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Dedication or Thanksgiving Service

What happens during a dedication service?

Some Christians parents decide to have their baby dedicated rather than baptised. This is often because they believe the child should only be baptise when they are older enough to decide for themselves. Dedication is a symbol that the parents want their child to grow up to follow God’s laws and teachings. It is also a time to say thank you to God for the family.

Watch this film to see what happens during a dedication service.

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