And now why are you waiting? Arise and be baptized, and wash away your sins, calling on the name of the Lord.

Acts 22:16

Baptism is an outward sign of the inward work of regeneration that God has done in our hearts.

It is also a public expression of our faith in Jesus Christ. It is something that Jesus exemplified for us, and is a way for us to proclaim our commitment to the Lord.

Why should I be baptized?

It’s a pub­lic dec­la­ra­tion of your new iden­ti­ty in Christ.

There­fore we are buried with him by bap­tism into death: that like as Christ was raised up from the dead by the glo­ry of the Father, even so we also should walk in new­ness of life.
 — Romans 6:4

Jesus com­mand­ed it.

Go there­fore and make dis­ci­ples of all the nations, bap­tiz­ing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spir­it, teach­ing them to observe all things that I have com­mand­ed you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age. Amen.
 — Matthew 28:19 – 20

Jesus set the exam­ple for us.

Then Jesus came from Galilee to John at the Jor­dan to be bap­tized by him.
 — Matthew 3:13

Who should be baptized?

Peter told those want­i­ng to be saved:

Repent, and let every one of you be bap­tized in the name of Jesus Christ for the remis­sion of sins; and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spir­it.
 — Acts 2:38

If you have accept­ed Christ Jesus as your Lord and Sav­ior, then you are ready to be baptized!

At Athey, we do bap­tisms through­out the year. Our church fam­i­ly likes to cel­e­brate along­side those who are choos­ing to fol­low Jesus’ com­mand to be baptized.

If you are inter­est­ed in get­ting bap­tized, please click on the but­ton below to fill out the form.

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