Junior High Bible Study
6th - 8th graders meet on Sunday morning from 9:40 - 10:30 a.m. in the basement lounge, exploring books of the Bible and then learning how to apply it to their daily lives.
Junior High Activities
Throughout the year, the junior high kids will have many opportunities for fellowship, including retreats and visiting attractions.
Confirmation meets on Wednesday evening from 6:00 - 7:30 pm. in Miller Hall. During Lent and Advent, worship starts at 6:00 p.m. followed by confirmation class from 6:45 - 7:45 p.m.
Confirmation in the Lutheran Church is an important step in the discipleship life of the Christian. Junior High Objectives:
I Belong to Christ
Belonging leads to responsibility for putting myself forward for spiritual formation.
Forming our identity as a child of God [Sacraments]
Learning more about God as Father, Son, and Holy Spirit [God the Father, God the Son, God the Holy Spirit, Word of God]
Developing spiritual disciplines (worship, prayer, Bible reading, etc.) to grow in your relationship with God [worship notes, God the Holy Spirit]
I Belong to You (and you to me)
Belonging leads to responsibility for being reconciled with one another and bearing one another’s burdens.
Establishing and strengthening relationships with others through fellowship, study, and worship [fellowship activities]
Participating in a mentor experience [mentor]
I Belong to God and He Wants Others to Belong to Christ
Belonging leads to responsibility for discipling others.
Applying your faith to real-life situations and relationships [faith application, Ten Commandments]
Training to share your faith with others [discipleship]
Loving and serving our neighbors [service hours]
Confirmation is a two-year program open to anyone in grades 6-9. The course contains a total of 12 modules, including in-class, online, discipleship, and fellowship.