Confirmation Schedule 2014-2015 version dated 9/21/2014
Below are dates for the upcoming Confirmation year. As near as possible, the classes fall on the second Sunday of the month and take place immediately following the 5:00 p.m. service. Please mark these dates on your calendar as faithful attendance is critical to a successful year.
Sunday 9/21 Commissioning during 10 a.m. service with orientation / acolyte training immediately following (pick up time 12 p.m.).
Sunday 10/19 Class 6:00 - 7:15 p.m. (Topic: Why Confirmation)
Sunday 10/26 Haunted Hike & Spaghetti Supper 5 p.m. -- set-up from noon on
Saturday 11/22 - Sunday 11/23 Retreat at Camp Incarnation in Ivoryton, CT. Depart STM at 10:00 a.m. return by 2 p.m. Sunday
Sunday 12/14 Class 6:00 - 7:15 p.m. (Topic: The Episcopal Church)
Sunday 1/11 Class 6:00 - 7:15 p.m. (Topic: Theology and Ethics)
Sunday 2/8 Worship and Architectural tour of NYC:7:37 a.m. train from Bedford Hills, return by 1 p.m.
Sunday 3/8 Class 6:00 - 7:15 p.m. (Topic: Writing Our Creed)
Wednesday 4/1 Tenebrae Service 8 p.m. -- rehearsal 7 p.m. sharp
Sunday 4/19 Class 6:00 - 7:15 p.m. (Topic: Stump the Rector)
Sunday 5/3 Sponsor Dinner and Sermon Prep 6-7:30 p.m.
Sunday 5/17 Sermon Sunday 11 a.m.
Sunday 5/31 Confirmation led Service 5 p.m./ Class final 6-7:30 p.m.
Sunday 6/14 Confirmation (rehearsal 6/13)
Reminder: Attendance at weekly Sunday services is expected. Each Sunday, confirmands are asked to sign the log book located at the entrance of the Church. Confirmands may come to either 8:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m. or 5:00 p.m. service. Serving as an acolyte at the 8:00 a.m. service is also part of the confirmation program. Please see separate acolyte schedule. Community service is the final piece and this schedule includes three opportunities for service; please do as many as able.