Confirmation Class (Grades 8-12)

Every Sunday, from 03/17/2024 to 05/05/2024, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Location: First United Methodist Church of San Diego, 2111 Camino del Rio South, San Diego, CA US 92108

Room: Linder 5

Calling all youth in grades 8-12! Come learn about Methodism, explore your faith, and become a member of First Church.

Classes take place Mar. 17, Apr. 21, Apr. 28, and May 5 from 11 AM to 12:30 PM, in person in Linder 5 or online via Zoom. Zoom details will be sent via confirmation email once you register online.

Confirmation service will be on May 19 at 9 AM. 

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Here's What We'll Cover:

March 17: Why Confirmation?

Introduction to confirmation, getting to know the cohort, distributing assignments, etc. 

Please come prepared to share what you know about your baptism and a Bible story you like or relate to.


April 21: The Old Stuff 

What’s that book about? (The Bible)

How did the Church get started? (Early Christian history) 


April 28: Along the Way 

Who are we? (Christian history continued, the Reformation)

Who is this guy, John Wesley? What about him and his time? (Methodism, concept of grace, etc.) 


May 5: Today’s Experience 

What does God do in our lives? (Recognizing God in our faith journey)

How can we make sense of the ancient stories in today’s world? (Wesleyan Quadrilateral: Scripture, tradition, reason, and experience)

Why church on Sundays? (Ecclesiology and the United Methodist connectionalism)

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