The Illinois South Conference Confirmation Retreats are tools for enhancing youth ministry in local congregations and a time for personal spiritual renewal. They are designed as a supplement to the confirmation program of local churches and offer a unique opportunity for confirmation classes from across the Conference to bond within and between their groups.
THEME: “Walk by Faith”
DATES: Saturday, September 16, 2023
ARRIVAL & DEPARTURE: 9 am - 4 pm
PARTICIPANTS: The Confirmation is for all youth enrolled in confirmation classes for the 2023-2024 program year and their adult advisors. Churches are asked to provide one chaperone per its group.
COST: The cost is $30 for low ropes course with Team Building and includes lunch.
Optional High Ropes Course - $30
No cost for adult chaperones unless they choose to participate in the Low or High Ropes Courses.
RETREAT CAPACITY: Registration will be limited to the first 100 confirmands and chaperones that send in completed registration forms and fees.