Milestone 4: Confirmation- Fun

We believe that confirmation is a significant step in the journey of faith.  Youth are invited to claim for themselves the names, “Christian and United Methodist.”  This is also a time when youth begin to need the larger community of faith even more.  The Confirmation Milestone is designed to help parents navigate the teen age years.

Family Experiences: 6th Grade

Preparation For Adolescence

The 6th Grade Year is an exciting year filled with the transition from childhood to adolescence. Here is a guide to help give you a glimpse of what might be going on inside your brand new 6th grader.

Family Experiences: 7th Grade

The Blessing

The 7th grade year is the “Wonder Year,” where your brand new teenager begins to try on identities and discover who they are going to be. This guide will give you a map into the body, mind, and soul of your 7th grader.

Family Experiences: 8th Grade

Purity Weekend

The 8th grader says “goodbye” to puberty issues and “hello” to the quest for freedom from parents and “kiddie” things. Major changes occur during this year as the teen transitions into the middle of the adolescent journey. Here is a look at what is going on with your 8th grader.