naming ceremony is a non-religious celebration. This is a way of welcoming the
child and officially introducing him/her to family and friends. The
arrival of a new baby can be celebrated with a naming ceremony. It can be an
emotional ceremony full of love, joy and happiness, bringing two families
The birth of a child is not only a magical event but the bringing together of
two families is strengthened through blood. Providing a naming ceremony for
older children is also a beautiful way to affirm their self-esteem and give them
a sense of unity/belonging within the family circle.
Naming Ceremony right for my child?
Now you know what a naming ceremony is ask yourself the following questions and
if the answers are yes then a naming ceremony is for you and your baby.
Do you want to celebrate the birth of your new baby in a meaningful way that is
not attached to a religion?
Do you want to surround your baby with love, and well wishes from family and
The ceremony will be a happy occasion.
We can include any items you wish. For example if you have any family heritage
traditions we can incorporate any solemn or fun loving ideas.
will be an introduction and welcome and a brief history of parents/grandparents.
can be Stories, poems, songs.
of parents, the declaration of the child’s name and its meaning are made.
introduction of Godparents/mentors/guardians if you wish can be made.
will welcome the baby and present certificates to those concerned.