Here are 50 meaningful messages and sayings to send to a friend or a loved one for their child’s baby christening.
#1 On the christening day of your child, I hope that you feel the presence of God’s love that gives peace and joy to your family. Know that his love will keep on shining and provide blessings and faith for your little one.
#2 We are praying for this child of God, so that under the guidance of the Holy Spirit, he/she may grow in love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. Congratulations on this sacred milestone.
#3 On this memorable day, I pray for your baby, asking the Lord to bless and keep him/her, for his face to shine upon him/her and that Jesus would be gracious and grant him/her peace all of the days of his/her life.
#4 Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid. Do not be discouraged. For the Lord, your God, is with you wherever you go. From this day on, you belong to Christ. Congratulations on your big milestone, little one.
#5 Praying this note will bring you much joy on this special day. I want to express my love for your baby and my gratitude to you for allowing us to be a part of their life. I pray that they will walk with the Lord all of the days of their lives.
#6 By being christened, you are a new creation clothed in Christ. May you always walk as a child of light, keeping the flame of faith alive in your heart. May Christ’s grace and blessings be with you always.
#7 Dear (baby’s name), we pray for you and your family so that this special day brings all the blessings from above. Congratulations on your christening and this sacred milestone.
#8 As we celebrate your baby’s christening, I rejoice in the precious life that the Lord has given you. My prayer is that their life will be set apart to love and serve the Lord their God. May he bless you, your child and your family on this special day.
#9 Congratulations on the christening of your baby. May his/her beautiful new name reflect God’s wisdom and power through his/her kindness, strength, and lovely spirit.
#10 May the christening of your child bring love and blessings into your lives. I am praying for your child. Praying they will live a life fully committed to loving and serving our Lord, Jesus Christ.
#11 Jesus said that whoever welcomes a child in his name, welcomes him. Congratulations on welcoming your baby in the name of Christ, and thank you for including me in this blessed occasion.
#12 As we celebrate your baby’s christening, my prayers are that love and mercy will follow them all of the days of their life. I also pray they will seek and be led by the One from whom all blessings flow.
#13 You are about to start an incredible journey of life in Jesus, and I am glad I will be there to witness it. May God’s love be upon you today and always.
#14 On this blessed day, you are surrounded by all those who love you, and I pray that you are blessed. We dedicate you to the Lord, little one, and I pray that he will lead and guide you all of the days of your life.
#15 A child is a gift from God. Through his/her christening, let God be the guiding light for him/her so that he/she will follow the path of wisdom of our Lord, Jesus Christ.
#16 With much love and rejoicing, I come to celebrate with you on your baby’s special christening day. My prayer for your baby is that they will always live a life set apart for God’s consecrated things.
#17 The day the Lord brought your baby into this world, he truly blessed your family. My prayer is that the Lord will be a pillar of light before this child and grant them direction for every step they take. Blessings to you all!
#18 On this special day of your christening, we pray that God gives you the grace that enables you to believe in him, to hope in him, to love him, the power to live in the guidance of the Holy Spirit, and the willingness to grow in goodness and virtues.
#19 As we gather here today to celebrate your baby’s christening, I am praying that Christ’s love will fill this place. I pray for the Lord to guide and shepherd this child and grow him/her into a person who is a mighty servant in his hands. Have a blessed day!
#20 Dear (baby’s name), on the day of your christening, we hope that you are wrapped in the warmth of your family and friends, and may the rays of God’s love shine on you without end.
#21 Congratulations on this special day as we bring your baby before the Lord. I have offered up a prayer of gratitude to the Lord for this child, and I asked him to stand by this baby and keep him/her safe. My prayer is that this child will bring nothing but joy and peace into your lives.
#22 Fear not, little one, for the Lord commands his angels with regard to you, to guard you wherever you go. May this christening be the start of a wonderful journey to God.
#23 Congratulations on your baby’s christening! My prayer is that you will have an incredible day filled with much love and joy as you celebrate this baby. I praise God for the gift of knowing you and being able to participate in the blessed event.
