Baptism Information

Your Baptism at All Saints’ Church Staplehurst

We look forward to welcoming you and your family for your baptism at All Saints’ Church Staplehurst, Kent. For the time being, baptisms are on Saturdays only at 11:00 am due to Covid restrictions and we are taking bookings again. Numbers of family and friends are limited, please check with the Rector or the Church Office for current guidance when booking as restrictions are constantly being reviewed and updated.

All Saints Church Entrance

Pastoral Offices & Services at All Saints’ Church Staplehurst Kent

We are back in Church on Sunday at 11 am for a Parish Communion Service and can conduct Funerals and Weddings with added guidelines to keep everybody safe.

We are now taking bookings for Baptisms and Weddings again. Baptisms will be on Saturdays only for the time being at 11.00 am so we can provide a cleaned church for the families. The cleaners will come in after the baptism to clean ready for the Sunday service.

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Covid-19 and Services Update All Saints’ Church Staplehurst Kent


08:00 am BCP Holy Communion Service in Church communion offered in one kind but also simultaneously
9:30 am Sunday Worship Service
via Zoom
11:00 am Parish Communion Service in Church we will sing one hymn at the end of the service and the

Midweek Tuesday – Friday via Zoom, 9.30 am Morning Prayer and 5 pm Evening Prayer.

Daily Private Prayer in church 10 am – 4 pm

We still observe social distancing, hand sanitizing, track & trace and we recommend the wearing of face masks.

See the latest Guidance from the Church of England regarding Coronavirus (Covid-19) here

Once at the C of E page you will find further information in the Frequently Asked Questions section.

Baptism Images Courtesy/Permission of Catherine and Ray Farragher.
Photograph copyright “Jennifer Anne Photography” ©
Font image Courtesy & Copyright Andrew Brady ©

Thank you for your enquiry regarding having your baptism at All Saints’ Church Staplehurst. It will be a pleasure to do so.

Useful Links

Church of England – Christenings Page
A Church Near You Website

Baptism Application Form

Baptism Form

Please download our application form by clicking the image or here.

Please fill in the form as far as you can. You will need at least three Godparents, who need to have been baptised. If any are not baptised, this can take place in the same service.

We do hold multiple baptisms and you may have another family attending.

If you are happy with the arrangements, please confirm this by returning the form, either by email or to the address shown at the top of the form. A Baptism Visitor will then be in touch to talk you through the practicalities.

There is a statutory fee of £14 for each Baptism Certificate. See Baptism Fees link below.

Would you please pass the payment – preferably a cheque made payable to “All Saints Church PCC” – to the Baptism Visitor, or post it to the church office.

Rev. Silke Tetzlaff

The Reverend Silke Tetzlaff


Telephone / Fax: (01580) 891258
Email: Rev Silke Tetzlaff

Not available on Mondays