Confirmation Connection
Week of March 2, 2021 | Lenten Mentoring 3
The Ripple Effects of Faith
Welcome to week three of Lenten Mentoring!
Step 1 - Watch the short video with an introduction and the announcements for this week.

Step 2 - Use The Ripple Effects of Faith Faith Practice Cards and the material below to talk about the topic and put it into practice.

Step 3 - Close your time together with a prayer or a blessing.
The Lord Jesus is a living stone.
You also are like living stones...
-1 Peter 2:4a, 5a ERV
Bible Verses
  • Psalm 119:105
  • James 1:19

Try reading 2-3 different translations of each verse. What changes and what stays the same with each translation? Which version speaks to you? What do you like about it more than the others?

What is each verse teaching us? Is it an easy or challenging lesson to practice? Why?

What do these verses tell us about the faith value, Guided by Faith?

How do these two verses relate to the theme, The Ripple Effects of Faith?

Which verse do you connect with most? Why?
Where Faith Meets Life
Share your highs and lows (best and hardest part) of the week.

What does it mean to be Guided by Faith?

What makes it hard to be Guided by Faith? What is the benefit of being Guided by Faith?

Does putting this faith value into practice make daily life easier or harder?

How can this faith value help you a create a positive ripple?

How does the faith value, Created in God's Image, lead you to being Guided by Faith? Can you practice one without the other?
If you believe it...
are you living it?
What ripple did you intentionally start over the last week? Was it hard to do? Do you think the ripple is still going and growing?

How does believing in and living out this faith value, Guided by Faith, change you?

Select an action item off the back of the Faith Practice Card to intentionally start a ripple this week.

What could change for you by putting this faith value into practice?
Close with a Blessing
(Choose one of the following or create your own!)

1) Ask God to continue to bless each other and remind one another that God loves them.

2) May the Lord bless you and keep you; may the Lord’s face shine upon you, and be gracious to you; may the Lord look upon you with favor, and give you peace.

3) Make the sign of the cross and say, (fill in name of person being blessed), child of God, remember you are marked with the cross of Christ and sealed by the Holy Spirit.