Digital download: All-age resources for baptisms and for celebrating ‘Baptismas’ (‘Like Christmas; only for Baptism’). School chaplain Janet Lees thinks that church is generally far too predictable and delights in creating, along with her pupils, new approaches to old themes.
Suggestions for a Baptismas play
Words for Baptismas or baptismal blessings
– Come and celebrate! (an invitation)
– Making waves (a blessing for the waters of baptism)
– Bless us in water (a blessing for the one/s being baptised
– Like a penguin (a prayer inviting the presence of the Holy Spirit)
– A blessing
Living wet: a song about Jesus’s baptism
Stories and reflections on baptisms
One for the baptiser (Poem/reflection)
Janet Lees is a URC minister and a speech therapist, and has been Chaplain at Silcoates School in Wakefield since 2010. Her two books, Word of Mouth: Using the Remembered Bible for Building Community and Tell Me the Stories of Jesus: A Companion to the Remembered Bible, as well as several shorter digital downloads, are published by Wild Goose.
Downloading your file
After your payment has gone through, you will receive an order confirmation email containing a link to click to download your file.
If you don’t receive this email, please let us know (email@example.com). Remember to look in your junk folder if you have one, as it might have ended up in there.