Baptistry Heaters

Model 10 Immersion Heater

The ChurchRite® #10 Immersion Heater is a baptistry water heater specifically designed for small baptistries or for portable baptistries. The heater is quiet, durable and very cost effective. There is no setup or assembly required, you simply remove from the packaging, lay it down into the baptistry tank and plug it in and the unit does the rest for you. This immersion heater will heat 150 gallons of water to about 100° F. Completely automatic and portable, the heater includes a 60” power cord, a preset thermostat that engages at 85 degrees and cuts off at 105 degrees, and a stainless steel mounting bracket for easy placement. Designed for easy and safe use, the Teflon heating element will not burn out and the outer surface never overheats.




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33”L x 2¾ ”W x 60” Cord Length

Additional Information

For optimal heating, a baptistry cover is strongly recommended during the heating process. We offer custom sized, insultated spa-style baptistry covers. Learn more by clicking here

Below are instructions for using the Model 10 Immersion Heater in your baptistry

The first step is to fill your baptistry, take the heater to the baptistry and immerse the heater in the baptistry water. The heater thermostat on the power cord must be submerged in the water and the heater must lay in a horizontal position at the floor of the baptistry.

Plug in the baptistry power cord to an outlet that is protected from water and is capable of handling 15 amps. Keep in mind the heater will not turn on unless the overall room temperature is 70 degrees (F) or lower.

Start the water heating process at least 24 hours before the baptismal service. Heater must be unplugged while baptistry is in use. It is important not to overload your breakers: The 1KW heater is rated at 15 amps, one heater per 120V. The 2KW is rated at 16 amps. You must use an outlet rated at the heater load. It is okay to temporarily hold the active/hot heater from the cable but do not touch the heater while hot.

Things to check if the built-in GFCI light is not on when plugged in:

  • 1. No power – check your breaker panels circuit breakers to ensure they are on.
  • 2. The GFCI plug or outlet may have become wet.
  • 3. Water may be in the heating element, meaning the heater must be replaced. Please refer to Warranty for return information (returns other than factory defects are subject to a 25% restocking charge).

Click here to view a PDF version of baptistry heater information and instruction

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ChurchRite Product Warranty

ChurchRite warrants to purchaser that products shall be free of defects in workmanship or materials for ONE (1) YEAR from the original purchase date; however, ChurchRite’s sole obligation under this warranty shall consist of repairing or replacing, free of charge (F.O.B. its factory), any product received prepaid at its factory within ONE (1) YEAR from the date of purchase and determined by ChurchRite upon inspection to be defective. The misuse, misapplication or failure to follow operational directions of any ChurchRite product, or the use of any heater without the presence of adequate water in the baptistry, will void the warranty.

No product shall be returned without the express written approval of ChurchRite.

No other warranty, express or implied, as to description, quality, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or any other matter is given by ChurchRite in connection herewith. The selection, application, suitability for corrosion resistance or use for any purpose, are purchaser’s sole responsibility. Under no circumstance shall ChurchRite be liable for loss of use, profits or any other direct or indirect costs, expenses, losses or damages arising out of defects in or failure of the product or any part thereof. Always remove all electrical components prior to touch the water.

Heater Return Information

Before returning a heater you must first obtain a Return Authorization Number (RA). Items returned without the proper authorization number may be refused upon delivery. Items returned to the factory will be evaluated and tested.

  • Defective Items
  • If the cause is due to a manufacturer’s defect, the item will repaired or replaced.

  • Non-Defective items:
  • in the event the tests prove that the cause is not due to a manufacturer’s defect then charges will be incurred, such as the evaluation fee ($150) and return shipping ($25). If the item is repairable, you can choose to have it repaired and the evaluation fee will be waived, then you will only pay for repairs and return shipping.

    The returns process can take approximately 2 – 3 weeks. Items which have been improperly wired, modified or operated without water are not considered defective and are not covered under warranty. If you need an immediate replacement please contact us to order a new heater.

    If your original heater is found to be defective and can be repaired, no credit will be given for the new heater. A credit will only be given if the heater cannot be repaired by the factory. Note: If you have a heater with a GFCI (ground fault circuit breaker) please follow the reset instructions below.

GFCI Model Instructions

Instructions for plug-in models with GFCI built in

  • Plug unit into the power receptacle
  • Press the reset button on the GFCI, then press the reset button on the heater (visual indicator appears)
  • Press the Test Button (visual indicator disappears)
  • Press the Reset button again for use and turn the thermostat up

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