Baptismal Covenant

Baptism is initiation into the community of Christian believers, the Body of Christ. At Baptism we profess our faith in the Holy Trinity and we make very specific promises:

  • To continue in the apostles’ teaching and
    fellowship, in the breaking of the bread, and in the
    prayers
  • To persevere in resisting evil, and, whenever
    we fall into sin, to repent and return to the Lord
  • To proclaim by word and example the Good
    News of God in Christ
  • To seek and serve Christ in all persons, loving
    your neighbor as yourself
  • To strive for justice and peace among all
    people, and respect the dignity of every human
    being

Our choice to keep those promises, with God’s help, for the rest of our lives is what makes us Episcopalians.