Parent and Child Dedication
Parent and Child Dedication

Here is an outline of the charge given to the parents. And if you have a child that you would like to dedicate, please contact Bryan Collins, or email us through our form online.

Thanksgiving for God's Gift

Children are a gift from God: Psalm 127:3

Q: Do you receive from God with thanksgiving the honor and blessing of being this child's parents?

Recognition of God's Sovereignty

Scripture: Hannah's dedication of Samuel: 1 Samuel 1:27-28

Mary and Joseph dedicated baby Jesus at the temple in Jerusalem: Luke 2:22.

Q: Do you freely and humbly acknowledge that your daughter belongs to the Heavenly Father and that her life is in God's hands?

Dedication to God's Purposes

Scripture: Command to parents to instruct their children: Deuteronomy 6:4-7.

Q: Will you make every effort in both world and witness to diligently instruct your daughter in Christian faith and practice?

Q: Will you constantly plead with the Lord to grant your daughter mercy in order that she may believe the gospel and be saved?

Q: Will you encourage and exhort your your daughter to obey the Lord's call and fulfill God's purpose for her life?

Pledge of Support from the Assembly

"As brothers and sisters in the great family of God, we pledge to these parents and this child our faithful prayers and unwavering love through every joy and sorrow that God may ordain. May God grant you grace to fulfill your calling as parents."

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