What to write in a christening card

Write the perfect Christening card message

You're not the only one wondering what to write!

Whether you're a godparent, family member, or friend, finding the right words to say in a christening card can be a delightful yet daunting task. A christening is a significant milestone where a child is welcomed into a spiritual community, and your message can add a special touch to this memorable day.

Your words can express joy, provide comfort, and offer congratulations, while echoing the significance of the occasion. This guide will help you craft a heartfelt message that encapsulates all these feelings, making it a keepsake that can be cherished for years to come.

So, let's explore the ways you can turn your thoughts into a beautiful christening card message.

Why a Christening is important

Once upon a time, there was a little baby named Charlie. He was a cute, chubby fellow with twinkling eyes, and he loved the sound of giggles and lullabies. One day, Charlie's parents decided it was time for a very special celebration called a christening.

Now, you might wonder, why is a christening so important? Well, let me tell you a little secret.

A christening is like a grand welcome party for the baby into a big family that goes beyond mum and dad. It's like saying, "Hello world, meet Charlie! And Charlie, meet your extended family!" But that's not all.

At this celebration, Charlie's parents pick a couple of very special friends, known as godparents. They promise to guide Charlie, look out for him, and teach him all the wonderful things about the world. So, a christening is not just a party; it's a beautiful way to surround Charlie with love, wisdom, and a whole lot of guardian angels!

Can you give a Christening card for a Baptism?

Absolutely, you can give a christening card for a baptism! Although the words "christening" and "baptism" are often used to mean slightly different things, they both celebrate the same wonderful event: welcoming a child into a spiritual community.

So, if you're attending a baptism, it's totally okay to give a card that says "Happy Christening!" The important thing is that your card shares your joy and good wishes for the child and their family.

Who do you address Christening card to?

When writing a christening card, you might be wondering who to address it to. Well, it's pretty simple. Most times, you write the card to the parents of the baby being christened, since they are the ones who will be reading it.

You can start your card with something like "Dear [Mum's name] and [Dad's name]". But don't forget to mention the baby's name in your message! After all, the day is all about the little one.

If you prefer or if you are the godparent, you can also write the card directly to the baby. Your message could be something special or added on a keepsake that the child can read when they are older.

Christening card messages

Here are some beautifully heartfelt messages that you may consider including in a christening card to convey your warm wishes and blessings to the little one and their family. These messages are sure to touch their hearts and remind them of the significance of this special occasion. Take a moment to personalise your card with these thoughtful words that express your love, joy, and hopes for a bright future filled with happiness, love, and faith.

  • "May this sacred day bring many blessings and joy to your family. Congratulations on your little one's christening."
  • "Sending my love and blessings on this auspicious occasion. Congratulations!"
  • "May your baby's christening day be filled with love, laughter, and happiness."
  • "Wishing your family a memorable and joyful christening day."
  • "Congratulations on your baby's christening! May this day be the first of many blessed days to come in your child's life."
  • "With lots of love on this joyous day. Congratulations on your rainbow baby's christening!"
  • "Twinkle twinkle little star, do you know how loved you are?"

Give them a lovely, warm welcome with our Hello Little One cards available with a penguin, duck or starfish!

Christening card verses - Girl

When writing a christening card for a baby girl, it's nice to add words that are as sweet and lovely as she is. You might want to include wishes for her future, blessings of love, and maybe even a sprinkle of fairy dust for good luck.

You could say something like, "May your journey be as sparkling as your smile, and may you be blessed with love, joy, and endless adventures."

Remember, your message doesn't have to be complicated. It just needs to come from your heart!

  • "Blessings to the little angel on her special day. May your life be filled with love and grace."
  • "On this special day of your christening, may God shower all his blessings upon you, little princess."
  • "Little girl, may your christening day be touched with every blessing and your future filled with many things to smile about."
  • "Congratulations on your christening, sweet angel. May God's grace and blessings guide you through your journey of life."
  • "To our little princess on her christening day, may your life be filled with nothing but happiness and love."
  • "May your christening day be as beautiful and special as you are, little one. God bless you always!"

Our Christening cards for girls are also available with a cute elephant with pink ears in her mums trunk.

Messages for goddaughter

  • "To my precious goddaughter, may your christening day be filled with beautiful moments and may God's love guide you throughout your life."
  • "On this special day, as your godparent, I am blessed to be a part of your christening. May God's grace always protect and guide you, my dear goddaughter."
  • "Dearest goddaughter, on your christening, may the heavens shower you with blessings and love now and always."
  • "Congratulations on your christening, goddaughter! May this sacred day be the start of a spiritual journey filled with love, faith, and wisdom."
  • "To my beloved goddaughter, may your christening day bring joy and blessings that last a lifetime."

Messages for granddaughter

  • "To our darling granddaughter, on your christening day, may you be blessed with love and happiness throughout your journey of life."
  • "Congratulation on your christening, sweet granddaughter! May God's blessings guide you today and always."
  • "Dear granddaughter, on this holy day of your christening, may you feel the warmth of God's love surrounding you."
  • "On your christening day, dear granddaughter, may God's light shine upon you, guiding you through life's path."
  • "To our precious granddaughter, as you're christened today, may the joy and blessings you bring continue to multiply. God bless you!"

