is a ritual that has been part of
the church since John the Baptist baptized
Jesus in the Jordan River.
It's a sacrament
we particularly love at Trinity because it's
a celebration of beginnings, of naming, of
caring, of potential,
of possibilities, and it reminds us of
our own baptisms.
Is there a
new member of your family who you might want
to have baptized at Trinity?
Did you skip
baptism yourself when you were younger and
are wondering about it now?
We very warmly
welcome your inquiries....
Please call the
Rector, the Rev. Heidi Truax, at
Thank you for your interest!
Questions and answers about baptism at
Trinity Lime Rock:
Q. How much does it
cost to have your baby baptized at Trinity?
A. Nothing. It's free.
Q. How do you
A. We baptize during
the regular Sunday morning service and at
several special services each year. No
special service is required. For
infant baptisms, we do ask that the parent
or parents meet with Pastor Heidi to discuss
Q. Do I have
to know people at Trinity or be a member of
Trinity for my baby to be
Absolutely not -- but once your baby is
baptized at Trinity, you'll know lots of us!
Q. Our child is adopted, and we don't
know whether they were baptized before.
Does that make a difference?
A. Just tell Pastor
Heidi this beforehand. There are
special words she says in just that case.
Q. I'm not an Episcopalian. Can my
baby still be baptized?
Yes indeed. Pastor Heidi can provide
you with the information you'll need.
We admit it. We love babies!
Our Rector is the mother of four. Our
Senior Warden is the mother of five.
Our previous Senior Warden is the mother of
three. And our chapter of the
Episcopal Church Women gives a teddy bear to
every child baptized at Trinity.
Did you know that as part of the
Baptismal service the whole congregation
promises to always be there for the person
Q. I'm scarcely a baby anymore -- in
fact, I'm an adult! Can I still be
Absolutely! Contact our Rector to
discuss your situation!