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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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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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