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Hauled out to new life

by Margaret Duggan

THE borrowed baptistery took two hours to fill, and they had a heater in the water for some of the time; so it was “not quite freezing”, says the Team Rector of Christ Church, Cockermouth, in Carlisle diocese, the Revd Wendy Sanders (below left).

The couple, Peter and Lottie, who decided to be baptised after taking part in an Alpha course, were let off more lightly than the young people she baptised in the river some while ago. Her churchwarden, Bill Soulsby, ...

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