Catechetics

The Catechetics Faith Journey is a two year faith journey for 7th, 8th and 9th grades students. Seventh grade students whose parents feel are ready to begin this faith journey are also most welcome. Seventh grade students are expected to attend weekly Sunday School classes to complete their two year study of the Old and New Testament.

Throughout the Catechetics Faith Journey, Pastors, Students, and Adult Leaders spend time learning, sharing, serving, and having fun while we grow in faith, knowledge, and discipleship together. The Course of Study is two years. Each year is divided into 3 terms: 10 Week Fall Session; Fall Retreat; 5 – 6 week Winter Session; 5- 6 week Spring Session.

The Catechetics 2-year scope & sequence of study is biblically inspired and understood from the perspective of Lutheran doctrine and theology, as shared in Luther’s Small and Large Catechisms with focus on Jesus’ life and journeys, God’s unconditional and abiding love and saving grace for all.

  • Year A: 10 Commandments, Faith & Life, Worship & The Sacraments
  • Year B;  Lord's Prayer, Contemporary Faith Issues, Apostles' Creed.

Discipleship opportunities of Servant Projects and Worship Leadership enrich this wonderful faith journey! At the end of two years, students have the opportunity to affirm their faith and the baptismal vows their parents & sponsors made for them when they were younger.

Students who are currently registered in Sunday School in 8th and 9th grades will receive a letter of invitation with more information about the Catechetics Faith Journey in early August. If you are the parent of a 7th grader and would like your student to begin the Catechetics faith Journey this year, please contact Livvy Steffens and please complete a Registration Form. If your child is not currently enrolled in Sunday School and would like to be a part of this wonderful faith journey, please contact Livvy Steffens . We welcome you to join us!

Catechetics Registration Information

Registration Forms for all students will be located in the Youth Wall File near the Main Entrance; here on our website; and in the Church Office, beginning early August. All students must be registered. 2nd Year Students also need to complete a NEW Registration Form and Getting to Know You Student Form Parents of Students with Special Needs. Please contact Livvy Steffens before classes begin, so we can discuss and share how we can help your child feel most welcome and comfortable while participating in this ministry. Thank You!

 

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