Catechism Syllabus

Wednesdays at 5:30 pm

Luther's Catechism Lessons from NPH (provided in class)

Date

Lessons

Catechism Questions

Reading Worksheet Assigned

New Memory Work Assigned

Aug 30

The Bible is God's Word

1-12 &

pages 20-25

Genesis 1-3

Old Testament Books

John 17:17, 2 Tim 3:15

Sept 6

The Bible: Law and Gospel

13-17, 145-147 & pages 20-25

Genesis 4-7

New Testament Books

John 3:16

Sept 13

1st & 2nd Commandments

18-52

Genesis 8-11

1st-2nd Commandments

Psalm 119:105, Matthew 22:37, Psalm 50:15

Sept 20

3rd Commandment

53-62

Genesis 12-14

3rd Commandment

Matthew 11:28-29

Sept 27

4th & 5th Commandments

63-86

Genesis 15-17

4th-5th Commandments

Colossians 3:20, 2 Corinthians 6:1-2

Oct 4

6th Commandment

87-98

Genesis 18-20

6th Commandment

Matthew 19:5-6

Oct 11

Lutheran History

 

Genesis 21-24

 

Oct 18

Lutheran History

 

Genesis 25-28

 

Oct 25

7th & 8th Commandments

99-116

Genesis 29-31

7th-8th Commandments

Matthew 18:15

Nov 1

9th & 10th Commandments

117-132

Genesis 32-35

9th-10th Commandments, Conclusion

Nov 8

The Only True God

1-5, 148-150

Genesis 36-38

1st Article, Part A (ends with “and all my abilities”)

Deuteronomy 6:4

Nov 15

Creator and Provider

151-165

Genesis 39-41

1st Article (complete)

Exodus 20:11, Psalm 145:15-16

Nov 22

THANKSGIVING BREAK

Nov 29

The Son Our Substitute

172-176

Genesis 42-45

2nd Article not including meaning

Romans 5:12, Galatians 4:4-5

Dec 6

The Son Our Redeemer

177-196

Genesis 46-50

2nd Article (complete)

John 1:29, Ephesians 1:7

Dec 13

The Son Our Victor

197-208

Matthew 1-4

Romans 4:25, John 14:19, Job 19:25-27

Dec 20

The Spirit: Faith Maker

213-234

 

3rd Article (through “come to him”)

Dec 27

CHRISTMAS BREAK

Jan 3

The Holy Christian Church

235-257

Matthew 5-7

3rd Article (complete)

Romans 12:5

Jan 10

The End is Coming

205-208, 258-264

Matthew 8-10

 

Jan 17

Holy Baptism I

265-274

Matthew 11-13

The Institution of Baptism, The Blessings of Baptism

Jan 24

Holy Baptism II

275-284

Matthew 14-16

The Power of Baptism,

The Meaning of Baptism for Our Daily Life

Jan 31

Holy Communion I

285-295

Matthew 17-19

The Institution of Holy Communion,

The Blessings of Holy Communion

Feb 7

Holy Communion II

296-303

 

The Power of Holy Communion,

The Reception of Holy Communion

Class Moves to Sundays at 9:15 am for Lent

Feb 11

Keys and Confession

304-328

Matthew 20-22

 

Feb 18

Address of the Lord's Prayer

329-336

Matthew 23-25

The Address

Feb 25

1st & 2nd Petitions

337-346

Matthew 26-28

1st & 2nd Petitions, Galatians 3:26

Mar 4

3rd & 4th Petitions

347-357

 

3rd & 4th Petitions

Mar 11

SPRING BREAK

Mar 18

5th & 6th Petitions

358-366

Romans 1-3

5th & 6th Petitions

Mar 25

7th Petition & Doxology

367-376

Romans 4-6

7th Petition, Doxology, Romans 8:28

Apr 1

EASTER

Class Resumes on Wednesdays at 5:30 pm

Apr 4

Review and Romans

 

Romans 7-9

 

Apr 11

Pastors' Conference – No Class

Apr 18

Review and Romans

 

Romans 10-12

 

Apr 25

Review and Romans

 

Romans 13-16

 

May 2

Confirmation Rehearsal

 

 

 

May 6

CONFIRMATION SERVICE at 10:30 am

May 13

First Communion