Guidelines For Planning A Confirmation Service

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

The following article presents guidelines for planning a confirmation service, based on theological, pastoral, and liturgical rationale.

The Occasion

It is desirable that the service of confirmation be planned to coincide with one of the great, evangelically significant times of the year: Easter, Pentecost, or some other festival belonging to the church's proclamation of the gospel through the stewardship of liturgical time.

As to its hour, it should clearly not be at a time outside the...


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