No one will have more influence on your child than you! We believe what happens at home is more important than what happens at church. It is our hope that we can partner with you from the very beginning. We want to be your biggest fans, your strongest supporters, and your trusted guides as you raise your child to know what it means to have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
BabyD is more than an event. It is a 3-step process that creates an opportunity for you to set aside some time at the beginning of your parenting journey to think about what will matter the most in the life of your child — to decide what you value and what you can do today that will have the greatest impact on your child’s future.
Registration for our next Baby Dedication coming soon!
Step 1: Registration
To ensure a special environment, our BabyD event is limited to 15 children and registration is first come, first served.
Step 2: Preparation
As part of the process of participating in BabyD, we ask that parents write a letter to their child. You can download the instructions and letter here, or you can pick up a Baby D Packet in Waumba Land. We also need 3 photos of your child and 3 photos of your family. You can send photos to [email protected].
Step 3: Dedication
Now, it’s time to celebrate! During this event, we will create an intimate, memorable space, and we encourage you to rejoice in the life of your child and their future. Please keep in mind that space is limited during this event. As a result, each party will have a table reserved for a maximum of 10 people. We will have overflow seating for other family and friends who wish to attend.
During the celebration, you will have an opportunity to share your letter at your table, and we will lead you in a prayer of dedication. The total event will last about an hour.
Frequently Asked Questions
Are there more parenting resources you recommend?
Aside from the content you will receive at BabyD, we have intentionally compiled four short parenting messages. We feel these messages will help you start right now, at the beginning, to do things that will truly matter most to you and your child in the future.
How much does BabyD cost?
There is no cost to participate in BabyD.
How many people can I invite?
We will reserve 1 table with 8-10 chairs for you and your family. All other guests are welcome to sit in our overflow seating area.
What do I need to do between now and the day of the celebration?
To prepare for BabyD, you will need to write the letter to your child. You can also invite your friends and family. We will have invitations and a paper for your letter in the BabyD Packet in Waumba Land, or you can download them here: letter (.pdf) | invitation (.pdf)
What do I need to bring with me?
Besides your friends, family, and child, please bring a printed copy of the letter to your child.
What should we wear?
Whatever you and your little one will feel most comfortable in! Some people dress casually, in jeans, while others wear more formal attire.
Is this an infant baptism?
No. We believe that a child must be old enough to understand what it means to put their faith in Jesus Christ before they can be baptized. This event is an opportunity for you, as parents, to publicly declare that you want to raise your child to develop their own relationship with Jesus Christ.