Confirmation Outline for 2012

What is Confirmation?

Confirmation is nothing less than giving people the equipment they need to be faithful disciples.  It is based on the belief that: 

  • God has a plan for your life;
  • You cannot fully experience that plan without education and information about your faith and how you experience it in your life.

Our task is to take time with you, give you some skills, insights, and experiences in order that you can be faithful to God's promise made at your baptism.  We will have some fun along the way as we learnn about ourselves and each other, and we'll have some special outings (see below).

Confirmation is not about joining the church. Joining the church is a choice you make after completing these Confirmation classes where you will be viewing your faith and seeing God's guidance in your life.  The Confirmation ceremony will take place during worship services on Confirmation Weekend, May 26-27, 2012. 


Class Meetings

Confirmation Class Schedule

Saturday Afternoons 3:00 to 4:30



Saturday, March 10:  Introduction meeting for Parents, Mentors, and Youth.

Friday, March 16:  "Getting to Know You" gathering (7pm to 11pm)   

Saturday, March 17:  What is Faith and Who am I in it? 

Saturday, March 24:  What is Faith Through Service? 

Saturday,  March 31:  What Does Christ's Life Mean to My Faith? 

Saturday, April 7:  No Confirmation Class due to Easter Weekend.

Saturday, April 14:  What is Faith Through Patience, Gentleness, Love and Peace?

Saturday, April 21:  What is the Church to My Faith?

Saturday, April 28:  What is Faith Through Joy and Happiness

Saturday, May  5:  How is Faith a Family Experience?

Saturday, May 12:  Putting it All Together

Special Outings

Saturday, March 17:

Confirmation group to Special Friends Community Homes to help with Special Needs Work Project at 10am.  We will have our regular 3:00 meeting following this event.  Adult drivers and helpers needed. 

Wednesday, March 28:

The Youth will be helping with that week's Lenten Dinner.  Please come to the Church Kitchen after you get out of school.

Friday, May 18

This will be a one-night event where we review everything we covered throughout the Confirmation classes. We will have food and games but there will also be an opportunity for the participants to express what they have received through Confirmation classes.


Confirmation Ceremony


The Confirmation ceremony will occur during the worship services the weekend of May 26-27, 2012.  


If you choose to be Confirmed, I need to know:

  • Your name as you want it to appear in the bulletin;
  • Parents' names that you want to list with yours in the bulletin;
  • If you need to be baptized;
  • Which worship service you attend. (It is possible that we may have the group join during the Saturday service this year.)


Saturday Night Alive!
5:00pm Praise Service

Sunday Services:
9:00am Contemporary Worship
10:45am Traditional Worship
10:45am Korean Worship

Hope United Methodist Church
16550 Bernardo Heights Pkwy.
San Diego, CA, 92128
Tel: 858-485-5840
Email:        Facebook:  Hope United Methodis

HARP Monthly Breakfast
Tuesday, Nov. 28 at 8:45am

Breakfast with Santa
Saturday, Dec. 2 at 9:00am

Retirement Celebration Potluck
Sunday, Dec. 3 at Noon

Yuletide Christmas Concert
Fri., Sat., Sun., Dec. 8-10

Christmas Eve Services
Sunday, Dec. 24                               10am, 5:30pm, 7:30pm, 10pm

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