Confirmation is not graduation
Confirmation is an important step on the journey of faith and an affirmation of baptism. In May of their 8th grade year, our young people are invited to make a public Affirmation of Baptism during a worship service. Then they continue to stand alongside the body of Christ at St. Luke living faithfully into our call as Christians, as well as join their peers in SLY.
What does confirmation look like?
Seventh and eighth grade youth and parents share in a two year journey exploring faith, worship, and life together. We are lead by our pastors and a team of totally awesome small group mentors and Sunday School teachers.Additionally regular fellowship experiences and service projects strengthen our connection with each other, the church and the world.
The confirmation class regularly meets once a week on Sundays at 9:45 (during the Sunday School hour) with our lay Sunday School teachers; and once a quarter for a weekend retreat with Pastor Kim and our retreat team.
Currently we are using Sparkhouse’s new re:form curriculum in a two year program: Year 1: Learning the Story (reading through the Bible to hear God’s story in the world and our lives), and Year 2: Faith through a Lutheran Lens (studying Lord’s Prayer, Creed, Ten Commandments, Sacraments, and Lutheran/Reformation History.)
We Serve In the World
In Confirmation we learn that “Incarnating” means bringing something to life. Bringing the love of God to life through service is another exciting part of Confirmation at St. Luke.