At Christ United, Confirmation is a journey through four experiences that begin in the Fall of the student's sixth grade year and conclude his/her 9th grade year.. The goal of these experiences is to provide your student with opportunities to encounter Christ and grow in his/her faith. The culmination of this journey is not a single worship service (formerly Confirmation Sunday), but rather a sending forth of students who are living into the vision and mission of the church. To be clear, Confirmation and church membership are two separate things. Your child can join the church at any point during the Confirmation journey. When your child is ready to join the church, he/she will need to go through Discover Christ with the pastors. This is the path for membership for everyone wanting to join the church. At the conclusion of Discover Christ your child will have the option of making a public profession in a future worship service. We hope they will and we hope you will be a part of it. This is a great way to celebrate what Jesus has done in the life of your child and is doing in the life of our congregation. Discover Christ is offered quarterly on Sunday afternoons throughout the year. To learn more about Discover Christ and when your child could make a public profession, contact Cathy Shofner at

Regardless of when your child decides to join the church, we encourage your family to participate in all four Confirmation experiences. As parents, you play a critical role throughout this process by encouraging participation and by participating yourself. Click on each experience below for more information.  

Experience 1...Community: 6th Grade Small Group

Experience 2...Love: 7th Grade Letters

Experience 3...Serve: 8th Grade Service Opportunities

Experience 4...Know: 9th Grade Learning Community

If you have any questions about Confirmation please contact Katherine Jordan at