The Confirmation experience is an exciting time of faith discovery, reflection and commitment.

Make-up sessions:  Feb. 27  // March 13  //  April  3

 

Weekly Confirmation Videos and Questions
Each Sunday a video with short, family discussion questions will be posted. Parents – please watch with your students and discuss each week. Instructions on creating an account on Amplify are below on this page.

Week 1 homework:


Week 2 homework:


Week 3 homework:


Week 4 homework:

 

Zoom Group Option:
Out of town? Sick? Participate virtually.
9:30-10:45 a.m. Sundays
Meeting ID: 871 4239 5918
Passcode: hydepark

 

Confirmation Calendar – Download Calendar PDF

Adopt a Confirmand QuestionaireDownload Questionnaire PDF

Covenant to signDownload Covenant PDF

 

Instructions for Videos on Amplify

  1. To set up your account – go to https://my.amplifymedia.com/amplify
  2. Click on the user icon on the top right
  3. Our congregation access code is: KDLCSF
  4. Then, you will be asked to create an account.
  5. Once you have created an account, you can watch all of the videos.

About Confirmation

Confirmation is the time when a personal decision is made to confirm the vows that were made for us at our baptism.

At Hyde Park United Methodist this happens as a group of students, typically in grades 7-8, come together for a few months to explore who Christ is, what it means to know and be loved by God, and how we live out our faith as United Methodists. If your student is in grade 9-12, they are welcome to participate.

The Confirmation ceremony is a public affirmation of them claiming their faith for themselves. The Confirmand is taking responsibility for living as a member of the body of Christ and for living out God’s purposes in their life.

It is our hope that each student will commit to a real and personal faith, and begin to cherish the rich heritage we have as United Methodists. This includes the building of relationships with peers and adults who will support them in their faith.

Confirmation is not simply a “rite of passage.”  Nor, just a class to complete. It is a step in a life-long journey of faith.

Please speak with your student(s) about the value of this experience as you make the decision for them to participate.

Requirements:

  • Attend classes and ceremony (see schedule below)
  • Personal devotional, journaling and homework assignments
  • All students must be baptized before they can be confirmed. If your student has not been baptized, they will be on the day of our Confirmation service.
  • Classes will be held 9:30-10:45 a.m. on Sundays during our regular Merge Youth time. Students are put into small groups with two adult small group leaders.

Confirmation 2022 Schedule is as follows:

  • Weekly classes: 9:30-10:45 a.m. Sundays – Jan. 30, Feb. 6, Feb. 13, Feb. 27, March 6, March 20, March 27, April 3, April 10
  • Ceremony: 11 a.m. Sunday, April 24 in the Sanctuary (during Traditional service)

FAQ:

  • What if our family are not church members? That’s okay.
  • What if my student misses a session? We ask that students do not miss more than two sessions, and the content will need to be made up. Make up times will be available.
  • Will there be a virtual option? Yes.

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