Confirmation (7th and 8th Grades)
Confirmation is an exciting time for a child because it is an important milestone in their lives. Confirmation is a time for youth to learn more about their faith in order to claim the baptismal promises for themselves that were made for them as a child. Youth learn more in depth about the Trinity, the Bible, and the Lutheran faith. Our Confirmation is a three year ministry where the 7th and 8th graders attend weekly classes, and 9th graders continue their confirmation with a year of faith integration. Classes are held on Wednesday nights from September until May.
If you would like more information, or to enroll your child, contact Mark Richards or Pastor Jeanette.
Youth in grades 7th and 8th are encouraged to participate in many service opportunities as they live out their faith lives. Here at First, youth can be seen helping with worship by ushering, reading, acolyting, and as communion assistants. During the week, youth can be found helping with Vacation Bible School, Kids For Christ, Camp Counseling, Fundraisers, 507 events, the Banquet, Love Inc., and other service events put on by the church.
Along with these opportunities, youth have plenty of time for fellowship through the monthly events. Events such as lasertag, lock-ins, bowling, haunted houses, LifeLight, skiing, tubing, and many others. Youth are also encouraged to participate in Youth Team (which meets on the second Tuesday of each month), where they will plan events for their fellow church members.