• The United Church of Canada baptizes individuals of all ages.
  • Baptism is a symbolic action celebrating initiation into the Christian community.
  • We do not believe baptism is ‘a requirement for God’s love’.
  • We do not believe people who die without baptism are condemned, lost or damned.
  • Baptisms take place during the Sunday morning service.
  • People seeking baptism receive instruction prior to being baptized. In the case of children, instruction is provided to the parents.
  • If individuals have already been baptized in another denomination, The United Church usually recognizes their baptism.

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