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Connecting with Baptism

A Practical Guide to Christian Initiation Today

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ISBN-13: 9780715141106
Published: 24/08/2007
Product description

Connecting with Baptism is a comprehensive and accessible companion resource to help clergy and lay leaders unpack Christian initiation pastorally, practically and theologically.

In a down-to-earth and stimulating way it provides an enormous amount of practical help, background information and suggestions for clergy and lay leaders involved in taking policy decisions, providing pastoral care and using the initiation services.

Written from a wealth of pastoral and liturgical experience, it covers the whole scope of Christian initiation, including baptism and confirmation.

Topics covered include:

  • Infant baptism
  • Connecting initiation with mission and evangelism
  • The role of godparents
  • Preparing adults for Christian initiation
  • Helping those who are baptized or confirmed to grow in faith
  • Christian initiation in Fresh Expressions of church

The guide includes real-life stories, discussion starters and helpful cross-references to other sections in the text and the Bible.

Author Information

Mark Earey

Revd Mark Earey is a former parish priest and Praxis National Education Officer. He is now Co-Director of the Centre for Ministerial Formation and tutor in Liturgy and Worship at the Queens Foundation for Ecumenical Theological Education, Birmingham. He is the Chair of GROW, (the group behind Grove Worship Booklets) and is a regular contributor of liturgical material for Spring Harvest. Listen to Mark Earey talking about Finding Your Way Around Common Worship

Trevor Lloyd

Trevor Lloyd was the Archdeacon of Barnstaple from 1989 until 2002. He was a member of the Church of England Liturgical Commission for over twenty years, heavily involved in the production of Common Worship and Patterns for Worship, as well as in the Synodical process and chaired the group responsible for communication, education and the marketing of Common Worship.

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