Confirmation Day 1: Welcome!


Lesson 1: The Most Precious Matter in our Lives

Objective: To know God and our Savior Jesus Christ is the most precious matter in our life.

Learning Outcome:Describe the purpose for my Confirmation school

Confirmation Exercise Questions

  • Explain that the exercise questions will be asked on Confirmation day
  • Direct students to the questions and answers in the back of the Student’s Booklet

Reference Material

Booklet Song:

This precious lot was given me / When I began this journey / And made a sacred promise here: / Lord, Thine I would be only. / Thy footsteps I will follow, Lord, / Confess Thy name here in this world / From Thy blest kingdom, Jesus. (SHZ 298 v.1)

Booklet Text:

Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth, while the evil days come not, nor the years draw nigh, when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them; (Ecclesiastes 12:1)

Additional Reference Material

Scripture

Matt. 4:4; 6:21, 33; 13:44-46; Hos. 6:6; Heb. 11:1,6; James 2:19; John 10:9; 14:6; Rom. 5:1,2; 2 Cor. 4:6; Eph. 2:12,13; Col. 1:20-22; Heb. 7:25; 1 Pet. 3:18

Curriculum

  • Lessons are based on the Bible and Martin Luther’s Small Catechism
  • Instruction on the practices in living Christianity
  • Guidance on living a Godly life, including life in the congregation

Additional Lesson Points

  • Confirmation school helps a youth to believe in God
  • Confirmation is a continuation of the baptismal teachings
  • On Confirmation day students will confess the faith in God and partake of Holy Communion
  • Christian teaching is based on God’s Word
  • The Holy Spirit is needed to open God’s Word
  • The Holy Spirit is found in the congregation
  • Student will understand that only in Jesus Christ can man truly know God.

Resources

  Download Curriculum
  2010 Curriculum
  Christian Doctrine
  Student Booklet

Day 1: Welcome!
Day 2: God, the Triune God
Day 3: Jesus, the Son of God
Day 4: The Holy Spirit, The Spirit of God
Day 5: I Need the Word of Grace Each Day
Day 6: Caring for Faith Within the Congretion
Day 7: Mission Work: Go Ye Therefore and Teach All Nations
Day 8: Wrap-up
Sample Confirmation Day Agenda