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Old 07-17-2016, 10:11 AM
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Originally Posted by chacoguy View Post
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I know there are some sects that use a Baptismal Font. That's different; are there any religious groups baptizing their members in stillwater? That is to say, Baptism in a lake or the Ocean?

Does it have to be in a river?
I'm LDS; baptized my best friend in the mouth of the Carmel River. The key is that the water has to be deep enough to immerse the baptizee and wide enough for both the baptizer and baptizee to stand in the water.