Greek Christening Information

Planning a Greek christening can be time consuming and challenging for parents and god parents. Understanding all of the Greek baptism traditions is a very important part of planning a Greek baptism in the Greek Orthodox church.

In this section you will find helpful Greek christening tips and information about how to plan a Greek christening, everything from choosing god parents, finding a reception venue, selecting christening favors and much more!




Silver Greek Christening Gifts

Are you attending a Greek Christening and looking for the right gift? There are several types of gifts you can give. These include money, religious gifts, and other ... Read More

Greek Christening Etiquette FAQ

The Christening is an important moment in the life of an Orthodox Christian. As a result, there are many traditions and rules of proper behavior that are associated ... Read More

Unique Greek Christening Gifts

If you are invited to a Greek Orthodox Christening, you may be wondering what to get for a gift. Sure, there are the standard Christening gifts such as money or reli... Read More

Should You Become a Godparent?

Someone you know and love has just given birth. Several days after the birth you receive a phone call. It’s the parents asking you if you will be the child’s god... Read More

Greek Christening Cake Ideas

Even though cake isn’t a traditional Greek food, it’s still a lot of fun. So, at your child’s Christening, why not have a celebratory cake to share with your g... Read More

Selecting the Christening Cross

When preparing the items for your child’s baptism, one of the things that are needed, is a gold cross and accompanying chain for the baby. Traditionally, the godpa... Read More

Preparing for an Adult Baptism

Though we mostly assume that it’s only children who get baptized in the Greek Orthodox Church, it is possible for adults to be administered the sacrament as well. ... Read More

Planning the Greek Christening

After a child is born, there are certain things that an Orthodox Christian needs to do in order to insure that the baby is properly introduced to the faith. It start... Read More

Greek Christening Favor Ideas

Are you baptizing your baby in the Greek Orthodox Church? Well, there’s certainly a lot to think about. Your priest will guide you through the religious aspects of... Read More

Baptism vs. Chrismation

What you need to know about Baptism and Chrismation in the Greek Orthodox Church We’ve probably all been to at least one Greek Baptism or Christening in our lives.... Read More

Greek Baptism Gifts for Girls

Are you invited to a Greek baptism? If so, you’ll absolutely need to give a gift, even if you don’t attend. Baptisms can be quite elaborate. The family is no dou... Read More

How to Plan a Greek Baptism

Once you have a child, it’s time to start thinking about the baptism. Holy Baptism is the first sacrament that an Orthodox Christian participates in. Since it mark... Read More