Confirmation is a three-year study of the basics of the Christian faith. At Maranatha, Confirmation is open to all 6th-8th graders. Students study the 10 Commandments, the Apostle's Creed, the Lord's Prayer, and the Sacraments.
1) What are God's thoughts about you?
God's thoughts about me are thoughts of love and blessing.
John 3:16 - For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.
Psalm 139:17 - How precious to me are your thoughts, O God! How vast is the sum of them!
So begins the Explanation of Luther's Small Catechism. Confirmation at Maranatha is a two-year study of the basic teachings of God’s Word using Luther’s Small Catechism. First-year students study the Ten Commandments and the Apostle’s Creed, while second-year students dive down deep into the Lord’s Prayer and the Sacraments.
Our primary textbook is God’s Word. That is the basis and the standard. We also use Martin Luther’s Small Catechism and the Explanation of the Small Catechism as we seek to grow and confirm our faith.
Confirmation is open to students in 7th and 8th grade. Confirmation for older students (or adults!) can be arranged by special request. For more information on Confirmation, please contact the church office.