Eden Welcomes 5 Confirmands on Pentcost!

Congratulations Eden UCC Confirmands!

 

 

Eden’s 2017 Confirmation Class began their study in September of 2016.

Through class-time study and discussion, participation as Liturgist and Children’s Time and the creation of their class faith statement (printed below), they were welcomed into full membership on June 4, 2017.

 

 

Statement of Faith – Confirmation Class of 2017
(The first and last statements taken from the UCC Statement of Faith)

We believe in you, O God, Eternal Spirit,
Father of our Savior, Jesus Christ, and our God, and to your deeds we testify;

We believe in God, who serves us;
God forgives all people;
God comes to us, binding all people together;
God promises to be with us in good times and bad times;

God is the Creator and Ruler over all people and living things;
God created life and death;
You use the power of love to save people from their mistakes and bad choices;
Jesus comes to us, conquering sin and death;
You promise us eternal life;
God is welcoming towards everyone and anyone;
You include all different kinds of tongues, races and ages in your church;

Blessing and honor, glory and power be unto you, O God, Amen.