In the practice of water baptism by immersion as a believer’s public declaration of his/her identification with Jesus Christ and of his/her new relationship with God through faith. It is a New Testament ordinance, done in obedience to our Lord’s command, and though very important is not a means of salvation. Infant baptism which also has no regenerative value is not encouraged. We do encourage parents to dedicate their children to the Lord in a public worship service.
People went out to him from Jerusalem and all Judea and the whole region of the Jordan. Confessing their sins, they were baptized by him in the Jordan River.
Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.
The Pharisees heard that Jesus was gaining and baptizing more disciples than John, although in fact it was not Jesus who baptized, but his disciples.
Peter replied, "Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit."