Liturgy On The Occasion Of The Birth, Baptism, Or Dedication Of A Child Part I

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

The following liturgies may be used in small or large family celebrations or in gatherings of the larger worshiping community. Adapt to local needs and customs.

On the Occasion of a Birth


Leader:We gather today in the spirit of rejoicing to celebrate the birth of [Name]. Let us bless the name of God who has brought this child into our home. Hear the word of the Lord from Matthew: "Let the little children come to me, and do not forbid them; for of such is the kingdom of heaven"...


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