Confirmation is open to students in Grades 7-12 who seek to be confirmed as Professing Members at Woodlake UMC. Confirmation weekend is scheduled for January 18-19, 2020 (snow make-up dates: January 25-26, 2020).
Students are expected to participate in multiple activities in the areas of Worship, Grow, and Serve that prepare them for confirmation. These activities are scheduled from October, 2019 through January, 2020.
Parents are expected to attend an required information meeting on October 13, 2019 at 12:15pm and actively support their child throughout this process.
Cost - $150
This covers the retreat to Westview on the James, lodging and meals, confirmation supplies, a confirmation t-shirt, and a new Bible.
10/13 Required Information Meeting for Parents of Confirmands | Room 101 | 12:15pm
10/20 Final Registration and payments due
10/25-10/27 Youth Fall Retreat Weekend (optional, but encouraged)
11/3 Confirmation Kickoff Luncheon for all Confirmands, parents, and mentors
11/10 9:30am Worship, 11am-12pm Lesson
11/16-11/17 Confirmation Retreat
12/1 9:30am Worship, 11am-12pm Lesson (communion Sunday)
12/8 9:30am Worship, 11am-12pm Lesson
12/15 9:30am Worship, 11am-12pm Lesson (baptism Sunday)
12/15 Serve Your Church Day (Passport to Bethlehem)
1/5 9:30am Worship, 11am-12pm Final Lesson/ Commitment Day
1/12 Snow Make Up Day
1/17 Confirmation Rehearsal
1/18-1/19 Confirmation Weekend
1/25-1/26 Confirmation Weekend Snow Make Up Date
• Attend worship weekly.
• Serve one time in worship (usher, read scripture, operate tech, serve communion, etc.).
• Miss no Sunday sessions (if missed, make-up session will be required).
• Retreat required. 3 learning sessions are covered during this time.
• Attend Youth Group a minimum of 2 times during program.
• Meet with mentor 5 times.