Adult baptism or confirmation
For young people and adults wishing to be baptized and confirmed, we regularly run a course. If you are thinking about adult baptism or confirmation please contact the church office.
Organising a baptism or christening
Congratulations on the safe arrival of your baby. If you live in the parish of St Alfege Church, have a close pastoral connection with this church or regularly attend services here then do please contact us about the services of Baptism.If you are thinking about adult baptism or confirmation please contact the church office.
You can find out which is your local parish church at A Church Near You. Our parish boundaries are Deptford Creek, Norman Road, Greenwich High Road, Blackheath Road, Blackheath Hill and Shooters Hill Road, Maze Hill, Hoskins Street and the River Thames.
Baptism (sometimes called a christening) is the sacrament of welcome into the universal church.
If you live in the parish of St Alfege the baptism can take place here. If you have a close pastoral connection with St Alfege Church or regularly attend services, but don’t live within the parish, then the baptism can take place here. If you do not live in the parish and do not have a pastoral connection, we suggest that you contact your local parish church. It is important that baptism takes place in a church community that can nurture your faith and welcome you to become part of its community.
Baptisms are held throughout the year, either within the main Sunday service or on a set Sunday afternoon.
There are no charges for baptism.