Going public with your faith!

At Wythenshawe Community Church, we believe in helping people find their way back to God, and baptism is an especially important part of the journey of a Christ-follower. We offer baptism classes for all ages as well as baptism events throughout the year.

In Jesus’ own words, being disciples is something that involves baptism. Jesus led by example by being baptised and then He asked His followers to do the same. Jesus then challenged His followers with this mission:

Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.
— Matthew 28:19-20 (NIV)

HERE'S WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

  1. Step One: Sign up

    Fill out our baptism registration form to tell us about yourself.

  2. Step Two: Pick a date

    A member of our staff will reach out to you with available dates.

  3. Step Three: Get prepared

    We will ask you to join a baptism class and then we will guide you as you prepare to share your story

  4. Step Four: Get baptised

    We will all celebrate together as you take this next step in your faith.

NOT SURE BAPTISM IS YOUR NEXT STEP?

We understand that you may have some questions, but we don't think those should keep you from looking into baptism and eventually taking that step.

What is baptism?

Jesus was baptised and since then his followers have followed His example. Baptism is a way for you to do the same and participate in a common experience with Jesus followers around the world.

Baptism is a way to go public with your faith to show others that you have started a personal relationship with Jesus.

Baptism symbolizes the new life you began when you started following Jesus. It symbolizes your old life dying (going under the water) and your new life (coming out of the water).

Where can I be baptised?

You can be baptised during one of our services on a Sunday.

What about infant baptism/christening?

Some churches choose to christen or baptise infants. While we recognize the right of other churches to practice infant baptism, we understand Scripture to teach that only people who have made the decision to follow Jesus should be baptised. Baptism does not make you a Christian. It shows that you already are one.

 

Listen to a baptism message