In-Person Block Three • Lutheranism
Beginning in the fall of 2022, Peace Lutheran Church will take a different approach to Confirmation. Confirmation will be available over a 26-week period that will involve in-person study with Pastor Eric as well as at-home activities such as a project and community service. Confirmation Bootcamp is separated into three five- to six-week in-person blocks that study the Bible, Luther's Small Catechism, and Lutheranism (theology and history). Students will have two blocks to complete their confirmation project and participate in community service activities through Elsie's Pantry, Peace's food ministry.
Block Three will introduce students to the history of Lutheranism, key Lutheran theology, and the sacraments of holy communion and baptism. Students will interact with Scripture through readings, cooperative learning, exercises, movies, and discussions. Because our confirmation curriculum is condensed, participants are expected to miss no more than three sessions during the 26-week period.
3.1. Lutheran History (April 16, 2023)
Martin Luther and the Reformation and Lutheranism today.
3.3. Baptism (April 30, 2023)
The Lutheran understanding of baptism.
What does it mean to be a disciple of Jesus Christ and how do I live it out in my life.
3.2. The Church (April 23, 2023)
The Church yesterday, today, and tomorrow.
3.4. Holy Communion (May 7, 2023)
The Lutheran understanding of holy communion.
Confirmation (May 28, 2023)
Confirmation will be held during worship on Sunday, May 28, 2023 (Pentecost Sunday)
On Pentecost Sunday, May 28, 2023, during the 10:00 a.m. worship service, those students who have decided to be confirmed will affirm their baptism in the presence of the congregation. All students, including those who have decided not to be confirmed, are encouraged to attend the service and wear red to show their support for one another. A reception will follow in the fellowship hall.