Celebrant Naming services - Alison Dean Celebrant

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Welcome to Naming Services
A Naming or blessings ceremony
A perfect way to introduce your relatives and friends to the newest member of your family.Whether brought together through birth, adoption, or marriage, a naming or blessing ceremonies offer a beautiful opportunity to welcome any child or children into your world. It is a ceremony designed to signify your union and oneness as a family.
A Naming or blessing ceremony offers you the opportunity to officially celebrate the
naming of your child, and give significance to the name you have chosen for them to carry in this world.
A Naming or blessing ceremony allows you an opportunity as a parent or parents, to declare your life long commitment to your child or children. You can also ask family or friends to confirm their role in the child’s upbringing, and commit to the promise to nurture and guide the child as they journey through life.
Naming or or blessings ceremony
ceremonies may contain some of the  following sections the choice will be yours to decide what you want for your ceremony.
Introduction and welcome
♥  Declare the childs name
♥  Pray or poem
♥  Parents commitment vows /Reading
♥  Godparents commintment vows / reading (role in your child’s upbringing)
♥  Anoint with water -  Smudge with water on the forhead (A blessing is said)
 Lighting a candle - have three candles two outer candles are lit and parents come together take outer candles and light the        middle Candle with childs name on or One single candle is lit with childs name on.
♥  Memory Box - A gift for life given to the child with the first memory of the day placed inside.  
♥  Crystals -
♥  Grand parents commitment vows / reading (role in your childs upbringing)
♥  Inclusion of specially chosen music
♥  Declaration of  childs name announced
♥  Naming certificate given
♥  Closing words
 Blessing if required
What the naming or blessing ceremony includes:
Alison  will meet with you and your family before, to discuss your plans for
   the ceremony and begin writing your ceremony script
You will be guided by  throughout the ceremony writing process, and will
    have the option to include poems, readings and music of your choice.
You have the option to include friends and family in your ceremony, by
   appointing your child with their chosen ‘Godparents’ and asking them to
   make a vow of commitment to  their role in your child’s upbringing.
You will also have the option to include a symbolic ceremony using items such as  water, candles, memory boxes, and gemstones – or any other symbolic element which   is  meaningful to you.
You can make as many changes to your ceremony script as necessary. Together, we     will  create a service that you feel comfortable with.
Finally as your baby naming officiant I never lose sight of the fact that the day is your day. So whilst I am on hand to help you, you will always have the final say on all aspects of your naming ceremony.
On the day of the ceremony, Alison  will join you early enough to conduct a brief rehearsal, before officiating your Naming ceremony in front of family and friends.
On completion of the service you will be presented with a copy of your ceremony script and a certificate to treasure forever.
Naming or blessing service  £200
For more information contact Alison on the contact me or

Phone: 07775561811
Email: celebrant@alisondean.co.uk
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