Baptism related articles
NEWS / A move to end the “historic injustice” of excluding mothers’ names from marriage certificates has passed its first parliamentary stage in a Private Member's Bill brought by the Bishop of St Albans, Dr Alan Smith.
Several children who are regular attendees of Messy Church have come forward for baptism.
The House of Bishops COVID-19 recovery group has shared draft guidelines for when funerals, weddings, baptisms and individual private prayer can recommence in church buildings.
Guidance on weddings and baptisms during the current period of restrictions on public gatherings to combat coronavirus has been updated by the Church of England.
STATEMENT / An update from William Nye, Secretary to the House of Bishops