Our confirmation program is a 2 year program. We meet once a month during the school year for a retreat on campus. The retreat times are from 12:30 to 4pm. Alpha year is focused on Bible literacy. Beta year is focused on exploring the chief parts of Luther's Small Catechism.
September 9, 12:30 – 4:00pm
Parents and Students will be here the whole time for this session only (we may end early)
We will go over the outline of the year, Parent and Student Expectations, and begin to explore how to use the Lutheran Study Bible. Lunch will be served. MAKE UP ASSIGMENT
October 14, 12:30 – 4:00pm
BIBLE AS ONE STORY
During this session we will look at themes that run throughout the whole Bible, and how to find the Mission and Ministry of Jesus in every part of Scripture. MAKE UP ASSIGNMENT
November 11, 12:30 – 4:00pm
JESUS IN THE TORAH
We will look at how the first 5 books of the Bible teach about the love of God, and pave the way for us to see how Jesus is the True Messiah. MAKE UP ASSIGNMENT
December 9, 12:30 – 4:00pm
JESUS IN THE JUDGES AND KINGS
Jesus is our True King. During this sessions we will look at how the lives and events of the Kings of Israel and Judah help us understand what a Good King is (both from good and bad examples). We see how Jesus fulfills the role of king and in our perfect king. MAKE UP ASSIGNMENT
January 13, 12:30 – 4:00pm
JESUS IN THE PROPHETS
The Prophets in the Old Testament were tasked with speaking the Words of God to the God's people. In John we hear that Jeus IS the WORD OF GOD. Jesus is the ultimate word of hope and healing spoken into our lives as he is our Savior and Messiah.
February 10, 12:30 – 4:00pm
JESUS IN THE GOSPELS AND ACTS
We will do an overview of the 4 Gospels and the story of the early church in the Book of Acts.
March 10, 12:30 – 4:00pm
JESUS IN THE EPISTLES
As we read the letters written to the early church throughout the world, we learn about what Jesus' Death and Resurrection meant to the first Christians, and how this Good News changed their lives, and still changes ours today.
April 14, 12:30 – 4:00pm
All kids will be here for this, class will last for 2 hours and then we will end with a Grill-out that the whole family can attend. 8th graders need to bring clothes for confirmation pictures!!!!! We will end with a confirmation rehearsal.
May 5 – Confirmation Sunday – 11am