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Confirmation

Confirmation Class 2021


Confirmation is a chance for those in 9th grade and above to think through the Christian faith on their own terms. Built around weekend retreats, key Scriptures, and a statement of faith, this is your chance to be honest and challenge yourself. What do you really believe?


2021-22 Schedule

Basic Retreat Schedule

  •   5:00  Meet at local dinner location
  •   6:00  Walk to Nassau Church (WARM CLOTHES + WALKING SHOES)
  •   6:30  Memory Work
  •   7:45  Break + “Candy at the Kiosk?”
  •   8:15  Discussion
  • 10:00  Pick-up at Nassau

Retreat 1
Saturday, October 16, 5:00-10:00 p.m.
Essay #1 (pdf): “My History with the Church and/or the Christian Faith”
email to Mark Edwards before the retreat

Retreat 2
Saturday, December 4, 5:00-10:00 p.m.
Memory work (pdf)

Day of Mission, Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Sunday, January 16 or Monday, January 17
Optional (save the date, details to come)

Retreat 3
Saturday, March 5, 5:00-10:00 p.m.
Memory work (pdf)
Essay #2 (pdf): highlight the PCUSA Brief Statement of Faith

Retreat 4
Saturday, April 8, 5:00-10:00 p.m.
Memory work (pdf)
Essay #3 (pdf): Statement of Faith (draft)

Final Statement of Faith
email to Mark Edwards by Thursday, May 12

Meet with Session
Thursday, May 19, 7-8:30 pm

Confirmation Sunday
Sunday, May 22, 10 am service (plan to arrive by 9:00 a.m.)