normansOwen and Ella at Font[1]Holy Baptism is full initiation by water and the Holy Spirit into Christ’s Body the Church. The bond which God establishes in Baptism is indissoluble.

Each candidate for Holy Baptism is sponsored by one or more baptized persons. 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. Sponsors of infants (godparents), present their candidates, 106make promises in their own names, and also take vows on behalf of their candidates.IMG_3072

Please contact the Church Office at 410-771-4466 for information.


Baptisms are performed at Saint James four times each year:

Baptism of our Lord (Early January)
Easter Vigil (Saturday Evening of Easter)
All Saints Day (Sunday closest to November 1)