Confirmation 2022-2023

Notes

  • This schedule is subject to change.
  • Family, mentors, and friends are invited to participate in field trips.
  • Certain requirements of this program will involve additional time, including attending committee meetings and meeting with Consistory.

Schedule

  • Ongoing – Confirmation class meeting, most Sundays, 9 a.m. This is an ongoing program for teens that Pastor Lori will teach and is part of the 80% attendance.
  • January 8, 2023 – Confirmation class meeting after worship with Pastor Lori and mentors until 2 p.m.
  • February 5, 2023 – Confirmation class meeting after worship with Pastor Lori and mentors until 2 p.m.
  • February 22, 2023
    • Ash Wednesday
    • Extra credit or make-up opportunity for attending evening worship
  • March 12, 2023 – Confirmation class meeting after worship with Pastor Lori and mentors until 2 p.m.
  • Friday night, date TBA, 2023 – visit to local synagogue
  • April 6, 2023
    • Maundy Thursday
    • Extra credit or make-up opportunity for attending evening worship
  • April 7, 2023
    • Good Friday
    • Extra credit or make-up opportunity for attending evening worship
  • April 16, 2023 – Confirmation class meeting after worship with Pastor Lori and mentors until 2 p.m.
  • Saturday, date TBA, 2023 – visit to Safe Harbor
  • May 7, 2023 – Confirmation class meeting after worship with Pastor Lori and mentors until 2 p.m.
  • June, July, August 2023
    • Events to be announced for the summer to be decided based on scheduling availability
    • Ideas include service projects, go to a movie, etc.
  • August 15, 2023 – meet with Consistory during their monthly meeting
  • September 10, 2023 – meet at 9 a.m. in sanctuary for Confirmation practice, get robes, and so on
  • September 17, 2023 – Confirmation Sunday
    • Celebration brunch at 9 a.m. with parents, mentors, and friends
    • Rite of Confirmation during 10:15 a.m. worship

Past Events

  • September 11, 2022
    • Sunday school starts, meeting weekly from 9 to 10 a.m.
    • This is an ongoing program for teens that Pastor Lori will teach and is part of the 80% attendance beginning September 18.
  • September 18, 2022
    • Confirmation orientation meeting after worship with Pastor Lori, parents, and potential mentors until 2 p.m.
    • Registration is required to ensure we have enough food.
    • Today begins counting worship and Sunday school attendance for 80% tracking.
  • October 1, 2022
    • Upper Milford Community Day, noon – 3 p.m.
    • OZ UCC booth with coin toss game
    • Extra credit available for helping at this event
    • NOTE: We did not participate in this event due to weather.
  • October 23, 2022 – Confirmation class meeting after worship with Pastor Lori and mentors until 2 p.m.
  • November 12, 2022 – help with basket auction and social
  • November 20, 2022 – Confirmation class meeting after worship with Pastor Lori and mentors until 2 p.m.
  • December 4, 2022 – Confirmation class meeting after worship with Pastor Lori and mentors until 2 p.m.

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