Sign and Seal

The Sign and Seal of Our Oneness With Christ

Water

Water is the special sign of our oneness with Christ. It is the everyday element by which God’s promise at baptism comes to us. Water cleanses us and renews us, just as Jesus Christ cleanses our sins from us. It is the simple life giving-sign of God’s grace.

The Holy Spirit

The Holy Spirit is the seal that confirms our union with Christ at baptism. Through the action of the Holy Spirit, baptism brings us God’s promise of love. It nourishes our faith. It unites us in fellowship with Christ and with all people who accept Christ.