Baptism

Baptism (also known as a Christening) and Thanksgiving Services at Holy Trinity Lickey and St Catherine’s Blackwell

We would be delighted to provide a service of Thanksgiving or Baptise you, or your child, at Holy Trinity Church, Lickey, or St Catherine’s Church, Blackwell.

You can find further details here about all things baptism and thanksgiving https://churchofenglandchristenings.org/for-parents/

To register your baptism or thanksgiving enquiry for Holy Trinity, Lickey or St Catherine’s, Blackwell please come along to our relaxed monthly booking sessions at The Wheel, St Catherine’s Church, B60 1BN, where you can meet Sheri our Vicar and Sandra our Parish Administrator and begin the conversation, just drop in.

Saturday 8th February 4pm – 5pm

Saturday 21st March 4pm – 5pm

Saturday 25th April 4pm – 5pm

Saturday 16th May 4pm – 5pm

Saturday 20th June 4pm – 5pm

Saturday 18th July 4pm – 5pm

As a general principle we encourage all those requesting baptism to be in touch with their local church, this is due to the promises that you as parents and your child’s godparents will be making on behalf of your child (to bring them up within the faith community of the church), and the promises that we as a church will be making towards you as a family. However, if you consider Holy Trinity Lickey or St Catherine’s Blackwell to be your family church, we can of course baptise you or your child.

Here is what we ask of you:

Firstly that the child’s parents come and meet our Vicar Sheri and the team at one of our wedding and baptism drop in sessions so that we can meet each other, take details, answer any questions and give you our Baptism pack. These sessions are held monthly at The Wheel, St Catherine’s Church, Blackwell, B60 1BN

Secondly, as our baptisms at Holy Trinity take place during our 10:30am Sunday service and during the 9am service at St Catherine’s we would expect that you come and join us at your preferred service as frequently as feels possible.

Thirdly, you will be invited to a baptism preparation meeting, along with other parents, at a time to suit, to talk about the promises that will be made and answer any questions that you may have.

From a practical point of view our baptism services are held twice each month in our parish; on the second Sunday during our 9am service at St Catherine’s Blackwell and on the third Sunday of the month during our 10:30am service at Holy Trinity Lickey.

We look forward to meeting you.