Baby Naming Ceremony

The County Celebrants Network has members who are delighted to perform a baby ‘naming ceremony’ as a non-religious alternative to ceremonies such as christening.

The purpose is to recognise and celebrate the arrival of a child and welcome him or her in the family and circle of friends. The structure often reflects that of more traditional naming ceremonies, with a formal ceremony led by the celebrant in which the parents name ‘guide parents’, ‘mentors’ or ‘supporting adults’ instead of godparents. This is often followed by a celebratory party