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Naming Ceremony at Bristol Marriot Hotel

By Jennifer on July 13th, 2014 Posted in Naming Ceremonies

On Sunday at 12:30pm, I arrived at the Bristol Marriot hotel to officiate the Naming Ceremony for Carmen Lee. The ceremony room was stunning, with high ceilings and gorgeously arranged table and chairs for the after ceremony dinner. The Naming Ceremony involved 2 Godparents, gifts and a wishing tree. It was a pleasure to officiate […]

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Naming Ceremony of Isaac Denham Jack Baxter

By Jennifer on March 29th, 2014 Posted in Naming Ceremonies

For his very first birthday, Kate and David decided to celebrate with a Naming Ceremony. In a beautiful village hall in Stoke Bishop, Bristol, the tables were set, food ready to eat and chairs all laid out. As it was his birthday, we combined a special symbolic candle lighting with a birthday cake. All the […]

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Baby Naming Ceremony at Bristol Zoo

By Jennifer on October 7th, 2011 Posted in Naming Ceremonies

I wonder if they will have a naming ceremony for Kukena! Bristol Zoo baby gorilla named Kukena – ‘to love’By The Editor of Bristol 24/7Oct 6, 2011 Kukena is cradled by mum Solene at Bristol Zoo (Picture: Bob Pitchford) The baby western lowland gorilla born at Bristol Zoo Gardens last week has been named Kukeña […]

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Baby Naming Ceremony at Ashton Court, Bristol

By Jennifer on October 4th, 2011 Posted in Naming Ceremonies

The beauty of a naming ceremony is the choice of location. Rowan and Simon Webley, from Brislington in Bristol chose to have their service in the beautiful grounds of Ashton Court. They set up a tent for dressing, a small gazeboo for some food and drinks, blankets for seats and created a rose archway for […]

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Baby Naming for Naela – St Stephens, Bristol

By Jennifer on September 25th, 2011 Posted in Naming Ceremonies

Thank you to Chloe and Pete for giving me the pleasure of officiating the Naming Ceremony service for Naela May Cann. Their service took place on Sunday, 25th September 2011, in St Stephens, Bristol.

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Popularity of Naming Ceremonies versus the decline in christenings

By Jennifer on September 19th, 2011 Posted in Naming Ceremonies News

Lucy McDonald on the christening dilemma facing secular parentsMy daughter’s first visit to a church was for her christening.She was nine months old and it says something about her parents’ lackadaisical religious convictions that she had not been before. My husband is Catholic and I am Church of England, both of us hugely lapsed, and […]

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