Glossary: Peace, the
The ancient and traditional practice of Christians greeting one another with a sign or word of love or blessing. This is done with an embrace, a handshake, a handclasp, or the exchange of a word of blessing. This practice has been revived in recent years in United Methodist and other Christian churches.
Source: A Dictionary for United Methodists, Alan K. Waltz, Copyright 1991, Abingdon Press. Used by Permission.