Baptism and Life Passages
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Infants, children and adults can be baptized into the Lutheran faith by contacting Pastor Jay at the church office, 201-444-6598. Parents of infants and children will first meet with the pastor. Baptism takes place during a regular Sunday worship service. For more information, please call the church office.
First Communion is offered to any child in grades 3, 4, 5 and 6, and any youth who has not yet had First Communion. The class will be taught by the Sunday School teachers during the Sunday School hour on March 24 and 31, and April 7. The service of First Holy Communion will take place on Palm Sunday, April 14 during the 10 a.m. worship service.
Confirmation is a 2-year program offered to those in 7th and 8th grade, and is taught by Pastor Jay every other Thursday beginning September 13 from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Confirmation class is part of the overall Christian Education program and serves to have these students come to a deeper understanding of their faith and mission in the world. They will study Luther's Small Catechism, the Bible, the Sunday worship service, the Creeds and what it means to be a Christian and specifically, a Lutheran.