PTCUMC celebrates confirmation of 88 youth

During the confirmation ceremony, hands were laid on each confirmand by pastors, parents and youth leaders. Photo/Special.

Members of Peachtree City United Methodist Church recently celebrated the confirmation of 88 seventh and eighth grade students into the community of faith. The confession, confirmation and baptism of these students represented their intentional decision to become followers of Jesus Christ.

More than 1,140 members and guests witnessed the event, including several charter members of PTCUMC who helped begin the church in 1975. This confirmation class included the son and granddaughters of several United Methodist pastors who participated in the service: the Rev. Herzen Andone, PTCUMC Senior Pastor, the Rev. DeDe Leetch, Atlanta-Emory District Superintendent; and the Rev. Dr. Herchel Sheets.

Among those confirmed in the 2010 PTCUMC Confirmation Class were: Dylan Andone, Jackson Ayers, David Bready, Amy Brewer, Nicholas Britt, Kaitlin Burke, Brennan Cate, Cassie Chandonnet, Branden Collins, Brady Connick, Collin Connick, Claudia Connors, Eric Cooper, Megan Copelan, Stuart Copeland III, James Crew, Lawrence Dahl, Helen Davidson, Jackson Davis, Edward de la Torre;

Shane Donevant, Taylor Dowse, Tyler Dowse, Courtney Drew, Ashleigh Dyess, Matthew Emmerling, Benjamin Eubanks, Mitchell Fralish, Charles Gable, Matthew George, Taylor Griffith, Jon Grizzle, Drayton Hall, Konnor Hapke, Matthew Harmon, William Harper;

Samuel Herman, Ryan Hoffmann, Sheridan Horning, Jeremiah Humbard, Ann Elyse Ishmael, Delaney Karneboge, Ellen Keirn, Katlyn Keown, Rachel Kindle, Nikolaj Kloch, Robert Kramlich, Christian Ladefoged, Mary Lane, Parker Langham, Haley Logan, Ansley Long;

Bradley Manning, Maria McCranie, Matthew Melatti, Emily Miller, Nancy Mullen, Marguerite Murrell, Connor Nash, Austin O’Farrell, Brittany Olive, Megan Outlaw, Hannah Perkins, Suzannah Piercy, Connor Poole, Matthew Reindl;

Ella Ressl, Katherine Ressl, Emily Ricker, Bennett Rissier, Madeline Robbins, Marisa Runnals, Andrew Russell, Alexandra Sainsbury, Hunter Sainsbury, Kevin Satterfield, Jordan Schumacher, Kelsey Seelye, Sarah Snyder, Arin Stowman, Samuel Svindland, Tristan Trussell, Olive Vena, Brooke Wade, Samuel Watlington IV, Jackson Weeks, Ansley Wetherington, Hunter Whitehurst, and Christina Yother.