Do You Bring a Gift to a Baptism?

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It is in good taste to bring a gift to the baptism party following the official baptismal ceremony, according to SheKnows. It is also acceptable to send a gift to the host of the baptism directly if there are no party festivities scheduled.

There are a variety of baptismal gifts available online and at brick-and-mortar gift shops. Possible ideas include a personalized gift engraved with the name and date of the baptized individual. Elegant Bibles and crosses are also especially appropriate for this occasion. Gift givers can add a special touch to Bible gifts by including a handwritten dated inscription. Prints and sculptures aligned with the religious denomination represented at the baptism are thoughtful presents. Jewelry pieces, such as bracelets or necklaces, are a special way of commemorating the baptismal event. It is always a thoughtful gesture to assist the host of the ceremony with pre-party or after-party chores.