My Baptism

On December 30, 2012, I was baptized at St Matthews Lutheran Church in Wauwatosa, by Pastor Chris.

My baptism verse was Psalm 119:105

Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path

There was a nasty cough/cold/flu thing going around, which meant that my Grandma Post, Aunt Julie and cousins Brendon and Jack weren’t able to make the trip. They were sad to miss it, I was sad not to see them, but most of all, I just wanted them to get better real fast.

Thank you Uncle Damon for taking all of these pictures!

And sorry to those of you who were there but didn’t make it into any of these pictures. Next time! :-/

Hey, that's me! I'm a star!
Hey, that’s me! I’m a star!

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Aunt Molly and Uncle Tommy (two of my godparents) before the service

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I enjoyed hanging out on Daddy’s shoulder while we waited for my part of the service. We were sitting in the front row so there were a LOT of people to look at. I was really good and didn’t make any noise at all.

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Time for the main event! Aunt Molly held me while Pastor Chris asked everyone to promise to help me learn about Jesus as I grow up.

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Then Pastor Chris baptized me! It was sort of like taking a bath, but it felt way more important.

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Then, Pastor Chris walked me around the congregation. Lots of people made that “Oh, she is SO cute” look.

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Mommy and Daddy were very proud!

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Pastor Chris, me, Mommy, Daddy and my godparents. And, my cousin Sydney too, because she wanted to be part of my special day.

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My cousin Lilly was there too - I'm going to be in the same room at daycare with her new sister Megan
My cousin Lilly was there too – I’m going to be in the same room at daycare with her new sister Megan

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After I got baptized, I decided to take a nap.

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Everyone dressed up really nice for my day.

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At my party after, there were cupcakes, and a cake. I didn’t get to eat any of it though.

Uncle Matt, Uncle Tommy and Great Uncle Dan
Uncle Matt, Uncle Tommy and Great Uncle Dan
Me and Aunt Jean
Me and Aunt Jean
Cousin Sydney - I wonder if I'll get to have that outfit someday. :)
Cousin Sydney – I wonder if I’ll get to have that outfit someday. 🙂
Me, Aunt Jean and Sydney
Me, Aunt Jean and Sydney

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My cousin Alyssa - who is best friends with Nabisco now
My cousin Alyssa – who is best friends with Nabisco now

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With my Grandpa Post
With my Grandpa Post
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Everyone thinks it’s really funny when I extend this finger

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With my Grandpa McDonald
With my Grandpa McDonald
With Uncle Tommy, Grandpa and Uncle Matt
With Uncle Tommy, Grandpa and Uncle Matt

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Me, Mommy and Aunt Molly
Me, Mommy and Aunt Molly

It was a really special and fun day. I enjoyed seeing (almost) all of my family and I can’t wait to bring them all together again in August for my birthday!

Mommy, Daddy and Nabisco were pretty tired after the long day
Mommy, Daddy and Nabisco were pretty tired after the long day
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