New bookings will be taken from the 1st July. Thank you. 




We're delighted you're thinking of baptism for your child. Your child is precious to you and precious to God.

In baptism, you as parents are: thanking God for the gift of life, deciding to start your child on the journey of faith, asking for the Church's support, and encouraging them in becoming a member of the local and worldwide Christian family. Baptism is a 'sacrament': a visible sign of God's love.

Teenagers and adults may also be baptised (you’re never too old!) and sometimes this is included within a celebration of Confirmation by the Bishop.

Baptisms (Christenings) are generally held at 12noon on a Sunday at St Botolph’s and at St Mark’s.


In the first instance please contact -

Fr Cyril Showers    01474 535814 or Marion Fielder-White    01474 823381

who will arrange to visit you and talk to you about the Baptism Service, booking a date and completing the Baptism application form.

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