Rawlins Family

Rawlins Family

Sunday, September 18, 2011

A Quick Update

My mom and pop are here and we're having a blast! Love them! Here's a quick peek at the weekend's activities. I thought it would be a fantastic idea to get a picture of our group of 20 people...in the middle of a narrow hallway. I'm super smart like that.

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We are so proud of Cameron's decision to be baptized. Why do we baptize at age eight (or older)? What do Latter-day Saints believe about baptism? Go HERE to find out.

Cameron was baptized by Tony Rawlins, Chase's dad. The Rawlins have a family tradition that kids are baptized by the person they are named after, if they choose. Cameron had a hard time deciding, but in the end decided to be baptized by Grandpa.

Daddy confirmed him a member and blessed him to receive the Gift of the Holy Ghost.

Speakers included Grandpa Kilgore (on baptism), and Uncle Brian (whose talk on the Holy Ghost included a 5 pound bag of sour patch kids - that was a new experience for me). Uncle Kevin and Cousin Brandon provided the music, along with a good family friend (who likes to remain anonymous on blogs, but it sufficeth me to say she's a rock star).

Grandma Kilgore provided the chorister-ing, and Nana Rawlins and Grape-Grandma Rawlins provided opening and closing prayers.

The room was filled to the brim with family and friends. It was a joyous and lovely, spirit-filled occasion.

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Have a great week! I'll be back later.

6 comments:

Sara said...

Yay Cam!

Pooh said...

Cam may have been jealous when Hudson lost his teeth first, but Hudson is wayyyyy jealous-er that Cam got to get baptized first. Love that full-frontal dental nudity in all the pics! GOOOO CAM!!!

Pooh said...

P.S. How's Trenchy?

Wiseguys said...

Congrats to Cam! What a great day!

also funny that you are all squeezed in that hallway, it made me smile!

Hohmann Family said...

Awesomeness. Right there.

Shari said...

What a great day!