The role of Sacrament

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  • The role of Sacrament
    • Infant Baptism
      • Parents and Godparents make promises on behalf of the child.
      • A sign of the cross is made on the baby's forehead and water is poured on their head from the font in the church.
      • A lighted candle is given to represent the light of Jesus.
    • Adult Baptism
      • Some non-conformist churches (eg Baptist Church) prefer adult Baptism because they feel only an adult can make the choice of belonging to the Church.
      • Each candidate is asked questions about their faith and why they want to become a Christian.
      • They are baptised through full immersion.
    • The Eucharist
      • Re-enactment of the Last Supper
      • The bread and wine are symbolic of Jesus' body and blood.
    • "Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Holy Spirit." (Matthew 28:19)


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