Sacrament: Holy Baptism

Sacrament: Holy Baptism | Sunday | November 18 | 10:00 am | Upper Room

The Reverend Peter Strimer

Baptism is the initiation rite into the church. Its practice has varied and evolved over the centuries. As adapted in the 1979 Book of Common Prayer, it has become a rite seeking both orthodoxy (right belief) and orthopraxy (right practice). This class will explore the rite’s Jewish antecedents and our evolving understanding of baptism, confirmation, and entry to the Holy Eucharist. What does it mean when we invite absolutely everyone, baptized or not, to take part in Communion at Epiphany?