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Friday, April 6, 2012

Baby Dedication and Birth Certificate

A few weeks ago our church held a baby dedication for families with small children.  While Dasha was baptised in Russia, we have her cross and certificate, our personal beliefs are that people need to make that decision on their own on when they want and need to be baptised, we cannot make that decision for them.  In lieu of Baptism we do a baby dedication.  This ceremony is for the parents and the church to dedicate themselves to raising your child(ren) to follow and believe that Jesus Christ is Lord.  As they say, it takes a village to raise a child, the church is also responsible for being good role models for children, not just the parents.  The neat thing about it is our Satellite Campus pastor, Brad was able to hold our ceremony for us.  He wrote many reference letters for us for grant agencies and for our 2nd home study agency.  So it was very special for us!  Just in case you are wondering we meet in a movie theatre!  We have the most comfortable seats in any church you will find!

Also last week I got Dasha's Kansas Birth Certificate in the mail.  So we are almost done with paperwork, all I have left to do is a U.S. Passport.  But we aren't planning on traveling any time soon, so I am not too worried about it.  We don't have to do the formal stand before a judge here so that is nice, we have her B.C. and it feels good to get that done!

You probably won't hear from me for a few weeks, I have to send in my laptop to get worked on, the charger won't connect properly so it won't charge the battery!  So until then, have a wonderful Easter and enjoy celebrating Christ dying for our sins, and rising again to give us eternal life!

1 comment:

  1. Awesome about the baby dedication! You are a paper work mainac!! I've done nothing towards any of that stuff with Andrei yet. Yikes!