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Glossary: intinction

A method of partaking of the elements in the sacrament of the Lord's Supper. In this procedure, the participant takes the bread and dips it into the wine in a large chalice held by the pastor. The participant then eats the moistened bread.

Source: A Dictionary for United Methodists, Alan K. Waltz, Copyright 1991, Abingdon Press. Used by permission.