Confirmation

Confirmation is comprised of:

  • Confirmation Classes:  Eight classes from January 8 to March 12, during Underground AM (9:30-10:30 am) in the Underground (lower level of VPC). The classes are on January 8, 15, 22 and 29th. February 12, 19 and 26; March 12.
  • Year- Round Small Group Participation:  Beginning in September, confirmation students are required to be a regular part of a small group. Small groups meet every Sunday, 5:30-7:30 as part of “Underground PM” starting September 11, 2016.
  • Confirmation Retreat:  An overnight retreat at Vienna Presbyterian from Friday, March 17th @ 7:00 pm to Saturday, March 18th @ 11:00 am.
  • Elder Meeting & SocialA dessert social with Session members on March 22nd from 7:00-8:30 pm! Parents are encouraged to attend with their children as we celebrate the Confirmation process. While students are meeting with Elders, there will be a special parent portion of the evening.
  • Bible SundayRecognition of students at each of the 3 worship services on Bible Sunday in January.
  • Confirmation Sunday: March 26, 2017 at all 3 worship services.

We also encourage students to connect to the VPC community by attending other Student Ministry events like Fall Retreat, Sunday School, and participating in service opportunities.

Topics Covered

  • Who is God?
  • Who is Jesus?
  • Who did God create me to be?
  • What is the role of the Holy Spirit in my life?
  • How can I be part of Christian community and, specifically, VPC?
  • Understanding and applying Scripture
  • Spiritual practices & habits
  • Presbyterian beliefs

Registration & Forms

  1. Register HERE, open September 1st, 2016
  2. Complete this form required by the Presbytery:  The Confirmand Information Form.
  3. And,  if you have not been baptized, complete this form The Baptism Application Form .

More Information

For more information please contact Thea Jeschke at thea.jeschke@viennapres.org or 703.938.9050 x128.