Confirmation Class 2023

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?

2023-24 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
  •   9:00  Pick-up at Nassau

Retreat 1
Saturday, October 14, 5:00-9:00 p.m.
Essay #1 (pdf): “My History with the Church and/or the Christian Faith”
send to Mark Edwards (email) before the retreat

Retreat 2
Saturday, December 2, 5:00-9:00 p.m.
Memory work (pdf)

Day of Mission, Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Sunday, January 14 or Monday, January 15
Optional (save the date, details to come)

Retreat 3
Saturday, March 2, 5:00-9:00 p.m.
Memory work (pdf)
Essay #2 (pdf): highlight the PCUSA Brief Statement of Faith

Retreat 4
Saturday, April 13, 5:00-900 p.m.
Memory work (pdf)
Essay #3 (pdf): Statement of Faith (draft)

Final Statement of Faith
send to Mark Edwards (email) by Friday, April 26

Meet with Session
Thursday, May 16, 7-8:30 pm

Confirmation Sunday
Sunday, May 19, 10 am service (plan to arrive by 9:00 a.m.)