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Suppose for a moment that there was a doctor who had such incredible talent that he could prevent people from dying and bring those who had died back to life, never to die again. Just imagine how people would do whatever they could to be treated by this doctor! Now consider that in Holy Baptism, God actually does give us the gift of eternal life! Baptism is not just plain water, but it is the water included in God’s command and combined with God’s Word. God Himself instituted Baptism, for our Lord Jesus Christ commanded His church to baptize all nations.

Baptism gives the forgiveness of sins, rescues from death and the devil, and gives eternal salvation to all who believe this, as the words and promised of God declare!

What is baptism? Why is it important? How does it work?

Who Can Be Baptized?

All nations are to be baptized, that includes all people, young and old, even babies.

How Do I Schedule a Baptism at Messiah?

  1. Attend The Baptism Class This class is offered the 3rd Sunday of every month at 9:30. You may register online or contact the church office. The class is required for every baptism, even if you have attended previously.
  2. Schedule Your Baptism Baptisms are scheduled for the 2nd and 4th Sundays during any of the worship services. Contact the church office for scheduling. Remember to turn in your baptism record form a minimum of two weeks prior to the baptism. The baptizing officiant is determined by the worship schedule.

Register for Baptism Class