The dictionary definition of a celebrant is: ‘a person who performs a rite’. This has traditionally meant a vicar, minister or priest, with the ceremony taking place in a church […]
The Gould Family Blessing
On a beautiful day in August I was excited to perform a Naming and Blessing ceremony for the Gould family near Exeter. It was even more special as the ceremony […]
Naming – Adoption
Adoption is another word for love – Remember Superman was adopted! We’ve Adopted You We didn’t give you the gift of life, but in our hearts we know The love […]
Naming – Grandparents Promises
Grandparents bring wisdom, love and support to your family. Ask them to make their own promises to your child You inherited a thousand generations of wisdom, skill, poetry, song, All […]
Naming – Write your wishes
Ask your guests to write wishes for your children on the paper bunting and, as part of the ceremony, string the bunting on the wall. Keep them in a Memory […]
Naming – Parents promises
Parents can make solemn promises to care for their child as they grow up. Write your heartfelt promises yourself to make the ceremony personal and extra special.
Naming – Special People
Supporting Adults, Guardians, Fairy Godparents bring so much to family life and can teach your children life skills. Ask the special people in your life to make their own promises.
Naming – Family promises
It is important to include brothers and sisters in the Naming Ceremony. They can read a poem and make promises. The little girl who chatters away The little girl who […]
Naming – Godparents
An old African saying states ‘It takes a whole village to raise a child’. In our complex world, even the most loving and capable parents benefit from help in raising […]
Naming – Blowing Bubbles
William – happy little spirit. Smiling child, we wish you joy and health and strength and love and peace, on this your special naming day.