In Baptism, parents thank God for His gift of life and make a decision to start the child on the journey of faith and ask for the Church’s support. Confirmation marks the point in the Christian journey when you affirm the faith into which you were baptised.
The Church of England conducts over 2,500 christenings every week of the year. Everyone is welcome to have their baby or child baptized at a Christening in their parish church and it remains a popular decision for parents.
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(as at 6 December 2017)
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Parish Confirmations 2018
|22 April||10.00 am||St Peter, Leckhampton||Cheltenham||+Robert|
|29 April||10.00 am||Gloucester, St James||Gloucester City||+Rachel|
|29 April||TBC||Seven Towers Benefice (TBC)||Severn Vale||+Robert|
|13 May||10.00 am||Mitcheldean||Severn Vale||+Robert|
|10 June||7.00 pm||St Andrew, Churchdown||Severn Vale||+Rachel|
|15 July||10.00 am||Bisley||Stroud||+Rachel|
|23 September||10.00 am||St Oswald Coney Hill||Gloucester City||+Rachel|
|30 September||am||Ermin West Benefice||Cirencester||+Robert|
|14 October||4.00 pm||Chedworth||North Cotswold||+Robert|
|4 November||10.00 am||St Swithun, Hempsted||Gloucester City||+Robert|
|18 November||10.00 am||Minchinhampton||Stroud||+Robert|
|Saturday 27 January||10.45 am||Westonbirt School||+ Rachel|
|Saturday 28 April||10.00 am||Cheltenham Ladies’ College||+ Rachel|
|Sunday 20 May||10.00 am||Cheltenham College||+ Robert|
|Saturday 12 May||4.30 pm||Gloucester Cathedral||+ Rachel|
There are confirmations planned for Wickwar, Winchcombe and Quedgeley for the second half of 2018 but dates are yet to be firmed up. This list will be updated each time a new date is allocated.