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Here We Stand

Author: Augsburg Fortress February 14, 2017

This Lutheran confirmation study provides sessions that follow the order of worship: gathering together, hearing the word, sharing a meal, and going out into the world. The curriculum is available in three possible units: Old Testament, New Testament and the Lutheran Small Catechism which includes study on the Apostles Creed, the Lord’s Prayer, and the Ten Commandments. The scope […]

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Confirm

Author: United Methodist Confirmation December 8, 2016

This comprehensive curriculum from Cokesbury, approved by Discipleship Ministries for the United Methodist Church, structures 39 sessions into 6 major units so could be a year-long course. It features 18 short video segments, six of them by the Christian comedy group Blimey Cow and twelve “white board” lesson videos to explain challenging concepts or elaborate on important aspects […]

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Credo: Know Your Story, Confirm Your Faith, Live Your Commitment

Author: Alton, Azhikakath, Gossett, Kluever, Oliver, Ray June 28, 2016

An official resource for the United Methodist Church and published by Cokesbury, Credo is a flexible, practical, confirmation program emphasizing disciple formation that could be useful for any denomination or congregation.  The 18-sessions can be scheduled in a variety of ways but are divided into three units: Know Your Story, Confirm Your Faith, and Live Your Commitment.  Each […]

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PCUSA’s Basic Curriculum for Confirmation and Youth Sunday School

Author: PCUSA March 17, 2016

PCUSA’s updated Confirmation curriculum will be available Winter, 2018! This series of resources has been PCUSA’s basic curriculum for youth. One volume does Old Testament, one volume does New Testament, and one volume does church history. A fourth volume teaches what  Presbyterians believe and why as a guide for leading youth towards confirmation. All of the […]

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100 Things Every Child Should Know before Confirmation: A Guide for Parents and Youth Leaders

Author: Rebecca Kirkpatrick March 11, 2016

This new book written by Rebecca Kirkpatrick and published by WJK is a guide book for teachers, parents, and pastors for nurturing the faith of children and youth. The book is structured around Kirkpatrick’s list of the 100 Biblical stories, church traditions, characters and “habits and conversations”  that she thinks are part of a foundational knowledge that will help young Christians […]

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Quest of Faith: Understanding What you Confess

Author: Robert De Moor March 8, 2016

This older study, originally from 1989 and reprinted in 2009, would be a good resource to consider for groups of new members (especially younger adults or older teens)  who want to discuss and explore aspects of faith and theology as they clarify their own beliefs and understandings. The format of the book presents a lead […]

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WordTeasers: Faith Edition

Author: bigideasym.com October 30, 2015

Do you need a resource that will… Help you lead confirmation classes? Enrich conversation with youth? Spark discussion in your family? Cultivate faith vocabulary?  Order this set of 150 WordTeasers! Each laminated card has a definition, a Bible verse, and a discussion question. Colorful, easy to use, theologically and pedagogically rich, this set of cards […]

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