Thanksgiving for the Gift of a Child

Service of Thanksgiving for the Gift of a Child

This service isn’t instead of baptism (you can have both) but offers parents an opportunity to use the Church to help them to give thanks for their child and to ask God’s blessing on his or her life without making promises to the Church or there being any expectation of future participation. Below are some pictures from just one of the 20 services of Thanksgiving conducted in the parish in the last 18 months

The nave at St. James’ Holywell prepared for a Thanksgiving

The chancel at St. James’ Holywell prepared for a Thanksgiving

Baby Lucie is anointed with honey

Baby Lucie is anointed with honey

A happy Mum and baby Lucie following the Thanksgiving

A happy Mum and baby Lucie following the Thanksgiving

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our Vicar Aidan would be happy to visit to talk about Baptisms and/or Thanksgivings.

Our prayers go out to our recent thanksgivings for the Gift of :-

Lucie Cerys Griffiths

Kyla Rose Jones

Thomas Andrew Dalziel