Christian Education & Confirmation

Christian Education and Discipleship is integral to who we are at Shepherd of the Coast. All Christians, whether they have been in the church their entire life or they are new to the faith, are encouraged to gether around God's word together with brothers and sisters in Christ for edification in God's word.

Shepherd of the Coast offers the following classes:

Early Communion

This course is designed for those in 5th grade and up who have not yet been instructed about the Lord's Supper. We cover the basic Lutheran understanding of sin, God's grace, the real presence of Christ in the Lord's Supper and what it means to receive the sacrament appropriately. Paren/Guardian involvement is required for this couse, and completion of this course is required before first communion. This course is offered twice a year on conssecutive Saturdays and is taught by Pastor Reynolds.

Junior Confirmation

This course is meant for 6th-8th students and uses the Bible and  Martin Luther's Small Catechism as a basic guide to the elementary teachings of the Christian Faith. Our confirmation program lasts for two years and also includes a overview of the Bible. We Meet on Wednesday Nights from 5:30-6:45 during the School Year. This course in taught by Pastor Reynolds.