Confirmation

Welcome! Explore your faith by learning about the Bible, the Church, and putting your faith into action.

Confirmation is a two-year program. Explore class requirements and resources below.

Class Schedule

 

Wednesdays, September 14, 2022-April 26, 2023

6:30-7:30 PM

*no class on October 19, November 23, December 28, or March 15. Class will be cancelled if schools are closed, including closures due to weather.

 

2022-2023 Church Holidays

 

November 6: All Saints Sunday

December 24: Christmas Eve

December 25: Christmas Day 

February 22: Ash Wednesday

April 2: Palm Sunday

April 6: Maundy Thursday

April 7: Good Friday

April 9: Easter

May 28: Pentecost

Confirmation Requirements

A basic list of "to-dos" for being confirmed at Park Church. Paper copies of report forms may be obtained from the Confirmation mailbox outside the church office.

Attend Class

Pretty self explanatory.

Worship Notes

Complete ten worship notes per year. These may be completed by attending in-person worship, or by watching online worship.

Faith Conversations

Practice talking about faith at home. Use the Faith Lens weekly devotional as an optional resource for guiding conversations. 

Service Ministry

Volunteer in the church (greet, run tech, serve communion, read scripture, etc.) six times and participate in four non-church service projects per year. (10 total)

Bible Book Report

Complete five Bible Book reports per year. 

Faith Statement

At the end of the 2nd year of confirmation, students are expected to complete a Confirmation Faith Statement. 

Optional Activities

Camp & Events

This is not required but is strongly encouraged! Attend Summer Camps through Camp Minnesota or Youth events as they are offered. Scholarships are available -- ask the pastor or church office.

Resources for Students

Ask the UMC

Find answers to common questions!

The Meaning of Baptism

This booklet is a great resource for history, information, and frequently asked questions surrounding the sacrament of baptism.

The Meaning of Holy Communion

This pamphlet answers questions and provides information about the sacrament of Holy Communion.

Chuck Knows Church

These videos answer a variety of questions and address many topics in a fun and informative way! With 114 episodes, you're sure to find something new to learn.

A Thinking Person's Guide to Faith

This sermon series is by Rev. Adam Hamilton from the Church of the Resurrection. Rev. Hamilton is a noted author and teacher. 

Bible Project

Dive deeper into Scripture with fun and educational videos about the Bible and faith!

YouVersion Bible App

Read the Bible, compare verses in different Bible translations, find Bible reading plans, or start a devotion. This app has so many great features.

Church Center App

Connect with your Confirmation classmates, get class reminders, and more!

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