Each August we hold an immersion baptism service at Fort Loudon Lake, usually on one of the first Sundays after school starts back.

Sunday, August 18, 2019 - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Lakeview Baptist Church, 932 Fox Rd, Knoxville, TN 37922 Map

To be scheduled for this service:

  • If you have been through the CSPC Membership class, we ask that you contact one of the members of our shepherding staff listed below to discuss baptism. 
  • If you have not taken part in CSPC's Membership class, then you will need to share your testimony of faith with a member of our shepherding staff.
  • Contact them directly to schedule a time to get together. Following your time together, you will be registered for the service and will receive an email confirmation along with more details about the service. 

Children: Andrew Keasling, 309-4853 or
Students 6th-12th grade: 
Mark Steimer, 309-5547 or
Sarah Braden, 309-5843 or
Dan Davis, 410-8368 or
College age: Mark Steimer, 309-5547 or
Adults 20s:
 Summers McMurray, 309-5738 or
Adults 30s: Andrew Keasling, 309-4853 or
Adults 40s: Doug Messer, 309-4283 or
Adults 50+: Alan Edick, 291-5204 or
Women: Suzanne Stelling, 291-5279 or


Infant baptisms are scheduled for the 8:15 and 11:00 a.m. worship services on the first Sunday of every month except for March.

For a baptism to be scheduled, at least one of the child's parents must be a member of Cedar Springs or currently involved in a New Members' class. For more information about becoming a member, click here.

The first step in scheduling a baptism is to make an appointment for a meeting with Andrew Keasling, Executive Pastor & Pastor to 30s: 309-4853 or At this time, a date will be scheduled for your child to be baptized.