Catechism Students

SYLLABUS: Luther's Small Catechism 2017-2018

Catechism Orientation—In House Visits During the Summer by Pastor Pieper

A chance for all parents and students to learn what the importance of Catechism is and what Pastor's requirements are.

August 12, August 17

Introduction

Luther's Life, pp. 20-25

Why do we need the Bible? (Q 1-8)

What is the Bible? (Q 9-12)

What does the Bible teach? (Q 13-17)

Assignment

Books of Bible: Genesis-Deuteronomy (p. 31)

BP: 2 Timothy 3, John 17, John 3

Review Luther's Life (pp. 20-25)

Questions and Answers

August 19, August 24

Verbal Quiz

What is the Law? (Q 18-30)

The Mosaic Law

What is the purpose of the Law? (Q 31-33)

Assignment

Review Luther's Life (pp. 20-25)

BoB: Genesis-Esther (p. 31)

BP: 2 Timothy 3, John 17, John 3,  Psalm 119

Q&A

August 20, Sunday School

August 26, August 31

Quiz

What does it mean to have God as our God? (Q 34-40)

How does God want us to use his name? (Q 41-52)

Assignment

BoB: Genesis-Song of Solomon (p. 31)

Commandments: 1-2 (p.1)

BP: 2 Timothy 3, John 17, John 3,  Psalm 119, Matthew 22, Psalm 50

Q&A

August 27, Sunday School

September 2, September 7

Labor Day Break, No Catechism

September 3, No Sunday School

 

 

September 9, 14

Quiz

How does God want us to worship him? (Q 53-62)

How does God want us to view those in authority? (Q 63-78)

Assignment

BoB: Genesis-Daniel (pp. 31-32)

Commandments: 1-4 (p.1-2)

BP: 2 Timothy 3, John 17, John 3,  Psalm 119, Matthew 22, Psalm 50, Matthew 11, Colossians 3

Extra Credit: Church Year Diagram

Q&A

September 10, Sunday School

September 16, Septemer 21

Quiz

How does God want us to treat human life? (Q 79-86)

How does God want us to use the gift of sex? (Q 87-98)

Assignment

BoB: Genesis-Nahum (pp. 31-32)

Commandments: 1-6 (pp. 1-2)

BP: 2 Timothy 3, John 17, John 3,  Psalm 119, Matthew 22, Psalm 50, Matthew 11, Colossians 3, 2 Corinthians 6, Matthew 19

Extra Credit: Church Year Diagram

Q&A

September 17, Sunday School

Septemer 23, September 28

How does God want us to use the gift of possessions? (Q 99-107)

How can I thank the Lord for all his goodness to me (Stewardship)?

Assignment

BoB: Genesis-Malachi (pp. 31-32)

Commandments: 1-7 (pp. 1-2)

BP: 2 Timothy 3, John 17, John 3,  Psalm 119, Matthew 22, Psalm 50, Matthew 11, Colossians 3, 2 Corinthians 6, Matthew 19

Q&A

September 24, Sunday School

September 30, October 5

How does God want us to protect our reputation? (Q 108-116)

How does God stop sin in its tracks? (Q 117-125)

Assignment

BoB: OT, Matthew-Acts (pp. 31-32)

Commandments: 1-10 (pp. 1-3)

BP: 2 Timothy 3, John 17, John 3,  Psalm 119, Matthew 22, Psalm 50, Matthew 11, Colossians 3, 2 Corinthians 6, Matthew 19, Matthew 18

Q&A

 

 

October 1, Sunday School

October 7, October 12

Quiz

Why do I keep on sinning? (Q126-132)

Why does God give me all these commandments? (Q133-144)

Assignment

Ten Commandments (pp. 1-2)

BoB: OT, Matthew-Colossians (pp. 31-32)

Commandments: 1-10 and Conclusion

BP: 2 Timothy 3, John 17, John 3,  Psalm 119, Matthew 22, Psalm 50, Matthew 11, Colossians 3, 2 Corinthians 6, Matthew 19, Matthew 18

Q&A

October 8, Sunday School

October 14, October 19

Quiz

What is the Gospel? (Q145-147)

Who is our God? (Q148-150)

What is faith? (Q 151-152)

Assignment

BoB: OT, Matthew-Revelation (pp. 31-32)

Creed: 1st Article (p. 4)

BP: Exodus 20, Psalm 145, Romans 8   2 Timothy 3, John 17, John 3,  Psalm 119, Matthew 22, Psalm 50, Matthew 11, Colossians 3, 2 Corinthians 6, Matthew 19, Matthew 18

Q&A

TEST NEXT TIME!!

