A Naming Ceremony is an opportunity to celebrate your happiness by formally naming and introducing your child to family and friends.
Naming ceremonies give parents, relatives, and friends the opportunity to affirm their special relationship with the child and declare their intention to support and guide the child though life. It is also a time to appoint godparents (also called mentors or guardians) and to acknowledge the special relationship with older brothers or sisters and grandparents.
Naming ceremonies can be conducted at a location of your choice with the words and symbols you choose. The words of the ceremony are chosen to reflect the reason for the celebration and the values, feelings, expectations and personalities of the parents, family and child. The ceremony format and symbolic gestures incorporated are only limited by your imagination. I have many examples to assist you make your celebration unique and meaningful.