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Communion: Some Questions and Answers

Find out the answers to all of your questions about communion. Read More

We Are Nourished by Communion

Like baptism, Holy Communion is regarded by Protestants as a sacrament. That is, it’s an act of worship ordained by Christ and is a means of grace. This does not mean that we become any more worthy of God’s grace by taking part in Communion. Rather, we open... Read More


The traditional term used by most Christian churches for the element used in the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper. The wine in the sacrament symbolizes the blood of Christ, which was shed for the redemption of all persons. Many denominations use the fermented juice of the grape or what... Read More


The thin, circular disk of unleavened bread used in the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper. In some local United Methodist churches the wafer is used in place of ordinary bread for the sacrament.
See also: Bread Source: A Dictionary for United Methodists, Alan K. Waltz, Copyright 1991, Abingdon Press.... Read More

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