confirmation

Our two-year Confirmation Class program for any youth
(most start in 6th or 7th grade).
The next class will begin September 2017 and will go until May 2019.

Confirmation is not the beginning or the end of the faith journey.
Confirmation is about making disciples.
It is that simple and that challenging.

2017
SEP 10 – Information Meeting
SEP 17 – Get to Know Each Other
SEP 24 – Who (& What & Where & Why) Is God?
OCT 1 – The Bible: Who, What, Where, When, Why, How?
OCT 8 – The Hebrew Bible (& Two Faiths)
OCT 15 – Genesis (& Science)
OCT 22 – Moses & The Israelites (& Playing Favorites?)
OCT 29 – The Law (& Why Some and Not All?)
NOV 5 – Judges (& Leadership & Bad Habits)
NOV 12 – Ruth (& Faith & Outsiders)
NOV 19 – Kings (& Making Choices)
NOV 26 – Babylonian Captivity (& Hopelessness)
DEC 1-3 – THE PHILADELPHIA PROJECT
WEEKEND SERVICE BLITZ

DEC 10 – Prophets (& Messages from God)
DEC 17 – Jesus (& Incarnation)
DEC 24 – NO CONFIRMATION (only one worship service)
DEC 31 – NO CONFIRMATION (but there is Bible Study)

2018
JAN 7 – Psalms (& The Lifelong Journey of Faith)
JAN 14 – Wisdom (& Truth & Tough Questions)
JAN 21 – Job (& Suffering)
JAN 28 – Esther (& When God is Hidden)
FEB 4 – The Rise of Rome (& The Importance of Context)
FEB 11 – Maps (& The Holy Land)
FEB 18 – 2nd Testament (& Do We Still Need the 1st)
FEB 23-25 – CONFIRMATION RETREAT
MAR 4 –  Matthew’s Gospel (& Jesus the Messiah)
MAR 11 – Mark’s Gospel (& The Good News)
MAR 18 – Luke’s Gospel (& Persecution)
MAR 25 – John’s Gospel (& Why Another Gospel?)
APR 1 – EASTER
APR 8 – Acts (& The Holy Spirit and The Church)
APR 15 – Paul (& The Early Church)
APR 22 – Paul’s Letters (& Theology): Part 1
APR 29 – Paul’s Letters (& Theology): Part 2
MAY 6 – Paul’s Letters (& Theology): Part 3
MAY 13 – NO CLASS (Only one worship service)
MAY 17 – Revelation (& Signs and Symbols)
MAY 20 – PENTECOST
MAY 27 – SEPT 2 – CONFIRMATION CLASS BREAK

JULY 8-14 – THE PHILADELPHIA PROJECT WEEK OF SERVICE

SEP 9 – FALL KICK-OFF
All Youth Gathering in The Pit
SEP 16 – John Wesley: Part 1
SEP 23 – John Wesley: Part 2
SEP 30 – The Growth of Methodism
OCT 7 – The Quadrilateral
OCT 14 – Grace
OCT 21 – Perfection
OCT 28 – Prayer
NOV 4 – Free Will & The Omnipresence of God
NOV 11 – Salvation
NOV 18 – Holy Communion
NOV 25 – Worship/Service
NOV 30-DEC 2 – THE PHILADELPHIA PROJECT
WEEKEND SERVICE BLITZ

DEC 9 – The General Rules
DEC 16 – Spiritual Gifts
DEC 23 – NO CONFIRMATION (but there is Bible Study)
DEC 30 – NO CONFIRMATION (but there is Bible Study)

2019
JAN 6 – The Global Methodist Church
JAN 13 – Social Principals: Part 1
JAN 20 – Social Principals: Part 2
JAN 27 – Missions
JAN 31 – Discipleship
FEB 3 – Stewardship
FEB 10 – Human Sexuality
FEB 17 – Racial Justice
FEB 24 – Violence
MAR 3 – Care for Creation
MAR 10 – Music & the UMC
MAR 17 – Christianity & Islam
MAR 24 – Christianity & Hinduism
MAR 31 – Christianity & Buddhism
APR 7 – Christian Denominations
APR 14 – Baptism & Confirmation
APR 21 – EASTER
APR 28 – Covenant Membership Vows
MAY 5 – How to Write a Testimony
MAY 12 – Confirmation Planning/Testimonies
MAY 19 – Confirmation Planning/Testimonies
MAY 26 – NOTHING
JUN 2 – Confirmation Planning/Testimonies
JUN 9 – CONFIRMATION SUNDAY (PENTECOST)