#24 Dear (baby’s name), you are a child of God. You are fearfully and wonderfully made. You are dearly loved and precious in his sight. May his love guide you through your life.
#25 May God bless your baby’s christening today! My prayer is that those who love you most will surround and bless you. May the Lord encompass your baby with his presence always and direct your child’s steps all his/her days.
#26 Children are a blessing and a gift from the Lord. Congratulations on your baby’s christening! May this day bring lasting joy and peace to your family.
#27 As I come today to witness your beautiful child’s christening, my heart is overflowing with love. I pray for the Lord to grant this child a special measure of his grace. May the Lord give you the wisdom and grace needed to bring this child up in Christ.
#28 Be perfect, little one, as your heavenly Father is perfect. You started your spiritual journey to perfection today. May God bless you with his heavenly peace and joy.
#29 Blessings to you and your family on this beautiful christening day! What a testimony it is to see your face as you bring your child before the Lord in thanksgiving and dedication. May you be blessed this day and beyond.
#30 What a blessed moment it is when you christen a baby. May God bless your days ahead with great strength and grace as you set out to raise this child and to teach him/her the ways of the Lord. God bless you!
#31 Jesus said to bring the little children to him. As you take your baby before God, I pray that the Lord will grant your child a life of peace and grace. May his protecting hand always be upon your precious child, (baby’s name).
#32 May you grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. May God’s grace rest upon you and your family on this special day. Congratulations on the christening of your baby, (baby’s name).
#33 As we celebrate this holy occasion of the christening of (baby’s name), I pray we all sense God’s presence among us. I pray your child will have a life dedicated to the Lord Jesus, and that he/she will bring you great joy and comfort.
#34 Dear God, please guide this little daughter/son of yours with your love and your wisdom in her/his journey. May the beauty of your light shine through her/him and touch everyone around her/him.
#35 What a memorable milestone this christening is for your baby, (baby’s name). My prayer is that the day will be blessed and mark the start of a life set apart for the Lord Jesus. God bless you with great wisdom as you start the blessed task of raising your baby in Christ.
#36 Dear (baby’s name), may your christening day be crowned with special blessings and your future filled with faith, hope, and love. Congratulations on your christening this very special day.
#37 Today you dedicate your baby to the Lord through their christening. I pray that this will be the beginning of a life marked with our Lord Jesus Christ’s gentleness and kindness. May the Lord bless you and grant you the wisdom you need to guide your child in his/her ways.
#38 Dear (baby’s name), we send our best wishes to you on your christening day. May the love that God has showered on you never be forgotten, and be a proof of how blessed you are.
#39 Today you offer back to the Lord what he has freely given you from his abundant grace and mercy. Christening your baby is such a sacred and blessed rite of passage. My prayer is that the Lord will bless you for the faith you have shown by entrusting your child to his care.
#40 We welcome your child in Christ’s family as he/she is being christened today. May God’s blessings be upon your family.
Best Bible Verses for a Baby Christening
A good name is to be chosen rather than great riches, and favor is better than silver or gold.
1 Peter 2:2
Like newborn infants, long for the pure spiritual milk, that by it you may grow up into salvation.
When a woman is giving birth, she has sorrow because her hour has come, but when she has delivered the baby, she no longer remembers the anguish, for joy that a human being has been born into the world.
May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.
But Jesus called them to him, saying, “Let the children come to me, and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of God.”
Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you; I appointed you a prophet to the nations.
The nations shall see your righteousness, and all the kings your glory, and you shall be called by a new name that the mouth of the Lord will give.
A good name is better than precious ointment, and the day of death than the day of birth.
And he took them in his arms and blessed them, laying his hands on them.
Psalm 139: 13-14
For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well.
Natalie Regoli is a child of God, devoted wife, and mother of two boys. She has a Master's Degree in Law from The University of Texas. Natalie has been published in several national journals and has been practicing law for 18 years.