on baptism contact Tanya: [email protected]

Baptism Classes


We believe baptism is a big deal – so a couple times a year we bring everyone together to celebrate those making this big decision.

To prepare for the baptism celebration we offer Baptism Classes for all age groups leading up to the big day. We encourage everyone to take advantage of these classes so they are fully aware of the decision they are making.


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Child Dedication

We believe that baptism is meant to take place publicly when a person is old enough to make a personal decision to follow Christ. For that reason, Child Dedication is offered before baptism as a dedication service for families with young children. We celebrate the parents commitment to lay a Biblical foundation of teaching and personal example that can help lead the child toward a relationship with Jesus.

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Kids Baptism Class

This class is designed to help kids, grades 2-5, learn about the purpose and importance of baptism. Kids and their parents must attend this class prior to being baptized.

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Adults & Youth Baptism Class

A one hour baptism class is offered for Adults on the Sundays listed below at 8:30am in the Ministry Center Building, 3rd Floor Corner Office in Cube City.

No registration is required for the class. The class is not a requirement to be baptised and is for informational purposes only.

  • Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020
  • Sunday, March 29, 2020
  • Sunday, May 3, 2020
  • Sunday, June 14, 2020

Baptism Photos & Videos


We take pictures at all of our baptism celebrations. Feel free to look through them, find your images and download them!

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We also capture video during some of our baptisms. Use the button below to view previous videos.

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