Baptism for Children Under age 7

The following information is for children ages 0-6 years old. Once the child is 7 years of age he/she must go through one full year of Faith Formation classes before receiving the Sacrament of Baptism. For information on registering your child for Faith Formation classes please contact the Faith Formation Office.

Thank you for making the decision in Baptizing your child. We cannot wait to make them official members of the Catholic Church!

The following information is to help guide you through this exciting process:

  • Step 1: Make sure you are registered active parishioner of Saint John Neumann Catholic Church for at least six months
  • Step 2: Must call or visit the office to sign up to attend a Baptism Preparation class
    • Must attend class ONE MONTH prior to baptism date
  • Step 3: Pick up or download a copy of the Baptism Registration AND Sponsor Forms
  • Step 4: Complete Baptism Registration AND Sponsor Form and Turn in to Parish Office or Email it to
    • All paper work must be turned in Minimum ONE MONTH prior to baptism class
  • Step 5: Attend the Baptism Prep Class
    • Must Register.  No Walk-ins Allowed 
  • Step 6: Arrive 15 minutes early the day of your child’s Baptism

Welcome to the Body of Christ!

Downloadable Forms

Baptism Requirements Form (English) (Spanish)

Godparent Qualification Form (English) (Spanish)

Baptism Register Form (English) (Spanish)

Godparent Baptizing at another Church form (English) (Spanish)

Information about Classes

Baptism classes are held, in English, on the first Saturday of the month, from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon classroom 6 (Education wing). Advance registration is required through the Parish Office at 704.536.6520.  Sign ups close 2 weeks prior to class date.

Baptism celebration is held, in English, on the Second Sunday of the month, at 2:00 p.m.

Baptism classes are held in Spanish, on the third Friday of the month, from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. in Austin Hall. Advance registration is required through Glenda Lliguicota in the office. Forms can be emailed to More information regarding Spanish baptisms and Spanish forms available here. *Please find childcare for your children as the classes are for parents and godparents only.*

Baptism celebration is held, in Spanish, on the fourth Saturday of the month at 11:00 a.m. or on the fourth Sunday of the month, at 1:30 p.m.

Please complete the Electronic Form to sign up for an English Baptism Prep Class and English Baptism Celebration.