Child Dedication

Child Dedication is an opportunity for parents to express heartfelt thanks for the son or daughter God has given and to give that child back to the Lord for His help to raise and protect.

 

What Can I Expect?

*Read more here – Child D FAQ Brochure (PDF file)

Part 1:  Class

  • Class will be scheduled approximately 2 weeks before the Sunday Celebration.
  • Will be approximately 1.5 hours long.
  • Class is mandatory in order to have child dedicated.
  • Recommended that both parents be in attendance.
  • Location:

Part 2:  Personal Family Celebration

  • 9:45AM – 10:15 AM on the day of dedication.
  • This a Personal Celebration and Reception time for the families of the child being dedicated to invite grandparents, godparents, siblings, close friends.
  • Each family will be given a few minutes to speak a blessing or prayer over their child in front of the group.
  • The pastor will then pray for each child individually.
  • There will be refreshments/snacks served.
  • Location: Hob Nobs Cafe

Part 3:  Church Family Child Dedication

  • Formal Child Dedication will take place during the 10:25 AM service at the very beginning (before P & W).
  • Parents and baby will come on stage, pastor will have them respond to a set of questions, congregation will respond to a question and then families will sit down.
  • Should take only about 5 minutes.

Please contact niverville@churchoftherock.ca to let us know you are interested in dedicating your child.

Please contact northend@churchoftherock.ca to let us know you are interested in dedicating your child.

What Can I Expect?

*Read more here – Child D FAQ Brochure (PDF file)

Part 1:  Class

  • Class will be scheduled approximately 2 weeks before the Sunday Dedication Celebration.
  • Will be about 1.5 hours long.
  • Class is mandatory in order to have child dedicated.
  • Recommended that both parents be in attendance.

Part 2:  Personal Family Celebration

  • 10:00 – 11:00 AM on the day of dedication.
  • This a Personal Celebration and Reception time for the families of the child being dedicated to invite grandparents, godparents, siblings, close friends.
  • Each family will be given a few minutes to speak a blessing or prayer or scripture over their child in front of the group.
  • The pastor will then pray for each child individually.
  • There will be refreshments served.

Part 3:  Church Family Child Dedication

  • Formal Child Dedication will take place during the 11:25 AM service.
  • Parents and child will come on stage, pastor will have them respond to a set of questions, congregation will respond to a question and then families will sit down.

Please call or email the church office to sign up, as space is limited.
Phone # 204 261-0070
gwen@churchoftherock.ca

Please contact winnipegwest@churchoftherock.ca to let us know you are interested in dedicating your child.