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Holy Communion Liturgy for June 6, 2021

(Revised Common Lectionary readings include Psalm 130, Mark 3:20-21, 31-35 and there are hints of those texts here.) This service is written for all churches. Some have communion only in virtual space to care for the vulnerable. Some are outdoors … Continue reading

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The Sacrament of Holy Communion Celebrating Immigrants and Refugees — A guest post by Michael Mulberry

I have been writing liturgy for Holy Communion for those churches sharing the sacrament in virtual spaces for the last thirteen months. During these April days while I am pausing from this blog and other writing while preparing the anthology, … Continue reading

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Holy Communion Liturgy for April 4, 2021

Some churches will be sharing Holy Communion through a virtual platform on Easter Sunday. Some host a hybrid sanctuary with some people in person and others online and hope that that those members of the congregation will not feel secondary. … Continue reading

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Holy Communion Liturgy for the Second Sunday in Advent, the Sunday of Peace

December 6, is the second Sunday in Advent, often called the Sunday of Peace. In the United States the ratification of the Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution, which abolished slavery is remembered on this date. One appropriate song might be … Continue reading

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Holy Communion Liturgy for All Saints Day, November 1, 2020

Next Sunday, November 1, is All Saints’ Day and Holy Communion in morning worship. Churches celebrate All Saints in a variety of ways. Some celebrate the memories of people who have died in the congregation for the past year or … Continue reading

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Holy Communion Liturgy for World Communion Sunday, October 4, 2020

Next Sunday, October 4, we share Holy Communion in morning worship. Whenever we celebrate World Communion Sunday, we imagine all the tables of the world, but often we are physically gazing at our own church’s table dressed up a bit … Continue reading

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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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