Marriages & Baptism
Baptism, Thanksgiving and Dedication
We encourage new followers of Jesus Christ to be baptised as a testimony of their faith and a sign of the new life God has graciously given them in Christ.
We also welcome the baptism of infant children born into Christian families who attend St Matthews. For baptism of children, we believe that the Christian faith of the parents is vital if the child is to grow in the faith and confess the faith when they are able.
We also offer prayers of thanksgiving for the birth of a child and dedication of children. If you would like to enquire about baptism, thanksgiving or dedication, please contact the minister of the congregation you attend or call our office.
At St Matthew's, we believe marriage is a gift from God and love to help couples prepare well for a lifetime together.
We offer marriage preparation which includes a marriage course designed to help any couple develop strong foundations for a lasting marriage.
Couples then meet with one of our ministers to discuss this material and some Bible studies on God's purposes for our lives and for marriage.
We encourage couples to join one of our congregations. Please contact our office to enquire about marriage or marriage preparation.