Welcoming God's Children: Baptism Connection DVD/CD Plus One Family Packet

Welcoming God's Children: Baptism Connection DVD/CD Plus One Family Packet

Share this DVD, featuring Father Joe Kempf, at the Baptism preparation class in addition to the more formal instruction that parents receive. Included in this 2-disc set is a CD-ROM with a “How-to-Use” Leader’s Guide, nursery roll spread sheet and reproducible Parish Connections Newsletters, designed to be sent to families throughout the first six years of the baptized child’s life.

Fr. Joe Kempf is someone whose love of God shows forth in an enthusiasm for life. Winner of the "Great Preacher Award" from the Aquinas Institute of Theology, Fr. Joe brings a love of storytelling, a heart for God's people, and a desire to remember those things that really matter. Fr. Joe is founder of “Gospel Values,” a non-profit company dedicated to proclaiming the beautiful message of Jesus for children of all ages.


The Family Packet includes resources you can use to build a strong connection between the parish and the family of a recently baptized child, all housed in a sturdy and easy-to-file envelope. You will want to order one for every family that goes through the Baptism program.

The Family Packet contains:

  • Baptism Beginnings: A Parent's Guide to Baptism This booklet helps parents prepare for and fully understand the Sacrament of Baptism. Thoughts and encouragement from Fr. Joe Kempf are included.
  • You Are My Godchild: A Sponsor's Journal (2 copies) Faithful journaling exercises, Bible verses, prayers and devotions fill this journal designed to be a keepsake memento given to the child at First Communion.
  • My First Bible Storybook This colorfully-illustrated collection of 12 beloved Bible stories is written for parents to read to children ages 1-3.
  • My First Year of Faith This calendar marks the physical and spiritual development of the newly baptized child through the first year of his/her life. Stickers are included to track faith and growth milestones.
  • Baptism Birthday Cards (Set of Six) These cards are designed to be given by the Godparent (or by a Parish worker) on the Godchild's baptismal anniversary through age 6.
  • Child's Baptism Certificate
  • Sponsor's Baptism Certificate (2 Copies)

Click here for sample preview pages.

Pricing: $29.99