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Affirmation of Baptism

At some point in the lives of people who have been baptized as babies, we hope that they will stand up in front of a congregation and personally lay claim to the promises of their baptisms. They will confirm that the faith in which they were baptized is their faith too. When Affirmation of Baptism is used this way, we call it "Confirmation."

Affirmation of Baptism can also be used as a ceremony to receive new members who were baptized in another Christian denomination and are now joining a Lutheran congregation. A third use of Affirmation of Baptism is for members who have been inactive for a long time and now want to take an active part in the life of the congregation again.


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