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Holy Communion Liturgy for September 6, 2020

“Hearts starve as well as bodies – give us bread but give us roses.” Bread and Roses Strike 1912, Lawrence Textile Mills, song based on a poem by James Oppenheimer Next Sunday, September 6, we will share Holy Communion in … Continue reading

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Invitation to Communion in Spanish (thanks to Gerardo Oberman)

Invitation to Communion I wrote an invitation to communion based on today’s lectionary reading from Matthew and my friend Gerardo Oberman from Argentina translated it into Spanish — so for those of you for whom that might be a blessing … Continue reading

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Holy Communion Liturgy for August 2, 2020

(Revised Common Lectionary includes Matthew 14: 13-21 — the meal on the hillside with five small loaves and two fish. It is the Matthew text upon which I reflect, hoping that story is in the general consciousness enough even for … Continue reading

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Holy Communion Liturgy for July 5, 2020

(Revised Common Lectionary readings include Genesis 24 — the story of Rebekah’s generosity and Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30 (the un-pleasable generation and the invitation to an easy yoke.) This service is written for churches that offer virtual worship, but also this … Continue reading

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Holy Communion Liturgy for June 7, 2020, often called Trinity Sunday

We celebrate the continuation online worship and the sacred trust and truth of Holy Communion as feeding God’s most vulnerable children. This service is written specifically for churches who at this time are resisting the pressure to re-open buildings and … Continue reading

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Holy Communion Liturgy for May 3, 2020, often called Good Shepherd Sunday

This is a service for those who want to share Communion in an online community during a time of quarantine // lockdown // shelter in place. It is a simple service which begins with an announcement on Sunday, April 26 … Continue reading

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Communion for Palm Sunday, April 5, 2020

This is a service for those who want to share Communion in an online community during a time of quarantine // lockdown // shelter in place. I am sure that a number of denominations are creating resources for this occasion … Continue reading

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Lenten Season: Invitation to the Table and Words for Footwashing

I continue on Lenten Mondays sharing Lenten communion liturgies which have been shared with me.This is from June Goudey. The communion prayer comes from her book The Feast of Our Lives:Re-Imaging Redemption. Pilgrim Press 2002 In Lent you may wish … Continue reading

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Come to the Table — Holy Communion for a Lenten Sunday or Maundy Thursday

From the remarkable poet-pastor Todd Jenkins this offering of a Communion prayer in Lent. Thank you, Todd. As we approach Maundy Thursday I would love to receive other liturgical pieces that  can share here. Please send them to the companion … Continue reading

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Lenten words of institution … (guest post)

Ashley Harness says, “Sometimes I re-write parts of our communion liturgy so we remember where Jesus lives today …” On the night before Jesus was killed by those who feared him… On the night before he was shot by police… … Continue reading

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