Members of the Garthdee Parish Church congregation are always delighted to see a baptism take place in their Church. So we rejoice if you are considering having either yourself or your child baptised here. We will happily provide a place of love and welcome. Baptism allows the church to publicly welcome the person being baptised into the Church family.
Baptism of Children
When a new baby comes along it can bring a lot of happiness and joy into an already happy family. If you have any questions after reading this page please get in touch using the information on our contacts page.
An infant baptism is an important event for your child, for the parents and our church family.
Baptism always takes place within a service of church worship. (However, this can be flexible in special circumstances please ask about emergency baptisms)
The promises you make as parents are made before a church congregation. In turn, they also promise to support you and your child.
Role of Godparents.
Within the Church of Scotland, there is no official role for Godparents. However, we do acknowledge the symbolic importance of Godparents to many families. So we invite them to come forward during the ceremony to be part of the family.
Thanksgiving and Blessing of an infant.
Sometimes parents prefer to have their child or children blessed but not baptised. We offer both baptism and blessing services.
Baptism as an Adult
A service of adult baptism is also offered to adults who wish to become members of the Church.
If you are interested in learning more about Baptism or Blessing services please contact or Locum who will be happy to meet with you. You will find her on our contact page.
We can also offer you and your family assistance in a number of other life events such as weddings and funeral services. Why not come and join us in our Sunday services to find out more about us as a church.
We also have a page which tells you special services and others that are coming soon.