Grades 6-8

Welcome to Confirmation Ministry

Register now for the 2014 - 2015 Confirmation program

Confirmation Parents Handbook

Confirmation registration form

Confirmation begins Wednesday, September 10 at 6:15pm

Registration - All students must register each year. Registration opens on Monday, August 4, 2014

Parent Orientation Nights for 6th, 7th and 8th grades (parents are expected to attend one of the following sessions)

Tuesday, September 2 or Wednesday, September 3
6:15 - 7:15pm in the sanctuary
You will receive the following:
  • update on the 2014-15 schedule and expectations
  • opportunity to turn in registration forms and payment
  • opportunity to meet the Confirmation staff

Confirmation Guide Training for returning 7th and 8th grade guides (choose one training session)

Tuesday, September 2 or Wednesday, September 3
7:15 - 8:15pm in the sanctuary

Retreats for 2014-15

6th grade: Friday, September 19 - Saturday, September 20
Camp Ihduhapi in Loretto - information
Permission slip

7th grade: Friday, October 10 - Sunday, October 12
Luther Park, Danbury, Wisconsin

8th grade: Friday, October 24 - Sunday, October 26
Luther Park, Danbury, Wisconsin

Calendars will be available on September 1, 2014

General Confirmation Ministry Information

Are you an incoming 6th grader? Are you a new or returning 7th or 8th grader? We will have another great year, and we are excited to see you all back in action on Wednesday nights beginning September 11 from 6:15-7:30pm.

Large Group: (all grades) with Ben Richter and the Confirband: 6:15-6:45pm in Sanctuary

Small Group: 6:45 - 7:30pm (6th grade in Luther Hall; 7th & 8th grade in assigned classrooms)

Sixth Graders

Parent Letter
Director of Youth Faith Formation and Family Ministry, Andrea Fieldhouse, will lead kids, parents and guides through the year. Sixth graders and parents will meet at church every other Wednesday at 6:15pm for large group worship and facilitated small groups. On alternate Wednesdays you will work together at home. Half way through the year, small groups will be put together with Guides to walk together through Confirmation Sunday in 8th grade.

If you would like more information, contact Andrea Fieldhouse at andrea.fieldhouse@mountcalvary.org or 952-474-8893 ext. 125.

Returning 7th or 8th Grader

Our program meets at 6:15pm for large group worship - high energy, fun and relevant to what's going on in your lives. We'll continue with our curriculum written by Pastor Dave and facilitated by our small group guides.

New 7th or 8th Grader

We are so glad you are joining us! Before joining a small group, you will need to complete a registration form and arrange a meeting with Pastor Dave. Registration forms are available in the church office. If you are visiting, please introduce yourself to someone who can assist in making your first night the best it can be. Pastor Dave can be reached at pastor.dave@mountcalvary.org or 952-474-8893 ext. 120.

General questions about Confirmation and Confirmation registration can also be directed to Brenda Lund, Faith Formation Assistant at brenda.lund@mountcalvary.org or 952/474-8893, ext. 118.

Youth Volunteer Opportunities

Calling all youth! Do you like working with kids? Check out the many ways you can use your gifts volunteering for Sunday School on the Youth Volunteer form (Volunteer form). Please return the form to the church office by Friday, August 15. Questions? Need more info? Contact Ketti Spehar at ketti.spehar@mountcalvary.org or 952-474-8893 ext 104.

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