Baptism of Julio Andreas
What is Confirmation?
Confirmation Class of 2011
Confirmation is the class KCPC holds most years for our youth who wish to become adult members of of the congregation. The course lasts about 5-6 months. During this time each participant learns what it means to make a profession of their faith in Jesus Christ as their Savior. The class is generally composed of young people in 9th grade and taught by a team of adults. Usually the class meets on Sunday mornings at 9:00. Check with Roberta about details for the next class.
Why is it called "Confirmation?" Because each participant is "confirming" that which was promised at their baptisms. If the high school student was baptized as a child, their parents and the congregation promised to raise them in the Christian faith, to teach them about God, Jesus and the Holy Spirit. On Confirmation Sunday, those participating, stand before the congregation to "confirm" that the promises made on their baptism days, are now the same promises they make to God as young adults.
What if the student has never been baptized? These students also participate in the Confirmation Class. Immediately after his/her profession of faith, the student is baptized as part of the Confirmation service.
Confirmation Service: April 1, 2012