August 22 Confirmation Picnic at 6:30 p.m. on the Main St. courtyard. Initial meeting with confirmands and parents. Introductions will be made, course outline will be discussed and weekly meeting time will be established. Receive books and materials.
September 9 Rally Day! All Confirmands will be part of a Sunday School class.
September 16 Youth Group Kick-Off immediately after church. Please attend.
September 27 Classes begin. Chapter one in My Confirmation (MC) and memorization of answer one in the Heidelberg Catechism (HC) will begin. We will take a close look at the Books of the Bible.
September 28–30 Confirmation Retreat at Camp Swatara. We will leave the church on Friday evening and return on Sunday @ noon. You will receive details on what to bring along.
October 4 Chapter two in MC due. Finish up on Question one in the HC. Books of the Bible memorization due.
October 7 We will participate in the CROP Walk together. Grings Mill is the location and we need to be there by 1:00 p.m. Ms. Sue Henne will give you the CROP collection material. Collect sponsorships for your walk to feed the hungry.
October 11 Chapters three and four in MC due.
October 18 Chapter five in MC due. Memorize the answer to Question #4 in HC.
October 25 Chapter six in MC due.
November 1 Chapter seven in MC due. Memorize the Apostles’ Creed which is Question #23 in HC.
November 8 Chapter eight in MC due.
November 15 Chapters nine and ten in MC due. Memorize the answer to Question #32 in HC.
November 22 No class meeting.
November 29 Chapter eleven in MC due. Memorize the Ten Commandments on page 77 in MC.
December 6 Chapter twelve in MC due.
December 9 We will participate in the Youth Group Christmas Luncheon.
December 13 Chapter thirteen in MC due. Memorize the Lord’s Prayer which is Question #119 in HC.
December 19 SERVICE PROJECT: Oley Food Pantry food distribution (time to be announced)
December 20 Chapter fourteen in MC due. Service project week.
December 27 No class meeting.
January 3 No class meeting.
January 10 Chapter fifteen in MC due.
January 17 Chapter sixteen in MC due.
January 24 Chapter seventeen in MC due
January 31 No class meeting.
February 7 Chapter eighteen in MC due.
February 14 Chapter nineteen in MC due. Memorize the answer to Question #68 HC.
February 21 Chapter twenty in MC due.
February 28 Chapter twenty-one in MC due
March 7 Chapter twenty-two in MC due. Memorize the answer to Question #45 in HC.
March 14 Chapter twenty-three in MC due.
March 21 Chapter twenty-four in MC due.
March 28 Chapter twenty-five in MC due.
April 4 Chapter twenty-six in MC due. All assignments should be finished today.
April 11 Chapter twenty-seven in MC due.
April 18 No class. Attend Maundy Thursday Service at 7 pm.
April 21 Easter Sunday
April 25 No class.
April 26-27 Retreat at church Friday evening to Saturday at noon.
May 2 Class will meet with the Elders in preparation for the Rite of Confirmation.
All Confirmation classes are completed unless there is a need for an additional class.
June 9 Pentecost Sunday. The class confirmation picture will be taken today at 9:00 am in the Sanctuary. Please be at the church with gown and appropriate attire by 8:45 a.m. You will be confirmed into the membership of the church today during the morning worship service. Holy Communion will be received today.
MC = My Confirmation
HC = Heidelberg Catechism