Who is typically invited to a christening?
Relatives and very close friends.
What's a traditional gift from a Godparent?
A classic gift from godparents might be a silver baby cup or frame that is engraved to commemorate the day..
We've already given a baby gift to our friends, but we will soon attend their baby's christening. Should we bring a gift?
If you have already acknowledged the birth of your friends' child with a gift, you are not obliged to bring a second gift to the christening. Even if you have not given a gift for the birth of the baby - you are not obliged to bring a gift.
Should we give the clergyman a gift?
While the baptismal sacrament is free of charge, it is customary to make a monetary donation to the clergyman who performs the christening. If you have a close relationship, you might also want to give him a small gift.