Find out more or sign up for Mirror Lake baptisms on July 14th
**Next baptism date - Mirror Lake July 14th**
Who should be baptized?
Baptism is a command and expectation for every believer who has made a commitment to Jesus. If you were baptized as a child, you may not have made the decision on your own to follow Christ in baptism. If you have not been baptized by immersion since asking Jesus to be the forgiver and leader of your life, we invite you to be baptized at theCrossing. We also encourage people who have been away from church for many years to consider baptism as an act of public re-commitment to Jesus.
How should I be baptized?
At theCrossing, we believe the Bible teaches that baptism should be by immersion in water as a believer. At theCrossing, we will be do baptism during the second service, or at Mirror Lake in the summer.
Does baptism make me a Christian? Do I have to be baptized to go to heaven?
Baptism is something that God commands and expects every believer to take seriously and to go through as an act of obedience. It’s vitally important, but to say that baptism “saves” us or that baptism is required before I can go to heaven contradicts the teachings of the Bible. Jesus told the thief on the cross, “Today, you will be with me in paradise.” The thief had no time to be baptized before dying moments later. Baptism is simply the first next step for a new believer in Jesus.
When can I be baptized?
We baptize regularly throughout the year! We post the dates here and on Facebook, or sign up below for more info.
Can my family be baptized together? Can family members participate in my baptism?
Yes. We love to see family members go through baptism together, but we don’t recommend waiting long for family members to make a decision for Christ and we are careful to make sure that kids “own” their own decision for Jesus. And we do invite believing parents or close family members to assist as our Pastors baptize.
What should I bring on baptism day?
Bring your own shorts/pants, undergarments, and a towel, along with anything else you think you might need.
Sign up below for our next baptism - and since it's summer we will be OUTSIDE at beautiful Mirror Lake.
**Make sure to bring all your towels, clothes and things to church and head to Mirror Lake after service.
If you simply have any questions about baptism - what it is - why we want to do it - you can also submit those below.