Sunday, July 19, 2015

Elsa's Baptism

On the morning of 4th of July, Elsa Lelise Christine was baptized and became a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Elsa has been learning about the gospel of Jesus Christ since she moved here a year and a half ago and was so excited to make this choice.

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[Elsa was baptized wearing the same dress I wore, as well as both of my sisters, Alexandra, and Lorelai.]

I am so proud of Elsa. She truly is Christlike - she is kind, charitable, forgiving, and compassionate.

Following the baptism, we hosted a luncheon at our home.

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My friend and neighbor, Esther, made Elsa a cupcake dress in honor of the day.

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Spectacular, no?

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And some gifts for the girl of honor...

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Elsa, admiring her very own set of scriptures. 
She especially loved how her name was engraved on the cover.

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Matthew 3:16 And Jesus, when he was baptized, went up straightway out of the water: and, lo, the heavens were opened unto him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove, and lighting upon him

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