Do you baptism by immersion or sprinkling? Do you baptize infants?

Do you baptism by immersion or sprinkling? Do you baptize infants?

The Orthodox teaching is that baptism must be done by full immersion.  There are circumstances when a full immersion is impossible, and a person can be baptized in a different manner, for example, by pouring water onto the person’s head.  But this should never be done for any reason, except when baptism by full immersion is truly impossible.  A second-century document called Didache gives us clear instructions on baptism: “After the foregoing instructions immerse in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit in living water [a flowing stream or river–S.S.].  If you have no living water, then immerse in other water [a pool, pond, tub, etc.–S.S.]; and if you are not able in cold, then in warm.  If you have neither, pour water three times on the head in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.”
Yes, in the Orthodox Church, we baptize infants as well as adults. This is clearly a biblical and apostolic teaching.

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