Christianity Unpacked

Baptism and Confirmation

An Interactive Introduction to Baptism and Confirmation

What is baptism?

Why is water used in baptism?

Why are Christians baptised?

What is infant baptism?

What is believer’s baptism?

What is confirmation?

Find out the answers to these and other questions in this introduction to baptism.

For further teaching resources on Baptism, dedication and confirmation click here.

Bookmark

Related Items

Infant Baptism

What happens during an infant baptism?

  • Life
  • Video

Infant Baptism

What happens during an infant baptism?

  • Life
  • Video

What happens at a Christian funeral?

A description of a Christian funeral service

  • Life
  • Video

What happens at a Christian funeral?

A description of a Christian funeral service

  • Life
  • Video

In this short film Rev Andy Jones explains what happens during a Christian funeral service.

Pilgrimage – a time to listen to God

Why would a Christian go on a pilgrimage?

  • Life
  • Video

Pilgrimage – a time to listen to God

Why would a Christian go on a pilgrimage?

  • Life
  • Video

Why did Rev. Margaret go on pilgrimage? What does she see as the importance of pilgrimage? What did she spend the time doing? What is the importance of traveling together? Find out about Rev Margaret’s experiences of pilgrimage in this short film.

  • Teaching Resources
  • Video

Church Tour – the Font and candles

  • Teaching Resources
  • Video

In this series of films Andi and Jack are shown around the church by Rev Liz and discover the answer to many questions. In this film they look at: What is a font? Why are candles used in church?

Introduction to Baptism

Why is baptism is so important to Christians?

  • Christianity Unpacked
  • Video

Introduction to Baptism

Why is baptism is so important to Christians?

  • Christianity Unpacked
  • Video

In this short film the concept of baptism is introduced and the difference between infant and believers’ baptism is explained. For full teaching resources on baptism click here for the ‘Baptism, Dedication and Confirmation’ page.

Believer’s Baptism

What happens when a believer is baptised on a Baptist Church?

  • Life
  • Video

Believer’s Baptism

What happens when a believer is baptised on a Baptist Church?

  • Life
  • Video

A person may choose to be baptised once they have decided for themselves that they want to live as a Christian. This is known as believers’ baptism. Believers’ baptism can be celebrated in a number of different ways. One way being that the person would […]

Rites of Passage introduction

What are the Milestones in a Christian's life?

  • Life
  • Video

Rites of Passage introduction

What are the Milestones in a Christian's life?

  • Life
  • Video

What are the big ‘milestones’ you’ve experienced in your life? Maybe you can remember the first day you went to school. Maybe it was a time you moved to a new place to live. Maybe you’ve even moved country. Life is full of these big […]

  • Christianity Unpacked
  • Video gallery

Christianity Unpacked – baptism, dedication, and confirmation

Complete Lesson Resources

  • Christianity Unpacked
  • Video gallery

Some Christian parents have their children dedicated  and wait until a person is old enough to decide for themselves before they are baptised during a “believer’s baptism.” Others baptise their children which later on can be followed by confirmation . In this unit you can explore […]

Thinking through a Christian Funeral

Use this activity and discussion sheet to think through the elements of a Christian funeral.

  • Life
  • Text

Thinking through a Christian Funeral

Use this activity and discussion sheet to think through the elements of a Christian funeral.

  • Life
  • Text

  Click here to download the ‘Thinking through funerals’ discussion sheet

Christian Marriage

Use these sheets to discuss a Christian view of marriage.

  • Life
  • Text

Christian Marriage

Use these sheets to discuss a Christian view of marriage.

  • Life
  • Text

  Click here to download sheet 1 Click here to download sheet 2

What happens during a baptismal service?

Use these sheets to explore some of the key events of an infant and believer's baptism.

  • Life
  • Text

What happens during a baptismal service?

Use these sheets to explore some of the key events of an infant and believer's baptism.

  • Life
  • Text

  Click here to download the infant baptism sheet Click here to download the baptism wheel sheet Click here to download the activity sheet

Confirmation

Explore what actions and thoughts take place during a confirmation service

  • Life
  • Text

Confirmation

Explore what actions and thoughts take place during a confirmation service

  • Life
  • Text

  Click here to download the confirmation activity sheet

A member of Youth For Christ
A member country of International Youth For Christ