Confirmation weekends are filled with kids from across the Southeast. For youth to worship together from so many diverse backgrounds, and to be unified by their belief in God, is truly inspiring - both for them and for the adults who accompany them! The Intentional Growth Center’s Confirmation Retreat Weekends will help confirmands in their spiritual life as they prepare to make a commitment of faith.

The focus of our weekends is to augment the curriculum being taught in the local church, with a focus on providing tools to help youth keep their promise when they are confirmed in the church.

Our Aim

Confirmation weekends allow groups to get together outside the walls of their home churches to experience quality time, free from distractions.
It’s a time to deepen our understanding of our faith journeys. Meet confirmands from other places as we share our journeys together.

Learn more

There’s no better time to begin planning your Confirmation Weekend experience. Call our office at 800.482.1442 or download our 2019 Confirmation brochure.

What does a typical Confirmation weekend look like? Click here to find out!


2019 Confirmation Dates

2019 Confirmation Weekend 1

March 8-10, 2019

Speaker: Rev. Corey Millet

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2019 Confirmation Weekend 2

March 15-17, 2019 

Speaker: Rev. Carolyn Poling

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2019 Confirmation Weekend 3

March 22-24, 2019

Speaker: Rev. Kevin Bates

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2019 Confirmation Weekend 4

March 29-31, 2019

Speaker: Rev. Melanie Gordon

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2019 Confirmation Weekend 5

April 5-7, 2019

Speaker: Rev. Duffy Robbins

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2019 Confirmation Weekend 6

April 12-14, 2019

Speaker: David Benson

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2019 Confirmation Weekend 7

November 8-10, 2019

Speaker: Rev. Carolyn Poling

Registration coming soon!


Congrats to Aldersgate UMC in Shelby, NC

Winners of the 2018 Confirmation T-Shirt Design Contest

Their design, inspired by Lake Junaluska, features an outdoor theme to celebrate God’s beautiful creations and focuses on the five promises Confirmands make: to be faithful with prayers, presence, gifts, service, and witness.

Check out their design at Confirmation 2019!