THE IMPORTANCE OF WATER BAPTISM
The Bible informs us that after we make a decision to receive Jesus Christ as our Lord and Savior, we then follow His example and become baptized in water. This is commonly called a “believer’s baptism” and follows the order we see in Mark 16:16, “He who believes and is baptized…” and Acts 2:38, “Repent, and let every one of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ.” (Also see Matthew 3:13-15, Matthew 28:19, Acts 8:36-38)
If you were baptized as an infant, you should honor your parents’ intention that you live with God’s blessings, but realize your need for a believer’s baptism, following Christ’s example. For more information about child baptism and dedicating children, please visit thehousemodesto.com/housekids
THINGS TO KNOW
Baptisms are held the last weekend of the month at the Saturday 6 PM and Sunday 11 AM services.
There is a mandatory one hour informational class prior to you getting baptized. The class is held in Room 112, the Saturday class is at 5 PM prior to the 6 PM service and the Sunday class is at 9:30 AM prior to the 11 AM service.
Complete the form below if you are interested in being baptized
NOTE: Children under 12 years old will not be permitted to be baptized unless they have been previously interviewed by the children’s pastor. Please visit thehousemodesto.com/housekids