Guidelines For Planning A Service Of The Renewal Of The Baptismal Covenant

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

Planning for the renewal of baptism must be undertaken with the need of the local worshiping community in mind. This article reflects on this service of renewal and proposes guidelines for the worship planning process.

Participants and Setting

In most churches, the guiding of the act of the renewal and the voicing of the surrounding prayers will be in the hands of local clergy-the same person who has been pastor and counselor will be celebrant. (The Episcopal church reserves this presiding...


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