Grades 6-8

Welcome to Confirmation Ministry

Registration for 2015 Confirmation classes opens on Monday, August 10, 2015

Confirmation Handbook


Confirmation Camp Information

Confirmation Camp Registration and Health Form

Middle School
Summer Events


Tuesday, June 16


Wolf Howl Bonfire @ Wildlife Science Center
Join us to learn about wolves & other MN predators. As the sun sets, we'll enjoy s'mores by the bonfire while the wolves (hopefully) serenade us with their evening prayers.  Meet at church for the bus ride up to the Center. Friends welcome as always!

Monday, July 13
(bring a bag lunch) - $20

Groceries for Kids Service Project
Meet at Mount Calvary before traveling to Cub with our money to buy the groceries we need for each bag. Then return to church to sort and pack our bags of Groceries for Kids. Project benefits children in the WECan program (Mound area). Drivers needed!!
Wednesday, July 22
(bring a bag lunch)
Global Health Ministries Service Project
We will travel by bus up to the GHM warehouse in Fridley to Pastor Doug's new gig. We will spend the day helping to sort medical supplies, preparing orders for shipment, and doing general warehouse work as needed. Come learn about how GHM helps people all over the world!
Thursday, August 13
Twins Game vs. Texas Rangers (12:10pm game)
Don't miss out on this fun event!! Our seats are in the Left Field Bleachers - PERFECT for catching a homerun ball! Bus leaves from MC at 10:30am. Friends are welcome as always! Cost covers reserved seat, $10 in food $, & the bus. Limited to first 34 who turn in form and money.
Tuesday, August 25
Fleece Blanket Making - Service Project
Meet at Mount Calvary and help us make fleece blankets for teens at Simpson House. Our $15 fee will not cover the cost of buying the material for each blanket as material will cost $30-40. If you are able, please consider an additional donation to help offset the material cost. Thanks!


Retreats for 2014-15

6th grade: Friday, September 19 - Saturday, September 20
7th grade: Friday, October 10 - Sunday, October 12
8th grade: Friday, October 24 - Sunday, October 26
8th grade Immersion: Friday, March 20 - Sunday, March 22, 2015


6th grade (pdf)
6th grade electronic calendar
7th grade (pdf)
7th grade electronic calendar
8th grade (pdf)
8th grade electronic calendar

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 10 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)

8th Grade Finale Night - Friday, May 15, 2015
5:45 - 11:00pm: Required attendance for 8th graders.

Confirmation Sunday: May 17, 2015
1:00pm and 3:00pm

Sixth Graders
6th grade home time schedule

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 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 or 952-474-8893 ext. 120.

General questions about Confirmation and Confirmation registration can also be directed to Brenda Lund, Faith Formation Assistant at 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 or 952-474-8893 ext 104.

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