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The games and activities below are fun ways to review what you've learned in your confirmation classes.

Know Your Story Games and Activities

  • Creation: Universe Jigsaw Puzzle
    God created "the heavens and the earth" and "all their multitude" (Genesis 2:1). Assemble this picture of the cosmos to get a glimpse of the majesty and magnitude of God's creation. Try three different difficulty levels and see how fast you can complete the puzzle.
  • Sin: Sin WordSearch
    Scan this puzzle for examples of sin (pride, greed, and so forth), categories of sin (omission), and other sin-related terms. Click "Show Words" at the bottom of the puzzle to see the word list (8 words).
  • Redemption: Redemption WordSearch
    Jesus Christ, our redeemer, atones for our sins and reconciles us to God. Look for Christ, redemption, atonement, reconciliation and other related terms in this WordSearch. Click "Show Words" at the bottom of the puzzle to see the word list (7 words).
  • Holy Spirit: Holy Spirit Jigsaw Puzzle
    You've learned about the pouring out of the Holy Spirit on the first Christian Pentecost. Now reassemble Anthony Van Dyck's painting, "The Descent of the Holy Spirit," which illustrates the event. Try three different difficulty levels and see how fast you can complete the puzzle.
  • Church: Church Jigsaw 1
    What do you think when you hear the word "church"? Is it this picture of a building where people gather to worship, learn, and join in fellowship?
  • Church: Church Jigsaw 2
    Of course, "church" is not a building. The Church is a group of people, a community of Christian believers, as represented by this picture.



Confirm Your Faith Games and Activities

  • Way of Discipleship: Covenant Discipleship Slider Puzzle
    Slide the pieces around to re-create the symbol for Covenant Discipleship groups: the Jerusalem Cross surrounded by "devotion," "worship," "justice," and "compassion," the four areas of focus for Covenant Discipleship groups. Complete the puzzle in the fewest moves possible.
  • Way of Salvation: Way of Salvation WordSearch
    Now that you know about prevenient, justifying, and sanctifying grace, scan the puzzle to find these terms, along with other words related to salvation. Click "Show Words" at the bottom of the puzzle to see the word list (6 words).
  • Worship: Worship WordSearch
    Scan this puzzle to find words related to Christian worship. Click "Show Words" at the bottom of the puzzle to see the word list (13 words).
  • Worship: Seasons of the Christian Calendar WordSearch
    For Christians, our seasons are not winter, spring, summer and fall, but Advent, Christmas, the season after Epiphany, Lent, Easter, and Ordinary Time. Find these words and more in this Christian Calendar WordSearch. Click "Show Words" at the bottom of the puzzle to see the word list (7 words).
  • Sacraments: Sacraments WordSearch
    Scan this puzzle to find words related to the sacraments of baptism and Holy Communion. Click "Show Words" at the bottom of the puzzle to see the word list (10 words).
  • Sacraments: Baptismal Font Jigsaw Puzzle
    Baptism is one of the two sacraments ordained by Jesus. Reassemble this image of an ancient baptismal font. Try three different difficulty levels and see how fast you can complete the puzzle.
  • Living a Holy Life: Camp Meeting Slider Puzzle
    In the 18th and 19th centuries, Christians devoted to holiness often gathered in camp meetings, where they would camp out for days praying, worshiping, singing songs, and listening to preaching. Slide the pieces around to re-create this picture of a camp meeting. Complete the puzzle in the fewest moves possible.



Live Your Commitment Games and Activities

  • I Believe: Apostles' Creed WordSearch
    The Apostles' Creed is an ancient Christian statement of faith that United Methodists include in our vows of baptism and confirmation. Scan the puzzle for key words from this creed. Click "Show Words" at the bottom of the puzzle to see the word list (36 words).
  • Going Forth: Going Forth Jigsaw Puzzle
    As you prepare for Confirmation Sunday, reassemble this picture of a young Christian speaking about her faith as a professing member of the church. Try three different difficulty levels and see how fast you can complete the puzzle.

 

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