Christening card verses - Boy

Writing a card for a boy's christening is a beautiful way to share your well-wishes, blessings, and love. Just like messages for girls, these should be heartfelt and convey your joy for this special moment.

You might want to mention his strength and the amazing journey of life he is about to embark on.

Remember, these messages could be cherished by him when he grows up, so choose words that are simple, sweet, and meaningful. "May God guide you throughout your journey" or "Blessings to you, little warrior, on your special day," are two examples that could work well.

Here are some more for you:

  • "Blessings to the little hero on his christening day. May God's grace and love guide you through life."
  • "On this sacred day of your christening, may you be showered with blessings, dear little prince."
  • "Little boy, your christening day is the start of a wonderful journey of faith. May you be blessed with love and happiness."
  • "Congratulations on your christening, little champ. May the blessings of God be with you today and always."
  • "To our little boy on his christening, may your life be filled with joy, faith, and love. God bless you!"
  • "May your christening day be as unique as you are, little one. Wishing you a lifetime of God's blessing!"

Our Christening cards for boys are also available with a cute elephant with blue ears in his mums trunk.

Messages for godson

  • "To my dear godson, on this holy day of your christening, may you be blessed with love, joy, and faith that lasts a lifetime."
  • "Congratulations on your christening, godson! May you be guided by His grace on every step of your life."
  • "On your christening day, beloved godson, it is my wish that you are showered with blessings today and always."
  • "Wishing you a life filled with faith and God's eternal love, dear godson. Happy Christening!"
  • "To my special godson, on your christening day, may you be filled with a lifetime of blessings. God loves you!"

Messages for grandson

  • "To our beloved grandson, on this special day of your christening, may you be surrounded by love and blessings from above. Congratulations!"
  • "As you are christened today, dear grandson, we pray for joy, love, and blessings to fill your life. May God guide your steps always."
  • "Dear grandson, on your christening day, may you be blessed with a life filled with faith, happiness, and love."
  • "Congratulations on your christening, grandson! May this day mark the beginning of a journey filled with blessings and God's everlasting love."
  • "To our precious grandson, on your christening day, may the blessings of the Lord guide you and protect you always."
  • "Wishing you a blessed christening day, sweet grandson. May God's love and grace be your guide in life."

Christening card quotes for twins

Messages for twins on their christening day can be doubly delightful and blessed. It's a joyous occasion to celebrate the beginning of their spiritual journey.

As the twins embark on this sacred milestone together, may they always find comfort and strength in each other's presence. May their lives be filled with love, laughter, and endless adventures, as they grow and explore the world side by side.

Sending warm wishes and blessings to these precious twins on their special day!

  • "Blessings and love to the newest pair of twinkling stars in our lives. May your christening day be filled with joy and God's blessings."
  • "Twice the giggles, twice the grins, twice the love! Congratulations on your twins' christening!"
  • "On this special day of your twins' christening, may the blessings of God be upon them, guiding them through their journey of life."
  • "Congratulations on the christening of your adorable twins. May this sacred occasion bring with it an abundance of joy, love, and heavenly blessings."
  • "To our beloved twins, on your christening day, may you both be showered with God’s love and blessings. Congratulations!"
  • "A double blessing, a double joy. Wishing your beautiful twins a blessed christening day."
  • "May your twins' christening day be filled with love, joy, and blessings. Congratulations on this special day!"

Religious words for your card

When writing a christening card, you can include religious messages to make it more heartfelt and special. These messages often contain blessings and wishes that express hope for the child's future, along with a spiritual touch reflecting the religious significance of the event.

They can include simple prayers or references to God's love and guidance. For instance, you might write, "May God's grace guide you through your life." Remember, the goal is to share a beautiful, meaningful message that the child can read and appreciate as they grow older.

  • "On this special day and always, may God's grace guide and protect your beautiful child."
  • "Welcome to the Christian world, little one. May God's blessings guide you throughout your life."
  • "May God's love and blessings be with you on this special day and always."
  • "Sending warm thoughts and prayers for your baby's christening. May this day be just the start of a happy journey that will lead your little one to an even more amazing future."

How much do you put in a Christening card?

When it comes to the question of how much money to put in a Christening card, there is no one-size-fits-all answer since it largely depends on your relationship to the child or family.

In the UK, close family members might choose to give a more generous gift, potentially somewhere between £50 to £100. If you're a friend or a more distant relative, £20 to £30 can be an appropriate amount.

However, remember that the value of your presence and well wishes far outweighs the value of your gift. It's the thought that counts, rather than the amount in the envelope.

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Conclusion: How to write a Christening message

In conclusion, writing a touching message for a christening card is a wonderful way to share in the joy of this special event. Remember, your words can be a cherished keepsake, offering love and blessings for the child's spiritual journey.

And don't worry about the gift — your presence and heartfelt message mean more than anything.

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