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By Katherine Burgess
Wichita Eagle 

Kansas churches get creative with baptisteries


WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Rachel Bocobo remembers being baptized twice in traditional baptisteries at the front of a sanctuary, people looking up at her from the pews. Those times, once as a child and later an adult, she chose to be baptized because she was "supposed to," she said.

The third time, her baptism was because she felt the Lord was leading her to go deeper in their relationship.

So when she was immersed in the water, representing a burial with Christ and rising to a new life, Bocobo didn't think twice about being dunked in a horse trough.

"In that moment you feel so overwhelmed by t...

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