Baptism

Baptism Celebration

Thursday, September 10 @ 6:30 p.m.
& Sunday, September 13 @ 9 a.m.
Online at 9 a.m. & 4 p.m.

We love celebrating baptism as a church family here at West Shore Free Church. It’s a time where we get a concentrated dose of how God has the power to save and transform lives. These Sunday services remind us what a joyful thing it is to be saved by the grace of God and brought into His family. It’s easy for us to forget that God is always on the move, but during our baptism celebration, we remember that nothing is too difficult for him. Celebrate on in-person or online at all of our services as members of our church family choose to obey Christ and declare their allegiance to him as they share their testimonies.

Online Services: All testimonies will be available online on Sunday, September 13! We will be streaming the Thursday night service at 9 a.m. on Sunday morning at westshorefree.org/live and the Sunday morning service will be available at 4 p.m. on September 13. 

There will be no Awesome Adventure, children’s ministry, during our services this weekend. We encourage all families to celebrate together!

Ready to be baptized?

Baptism is an outward expression of an inward confession of a relationship with Jesus Christ and we are excited for you to take this next step! When you register, we will walk you through what it looks like to get baptized here, one of our elders will hear your testimony, and you will get coaching on how to share your testimony. 

As you consider and prepare, read this booklet on baptism within the Bible. We are excited for you to take this next step in your spiritual journey! 

If you are interested in getting baptized, please fill out the form and one of our pastors will follow up with you. 

If you have any questions, please reach out to April. 

Children Wanting to be Baptized

Children who have accepted Jesus Christ as their Savior and who understand the meaning and purpose of baptism are welcome to be baptized. The church does not have any minimum age requirement for children being baptized, but since a person is only baptized once in life, it is strongly recommended that children wait until they are old enough to experience the impact and remembrance of the event.

Our church has a two-step process:
1. Read our  “Discovering Baptism ” booklet and discuss it with your child, to make sure that your child understands the meaning and purpose of baptism.
2. If you believe that your child is ready to be baptized, please schedule an interview with Pastor Terry. Please Note: Children do not have to attend the church-wide baptism classes.

If you have questions or need additional information about children wanting to be baptized, please contact Pastor Terry.