A Liturgy For Confirmation

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

Many church traditions which practice infant baptism also celebrate confirmation, public profession of faith, or reception into the church-that is, a service in which those baptized at an early age publicly affirm their faith and declare their acceptance of the responsibilities entailed in baptism and church membership. The use of the term confirmation also implies a completion or fulfillment of baptism. At confirmation, the candidate is anointed with a seal of the gift of the Holy Spirit....


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