Confirmation

We can always learn more about God, church, faith, and life together.  There are a variety of learning opportunities for children and adults at Faith and Rock Creek Lutheran Churches.

Confirmation is a pastoral and educational ministry of the church which helps the baptized child of God through Word and Sacrament to identify more deeply with the Christian community and participate more fully in its mission. 

 

The Rite of Confirmation is an affirmation of baptism.  Baptism is complete in and of itself.  Confirmation is not necessary to complete baptism or ensure salvation, but at confirmation the young person takes personal responsibility for the promises made at baptism by his/her parents. 

 

At Faith and Rock Creek Lutheran Churches our confirmation program is centered in the 7th and 8th grade years.  Parents and students who choose to participate will make a public commitment during worship when they enter the beginning of the program.  The Rite of Confirmation will normally be celebrated on Reformation Sunday (the last Sunday in October) in the fall of the students’ 9th grade year.