October 15, Sunday School

October 21, October 26

TEN COMMANDMENTS TEST

How did the world come to be? (Q153-157)

Assignment

BoB: OT, NT (pp. 31-32)

Creed: 1st Article (p. 4)

BP: Exodus 20

Q&A

October 22, Sunday School

October 28, November 2

Nevada Day Break, No Catechism

October 29, Sunday School

 

 

November 4, November 9

Review Test

How does God take care of my daily needs? (Q 158-165)

What went wrong? (Q 166-171)

Assignment

BoB: OT, NT (pp. 31-32)

Creed: 1st Article (p. 4)

BP: Exodus 20, Psalm 145, Romans 8, Romans 5

Q&A

November 5, Sunday School

November 11, November 16

Quiz

Who is Jesus? (Q 172-176)

What is Jesus? (Q 177-183)

Assignment

BoB: OT, NT (pp. 31-32)

Creed: 1st Article, 2nd Article (pp. 4-5)

BP: Exodus 20, Psalm 145, Romans 8, Romans 5, Galatians 4, John 1

Q&A

Novemer 12, Sunday School

November 18, November 30

Quiz

What is Redemption (Q 184-193)

What is Jesus’ humiliation? (Q 194-196)

Assignment

BoB: OT, NT (pp. 31-32)

Creed: 1st Article, 2nd Article (pp. 4-5)

BP: Exodus 20, Psalm 145, Romans 8, Romans 5, Galatians 4, John 1, Ephesians 1

Q&A

November 19, Sunday School

November 23, November 25 Thanksgiving Day Break (No Catechism)

November 26, No Sunday School (Thanksgiving Day Break)

December 2, December 7

Quiz

What is Jesus’ exaltation (Q 197-208)

Why did Jesus redeem me? (Q 209-217)

Assignment

BoB: OT, NT (pp. 31-32)

Creed: 1st Article, 2nd Article (pp. 4-5)

BP: Exodus 20, Psalm 145, Romans 8, Romans 5, Galatians 4, John 1, Ephesians 1, Romans 4, John 14, 1 Corinthians 6, Job 19

December 3, Sunday School, Christmas Program Rehearsal

 

 

December 9, December 14

Quiz

Who is the Holy Spirit (Q 218-219)

What does the Holy Spirit do for me? (Q 220-234)

Assignment

BoB: OT, NT (pp. 31-32)

Creed: 1st Article, 2nd Article, 3rd Article (pp. 4-5)

BP: Exodus 20, Psalm 145, Romans 8, Romans 5, Galatians 4, John 1, Ephesians 1, Romans 4, John 14, 1 Corinthians 6, Job 19

December 10, Sunday School, Christmas Program Rehearsal

December 16, 21

The Lutheran Confessions

What is the Church? (Q 235-241)

What is the church? (Q 242-250)

Assignment

BoB: OT, NT (pp. 31-32)

Creed: 1st Article, 2nd Article, 3rd Article (pp. 4-5)

BP: Exodus 20, Psalm 145, Romans 8, Romans 5, Galatians 4, John 1, Ephesians 1, Romans 4, John 14, 1 Corinthians 6, Job 19

December 16, 9:30 am, Sunday School Christmas Program Rehearsal (all)

December 17, Sunday School, Christmas Program Rehearsal

December 23-January 4, Christmas Break  (No Catechism)

December 24, 10:30 am, Sunday School Christmas Program (all)

December 24, No Sunday School

December 31, No Sunday School

January 6, January 11

How does God forgive sin? (Q 251-257)

What happens to me when I die? (Q 258-264)

Assignment

TEST NEXT TIME

BoB: OT, NT (pp. 31-32)

Creed: 1st Article, 2nd Article, 3rd Article (pp. 4-5)

BP: Exodus 20, Psalm 145, Romans 8, Romans 5, Galatians 4, John 1, Ephesians 1, Romans 4, John 14, 1 Corinthians 6, Job 19

January 7, Sunday School

January 13, January 18

Test-APOSTLES’ CREED

What are the Means of Grace? p. 220-221

What is Baptism? (Q 265-271)

Assignment

What are the Means of Grace?

