Transgender Naming Service

A short Christian naming service, created by Reverend Dr. Cameron Partridge that can offer blessing to one or more people at the same time.

Dynamic and holy God, we remember how you changed the names of Abraham and Sarah, as they set out to follow you. We know that you changed the name of Jacob, after a long night of wrestling with you. We now declare publicly and affirm the name you have bestowed upon _______________, ______________, and _____________ (laying hands upon each head) receive the blessings of God. Walk in the spirit this day and always, knowing that God has made an everlasting covenant with you, that shall never be cut off.

Ceremony published on many voices, a Black church movement for gay and transgender justice. See full ceremony: http://www.manyvoices.org/blog/resource/transgender-renaming-service/