ST MICHAEL & All ANGELS CHURCH
(Church of England)
Affirmation of Baptismal Faith
Affirmation of Baptismal Faith is a new rite
contained in the Common Worship initiation services. It is intended for those
people for have been baptised and confirmed and who want a formal way of
marking either that they have returned to the practice of the Christian faith
or that their faith has become meaningful to them in a new way.
declaration that those involved have been baptised and wish to renew their
renunciation of the devil and all that is evil and declaration of turning to Christ
from the baptism service.
affirmation of faith using the words of the Apostles' Creed.
· A threefold declaration of commitment to God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit :
answer the call of God my creator.
· A prayer by the bishop or the parish priest:
of mercy and love,
· The laying on of hands by the bishop or the parish priest with the words:
'N, may God renew his life within you