Confirmation First

First's Confirmation is a two-year program for students (7th grade and older) in which adolescents explore their faith,
ask questions, grow in their knowledge of Scripture and the church, and build relationships.

At regular times throughout the year the students also engage in service projects and social events. Friends are always welcome to attend, and you do not have to be a member of First in order to participate in our confirmation activities.



Thank you to those in Geneseo community who helped us collect food items for the Geneseo Food Pantry during this year’s Boo-4-Food! In November, we will continue our study of the Small Catechism. We will also spend the weekend of November 9-11 at Lutheran Outdoor Ministries Center in Oregon, IL, growing our faith through music, Bible study, fellowship, and fun! Here’s our November schedule:


• November 7 The Lord's Prayer

• November 14 Holy Baptism

• November 21 No Class (Thanksgiving break)

• November 28 Holy Communion



Downloadable Registration Form (PDF)







   Christmas Walk Pasta Dinner
   Saturday, December 8 — 4 to 7 p.m.


   The youth of First Lutheran will again be hosting a Pasta Dinner for everyone in the community to
   enjoy! Spaghetti, green beans, garlic bread and homemade desserts will be served in the Fellowship
Room from 4-7 p.m. The cost of the meal is $6 for adults and $4 for children age 10 and under. All proceeds will benefit Youth Ministry. We appreciate any and all volunteers willing to help us make this another successful event! If you are interested, please sign up at the Welcome Center or pew slips will be available the weekend of November 17 & 18. Work shifts are from 2:30-5 or 5-7:30 p.m. We are also looking for donations
of desserts. Thank you for your support!








Link to Wednesday Night Faithtime Dinner Menu and Schedule!







Confirmation Summer Camp at LOMC







   In June, we had 8 of our confirmation youth go to

   LOMC Camp in Oregon, IL. They had a chance to go

   canoeing, hiking, ziplining and learn more about God’s

   love and grace. It was a fun experience for all of them!












Confirmation Photograph Online Library

First has an extensive online library of our congregation's confirmands names and photographs dating back through the 1870's. To view pictures or look up a confirmand name click here!


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