Sun, Aug 20|
Keeping It Sacred’s Third Annual Confirmation Ceremony
Join us again this year for Keeping It Sacred’s 3rd Annual Interfaith, Intergenerational, International Passover Seder hosted online
Time & Location
Aug 20, 2023, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PDT
Confirmation is a ceremony that confirms commitment to Torah study, depth-seeking, and engagement with community. We will gather to lift up this sacred activity that provides deep life purpose and meaning.
Members of the Keeping It Sacred community are encouraged to participate in this ceremony honoring your commitment to Torah study, depth-seeking, and engagement in the community. Together, let's honor your engagement! Please reserve a ticket here, and then find more information on participating in the service here: https://bit.ly/KITSCONFIRMATION3. You will be honored and receive a certificate commemorating this joyful day. This is an INVITE YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY event-- all are welcome!
Honored Guests/Friends & Family:
All are welcome and encouraged to attend this ceremony celebrating our beloved community members. Come meet honorees and hear why folks love to engage.
Keeping It Sacred honors the value of keruv/open welcoming, and as such, offers all classes and holiday observances free of charge. Please join in this momentous celebration!
Just over 200 years ago, the leaders of the new progressive movement of Judaism instituted the ceremony of Confirmation. As its name suggests, this ceremony was a ritual where a person would confirm their commitment to the study of Torah and engagement with community.
At first, only boys were confirmed on the weekend before their bar mitzvah, but by 1822 both boys and girls were confirmed in the Hamburg Temple in modern-day Germany. The Jewish Encyclopedia reminds us that by “1831, Rabbi Samuel Egers, one of the most prominent rabbis of his time and a man of unquestioned orthodoxy, began to confirm boys and girls regularly at the synagogue of Brunswick.”
It's not hard to imagine why this ceremony found such favor. It celebrated a person’s commitment to the ideals of devotion and honor rooted in genuine affirmative declaration of the enjoyment of Torah study, depth-seeking, and engagement with community. We at Keeping It Sacred will host our first community-wide confirmation ceremony August 21, 2022 at 10am PT/1pm ET! During this ceremony, participants of all ages will confirm their "sincere commitment to continue an earnest and spirited exploration of Torah, to build it up, and be built up by it,” and each participant will receive a stunning custom art certificate stating such.
If you have further questions, or to introduce yourself, please don't hesitate to reach out
to Rabbi Miller: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Suggested contribution is $25/class, $180/session, $300 for the whole season.$25.00
Suggested contribution is $25/class, $180/session, $300 for the whole season.$180.00
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