A substitute ceremony for christening your newest arrival. You’d like to celebrate the arrival of a new family member but don’t want a religious christening? You’d also like more than just a gathering of family and friends to acknowledge your new arrival. What to do? Have you considered having a Naming Ceremony? Also known as a Name Giving. And if you are wondering how this little ceremony came about and what it entails let me fill you in. Back in Ancient Greek and Roman times your child was not acknowledged as a member of the family until it had a name giving ceremony. The ceremony has survived millennia and untold world changes, it is popular and it is a ritual with significance. Conveniently the ceremony can be conducted at home, in the park or down by the river......wherever you would like it to be held. The proceedings can be conducted by a Celebrant or a respected friend or family member. To assist with planning of your naming ceremony, the how, the when, where and the why, the words, music, symbolic ceremonial gestures and much, much more.......I have put a comprehensive guide together to help you every step of the way. For the cost of a couple of coffees you can experience how easy it is to have a completely personalized ceremony, whether you’d like it to be completely informal or casual to a little more structured or formal. Welcome your child into the world in the way you would like to do it by having a Naming Ceremony.