Episcopal Youth Confirmation Resources
Confirm not Conform
A 16 week, downloadable program designed for youth. It involves homework, field trips, mentor relationships, and lots of commitment. Good Shepherd has used this program in the past. Cost is based on average Sunday attendance.
I Believe: Confirmation for the 21st Century
A downloadable two year program for Confirmation. Cost is $129.95 from Leader Resources. Used at Christ Church Cathedral.
Sealed and Sent Forth
Another Confirmation program available from Leader Resources. It is downloadable and cost is $79.95. This is a 15 week program with each session planned for two hours. It was developed by the Diocese of East Carolina.
Another Confirmation Program available from Leader Resources. It is downloadable and cost is $79.95. this is a two year program (about 25 sessions) focused on faith, life, self, and values.
I Will, With God’s Help
Available at bookstores, Amazon.com and more, published by Morehouse, is based on the Baptismal Covenant. Includes Youth Journals, Mentor Guides, and Leader Guides. Can be done as Mentoring Program or as class program. Each lesson explores a question asked at Baptism. Easy to use. Used at Good Shepherd. Cost varies by seller, but journals are about $6 and Leaders Guide about $20. The Rt. Rev. Chilton Knudsen wrote the introduction.
Living Water: Baptism as a Way of Life
Available at bookstores, booksellers, Amazon.com and more, published by Church Publishing, explores through eight group sessions with focus on water, first as a natural element necessary to life, then as a symbolic element necessary to spirituality. Gradually, through prayer, song, scripture, silence, poetry, visual arts, storytelling, group discussion, and personal reflection, water–as baptismal element–gains ascendancy. Cost is about $28.
My Faith, My Life: A Teen’s Guide to the Episcopal Church
Available at book stores, booksellers, Amazon.com and more, Morehouse Publishing, has youth journals as well as leader books. There is also a pdf downloadable leaders guide available from Church Publishing for $6. Youth book varies in price for about $18. Covers all things Episcopal.
For questions, comments, help, ideas, or anything else, please contact the Rev. Lauren Villemuer-Drenth at [email protected]