First Communion

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What is Holy Communion?

Holy Communion is Christ himself, coming to us through bread and wine. This meal is God’s gift of grace and forgiveness, given for all.

Holy Communion instruction is available for kids in Grades K-5. Parents choose the appropriate age for their children to receive communion. Children should complete First Communion by the end of 5th grade to participate in Holy Communion during confirmation in Grades 6-8.

First Communion Instruction
We offer two family-friendly approaches that allow parents and siblings of differing ages to learn together:

Fed and Forgiven Group Class
A one hour in-person class. Select one of the following options and register below.

Family-Led Learning
At-home parent led instruction with materials provided by Good Shepherd. Register here.

First Communion Recognition: Children may receive their first communion during outdoor worship services on May 9 & 16, 10:30am at our Verona Campus

If you have questions, please contact Joanne Zastrow jzastrow@gslcwi.com