It was a joyful time for our church family to share in the baptism of Tracy Freeze and Brian Walsh during the worship service on Sabbath (Saturday), February 25, 2017. The act of baptism is a symbolic event to signify and celebrate the decision they have each already made to publicly follow Jesus Christ and Christian teachings. Being baptized follows the example and teaching in the Bible, including Jesus himself (Matthew 3:13-17). Going completely under the water and coming back up again is symbolic of burying one’s “old way of life” and being “reborn to a new way of life” (Romans 6:3-4). While baptism is an important milestone in a Christian’s life, it is just one step in a lifelong journey of learning about & being more like Jesus Christ that Brian and Tracy have chosen to take.
Our church was privileged to share this important day with Tracy & Brian and ask God’s blessings on them as they continue to seek God and live in His love!