Confirmation ministry at Fredsville is a pastoral ministry of the whole congregation. A sense of partnership between confirmands, their parents, and the congregation needs to develop.
Confirmation ministry should help participants understand and share in the whole ministry of the congregation/church. Opportunities for serving and working together should be included.
The Bible and Small Catechism will remain the core of the teaching curriculum
The participation and support of parents and other significant adults in the confirmands life is important to the success of this ministry.
A sense of healthy community life among the confirmands is important for a conducive learning environment and sense of identity with the church.
A sense of “living the faith” will be a theme and focus of the curriculum.
Students will be challenged to begin to shape their lives as servants of Christ.