Save the dates for 2023-2024
Ascension Sunday in 2024 is May 11. This is the outline for preparing a group of youth confirmands from February 2023 to May 2024. Confirmands:
- Receive a complete Binder in January 2023, with all the notes, assignments and final exam included. Confirmands also receive a Bible / Journaling book.
- Gather for 9 Sunday lunchtime sessions plus a night-away retreat at Laurelville on Friday April 12 (two Fridays after good Friday in 2024).
- Have two mentors (4 sessions each) whom they meet before the Sunday sessions to work on set assignments.
- Undertake a capstone ministry project with a mentor during the summer of 2023 as well as completing a summer reading assignment.
Feb 19 2023 – How does Jesus save us from the world, the flesh and the devil? (Mentor 1)
Mar 19 2023 – What is the role of the ten commandments in our lives today? (Mentor 1)
Apr 16 2023 – How does God speak to us through the Bible? (Mentor 1)
May 23 2023 – What are the ministries of the church? (Mentor 1)
Summer 2023 – Summer reading, your capstone project, and memorizing the Nicene Creed
Sep 17 2023 – Praying to God our Father, creator of Heaven & Earth. PLUS Capstone Presentations. (Mentor 2)
Oct 15 2023 – Nicene: Jesus’ Incarnation (Mentor 2)
Nov 19 2023 – Nicene: Jesus’ Crucifixion & Resurrection (Mentor 2)
Feb 4 2024 – Nicene: Jesus’ Ascension, Reign and Glorious Return (Mentor 2)
April 12-13 2024 – Friday evening to Saturday afternoon; Confirmation retreat at Laurelville.
May 11 2024 – Confirmation Service at Ascension!