Baptism 1-3 (p. 9)

January 14, Sunday School

 

 

January 20, January 25

Review Test

Quiz

What does Baptism do for us? (Q 272-274)

How can water do such great things? (Q 275-278)

Assignment

What are the Means of Grace?

Baptism 1-3 (p. 9)

January 21, Sunday School

January 27, February 1

Quiz

What does Baptism mean? (Q 279-284)

Other Matters of Baptism pp.228-229

What is the Lord’s Supper? (Q 285-289)

Assignment

What are the means of Grace? Baptism 1-4

Baptism 1-4 (p. 9-10)

Holy Communion 1 (p. 13)

January 28, Sunday School

February 3, February 8

Quiz

What blessing do we receive in the Lord’s Supper? (Q 290-292)

How can eating and drinking do such great things? (Q 293-295)

Assignment

TEST NEXT TIME!!

Baptism 1-4 (p. 9-10)

Holy Communion 1-3 (p. 13-14)

February 4, Sunday School

February 10, February 12

Test—BAPTISM

Why can’t I receive the Lord’s Supper now? (Q 296-303)

Christian Questions pp. 320-323

Assignment

Holy Communion 1-4 (p. 13-14)

February 11, Sunday School

February 15, February 17

Review Test

Quiz

What are the keys? (Q 304-310)

How does our church use the keys? (Q 311-317)

Other Forms of the Holy Ministry, pp. 271-272

What is Confession? (Q 318-328)

Assignment

Holy Communion 1-4(p. 13-14)

February 18, Sunday School

 

 

February 24, March 1

Quiz

What is prayer? (Q 329-333)

Why do we call God our Father? (Q 334-336)

How can I keep God’s Name Holy? (Q 337-341)

Assignment

Holy Communion 1-4 (p. 13-14)

Lord's Prayer: Address, 1st-2nd  Petitions (pp. 6-7)

Q&A

TEST NEXT TIME!!

February 25, Sunday School

March 3, March 8

Test—HOLY COMMUNION

How does God’s kingdom come? (Q 342-349)

How is God’s will done? (Q 347-352)

What is daily bread? (Q 353-357)

Assignment

Lord's Prayer: Address, 1st-4th Petitions (pp. 6-7)

March 4, Sunday School

March 10, March 15

What am I praying for in the Fifth Petition? (Q 358-362)

What am I praying for in the Sixth Petition? (Q 363-367)

What am I praying for in the Seventh Petition? (Q 368-372)

What does the Doxology mean? (Q 373-376)

Assignment

TEST NEXT TIME!!--Lord's Prayer (7th graders) (pp. 6-8)

March 11, Sunday School

March 17, March 22

Last day of Catechism

All Confirmands must be present at one of the two sessions to practice for Confirmation and First Communion

7th graders will take the Lord’s Prayer Test

Assignment

Be prepared for Confirmation, Palm Sunday, March 25, 10:30 am

.... We will wear white gowns.  Underneath you can wear nice dresses, nice shirts and ties (jackets optional)

Be prepared for First Communion, Maundy Thursday, March 29, 7 pm

.... Same Confirmation attire

March 18, Sunday School

March 25 No Suday School, Palm Sunday for 8th graders Rite of Confirmation, 10:30

March 29, First Communion at Maundy Thursday Service, 7 pm

April 1, No Sunday School, Easter Sunday

April 8, 15, 22, 29 Sunday School

May 6, 13, 20 Sunday School (Last Sunday School Class for the Year May 20)

May 27, No Sunday School

June 3, Sunday School Graduation, 10:30 am Worship Service

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