Baptisms at St. James

The Episcopal tradition is to baptize infants and adults on four special days of the Year: All Saints Day, the Baptism of Our Lord, Easter Vigil and Pentecost.  Please contact the parish office at if you would like to schedule a baptism.

Holy Baptism is full initiation by water and the Holy Spirit into Christ’s Body the Church. Each candidate for Holy Baptism is sponsored by one or more baptized persons.

Sponsors of infants (godparents), present their candidates, make promises in their own names, and also take vows on behalf of their candidates. Sponsors of adults and older children present their candidates to signify their endorsement of the candidates and their intention to support them by prayer and example in their Christian life.

Pastor Joe+ meets with each family in via ZOOM  prior to baptism.

Please download the information form below and email it to church@saintjames.

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