Sidney Lutheran Brethren Church

"The Light on the Hill"

2018-2019 Confirmation Schedule and Memory Work


September 2018

9/12 No Memory Work Due - Into Night


9/19 1st Commandment You shall have no other gods.

9/19 (1st) What Does This Mean? We should fear, love, and trust in God above all things.

9/19 Genesis 50:20 As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good, to bring it

9/26 2nd Commandment You shall not misuse the name of the Lord your God.


9/26 (2nd) What Does This Mean? Part 1 We should fear and love God so that we do not curse, swear, use satanic arts, lie, or deceive by His name

9/26 Genesis 1:26 Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over the livestock and over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.”


October 2018

10/3 (2nd) What Does This Mean? Part 2 but call upon it in every trouble, pray, praise, and give thanks.

10/3 Exodus 20:2 “I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery.”


10/10 3rd Commandment Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy.

10/10 (3rd) What Does This Mean? We should fear and love God so that we do not despise preaching and His Word, but hold it sacred and gladly hear and learn it.

10/10 Deuteronomy 6:4 “Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one.”


10/17 4th Commandment Honor your father and your mother.

10/17 (4th) What Does This Mean? Part 1 We should fear and love God so that we do not despise or anger our parents and other authorities,

10/17 Mark 2:27 And he said to them, “The Sabbath was made for man, not man for the Sabbath.”


10/24 Ephesians 2:8-9 For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God,  not a result of works, so that no one may boast.


10/31 Romans 3:23-24 For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,  and are justified by his grace as a gift, through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus,


November 2018

11/7 (4th) What Does This Mean? Part 2 but honor them, serve and obey them, love and cherish them.

11/7 Romans 13:1 Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God.


11/14 No Memory Work Due - Review Night


11/21 No Confirmation - Thanksgiving Break


11/28 5th Commandment You shall not murder.

11/28 (5th) What Does This Mean? We should fear and love God so that we do not hurt or harm our neighbor in his body, but help and support him in every physical need.

11/28 Matthew 5:22 But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother will be liable to judgment; whoever insults his brother will be liable to the council; and whoever says, ‘You fool!’ will be liable to the hell of fire.


December 2018

12/5 6th Commandment You shall not commit adultery.

12/5 (6th) What Does This Mean? We should fear and love God so that we lead a sexually pure and decent life in what we say and do, and husband and wife love and honor each other.

12/5 Matthew 5:28 But I say to you that everyone who looks at a woman with lustful intent has already committed adultery with her in his heart.


12/12 7th Commandment You shall not steal.

12/12 (7th) What Does This Mean? Part 1 We should fear and love God so that we do not take our neighbor’s money or possessions, or get them in any dishonest way,

12/12 Ephesians 4:28 Let the thief no longer steal, but rather let him labor, doing honest work with his own hands, so that he may have something to share with anyone in need.


12/19 (7th) What Does This Mean? Part 2 but help him to improve and protect his possessions and income.

12/19 Matthew 5:37 Let what you say be simply ‘Yes’ or ‘No’; anything more than this comes from evil.


12/26 No Confirmation - Christmas Break


January 2019

1/2 No Confirmation - New Years Break


1/9 8th Commandment You shall not give false testimony against your neighbor.

1/9 (8th) What Does This Mean? Part 1 We should fear and love God so that we do not tell lies about our neighbor, betray him, slander him, or hurt his reputation,

1/9 Romans 12:15 Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep.


1/16(8th) What Does This Mean? Part 2 but defend him, speak well of him, and explain everything in the kindest way.

1/16 Luke 10:27 And he answered, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind, and your neighbor as yourself.”


1/23 No Confirmation - J-Term Break


1/30 9th Commandment You shall not covet your neighbor’s house.

1/30 (9th) What Does This Mean? Part 1 We should fear and love God so that we do not scheme to get our neighbor’s inheritance or house, or get it in a way which only appears right,

1/30 Romans 6:23 For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.


February 2019

2/6 No Memory Work Due - Review Night


2/13 (9th) What Does This Mean? Part 2 but help and be of service to him in keeping it.

2/13 1 John 4:10 In this is love, not that we have loved God but that he loved us and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins.


2/20 10th Commandment You shall not cover your neighbor’s wife, or his manservant or maidservant, his ox or donkey, or anything that belongs to your neighbor.

2/20 (10th) What Does This Mean? Part 1 We should fear and love God so that we do not entice or force away our neighbor’s wife, workers, or animals,

2/20 Genesis 3:15 “I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and her offspring; he shall bruise your head, and you shall bruise his heel.”


2/27 (10th) What Does This Mean? Part 2 or turn them against him, but urge them to stay and do their duty.

2/27 Genesis 6:5 The Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every intention of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.


March 2019

3/6 Luther’s Morning Prayer Part 1 I thank You, my Heavenly Father, through Jesus Christ, Your dear Son, that You have kept me this night from all harm and danger; and I pray that You would keep me this day also from sin and every evil, that all my doings and life may please You.

3/6 Genesis 12:2 And I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you and make your name great, so that you will be a blessing.


3/13 Luther’s Morning Prayer Part 2 For into Your hands I commend myself, my body and soul, and all things. Let Your holy angel be with me, that the evil foe may have no power over me. Amen.

3/13 Genesis 21:5 Abraham was a hundred years old when his son Isaac was born to him.


3/20 No Confirmation - Spring Break


3/27 Luther’s Evening Prayer Part 1 I thank You, my Heavenly Father, through Jesus Christ, Your dear Son, that You have graciously kept me this day, and I pray that You would to forgive me all my sins, where I have done wrong, and graciously keep me this night.

3/27 Exodus 7:5 The Egyptians shall know that I am the Lord, when I stretch out my hand against Egypt and bring out the people of Israel from among them.”


April 2019

4/3 Luther’s Evening Prayer Part 2 For into Your hands I commend myself, my body and soul, and all things. Let Your holy angel be with me, that the evil foe may have no power over me. Amen.

4/3 Judges 17:6 In those days there was no king in Israel. Everyone did what was right in his own eyes.


4/10 John 3:16-17 16 “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. 17 For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.


4/17 No Confirmation - Holy Week


4/24 No Memory Work Due - Final Review Night


May 2019

5/1 Confirmation in Session - No Memory Work Due


5/8 Confirmation in Session - No Memory Work Due


5/15 FINAL NIGHT - PIZZA PARTY!!!!