What is Baptism?
Baptism is the public celebration announcing your personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
Why Do It?
Baptism does not save you: this means that it doesn’t purchase your way to heaven, assure you a personal relationship with Jesus, and does not wash away your sins. Baptism is in obedience to Christ and does not automatically make you a member of any denomination.
Because Jesus did it. Matthew 3:13-17
Because Jesus commands you to do it in obedience. Matthew 28:18-20
How To Do It
The original word for Baptized in the Bible is “Baptizo” and its specific meaning is “to immerse in a body of water.” Followers of Jesus in the Bible were plunged into water. Acts 8:35-38
Being plunged into water is symbolic in two ways:
It symbolizes Jesus’ death, burial and resurrection
It symbolizes your death to sin and your new life in Jesus Romans 6:3-4
When To Do It
Followers of Jesus in the Bible were baptized right after making a focused commitment of their lives to Jesus. Acts 16:29-33
Baptisms are typically scheduled throughout the year. If you are ready to take your relationship with God to the next level, let us know and we will send you information about upcoming opportunities.