Items Tagged "Communion"
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Methodist history: Controversy, Communion, and Welch’s Grape Juice
What became a popular grocery item started as a response to concerns at church about alcohol. Learn more about Dr. Thomas Welch and his recipe's roots. Read More
Topic: Sacraments, Rites and Rituals
Explore how United Methodists understand baptism, communion, rites and rituals other Christian churches view as sacraments. More
United Methodist sacraments, rites and rituals
Some churches recognize 7 sacraments; United Methodists only 2. This series of articles explores each of these important acts in the life of a Christian. More
An open table: How United Methodists understand communion
The sacrament is such a common part of our worship that its uncommon richness can get lost. Learn more of what the church teaches about The Lord's Supper. Read More
UMTV: Border Separates Families at Christmas
For those divided by the border fence between San Diego and Tijuana, the wall is a reminder of Mary and Joseph's experience of rejection. View
Thane Richard: Librarian for the World2
A new global satellite network will beam information like a radio signal, allowing those without Internet service access to books, health information, and more. Read More
United Methodists, Episcopalians celebrate Eucharist sharing agreement
Week of Christian Unity becomes ‘real’ as Communion is served to people from both denominations at U.S. National Cathedral. Read More
Communion: The Meal that Makes Us One
“Take communion as often as you can. It is food for the journey.” Watch and download a meditation about the sacrament, and reflect on how it nourishes your own faith. View
Tribute: Remembering Gayle C. Felton
Through her writings and teaching, Gayle C. Felton played a key role in articulating the United Methodist understanding of the sacraments. Read More
What does it mean that we practice open communion? Why do we use grape juice rather than wine? Read More
FAQs: Sacraments and Faithful Living
We have two sacraments: communion and baptism. Learn more about how these are practiced in our church. Read More
What is an Agape Meal?
The Agape Meal, or Love Feast, is a Christian fellowship meal that is often practiced in Covenant Discipleship groups or other small groups. Read More
Who can assist the pastor in communion?
Communion is one of the responsibilities and duties of a pastor. The pastor may "train deacons and lay members to serve the consecrated communion elements." Read More
Should we use unleavened bread for communion?
Either leavened or unleavened bread is acceptable. Read More
I am concerned about the risk of infection and hygiene issues during communion.
What should you do? Read More