Kōrero: Presbyterian Church

Church sacraments: baptism (1 o 2)

Church sacraments: baptism

Baptism signals a person's entry into the Christian faith and incorporation into church life. The Presbyterian Church has traditionally supported infant baptism. This is the baptismal certificate of Ben Schrader, who was baptised not long after his birth in 1964. As well as sporting the international Presbyterian Church emblem of the burning bush, the certificate features the native pōhutukawa and kōwhai flowers.

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Ben Schrader, 'Presbyterian Church - Church structure and culture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/document/31086/church-sacraments-baptism (accessed 15 October 2019)

Story by Ben Schrader, published 5 May 2011, updated 1 Mar 2017