A few weeks ago Jonathan was baptised at West Wight Pool. He wanted to do it inside (not in the sea) and when he could swim. So this was the opportunity.
The church hired the pool for an hour and we started with a quick swim as everyone came in, then we had about 8 baptisms, children, teens and adults.
Making his statements of faith:
ready to go under:
back up again:
We had some friends and family joining us which was lovely – Jonathan particularly wanted to give his grandfather a big hug!
And then there was more swimming afterwards followed by some time spent down at the church. We had to rush off afterwards as we had Burns’ Night celebrating to do as well 🙂