Question: What is confirmation?

Answer: Confirmation is the rite in which we express a mature commitment to Christ, and receive strength from the Holy Spirit through prayer and the laying on of hands by a bishop. ~The Catech

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Eight youth members from Grace Episcopal Church were confirmed in the May 19 Diocesan Confirmation Service Saturday, May 19 at Christ Church Cathedral.

Congratulations to all our youth confirmands:

  • Christian Davis
  • Theo Guhr
  • Dylan Hart
  • Helen Kaul
  • William McDowell
  • John Moley
  • Matthew Padgett
  • Michael Weis

The 2011-2012 Youth Confirmation Class has been working hard with Mother Rebecca and a number of guest speakers since September to learn about the Baptismal Covenant and the promises they would be making to the Bishop. The class has studied the Catechism, Prayer Book, Creeds, read the Gospel of Luke, kept a journal, and covered the areas of Sacraments, Church History, Prayer, and Service and Outreach. In March the class served food to the hungry at the Trinity Hot Lunch in the Central West End and this spring the group attended a Confirmation Retreat together.

Two adult members from Grace also participated in the May 19 Confirmation Service. Congratulations to Becky Coulter and Jean Heimos for making their commitment to Christ.

If you have pictures from the May 19 Confirmation Service, we would love to see them! Please e-mail your pictures to Communications Coordinator Janis Greenbaum to share with our community.

 

 

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