Tag Archives: Holy Communion

Holy Communion for Pentecost, July 3, 2022  

I have been sharing liturgy each month since April of 2020. This service is offered in hopes that people socially distanced in pews and people joining by livestream or a personally connected service like Zoom may become one in God’s … Continue reading

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Holy Communion for May 1, 2022  

I have been sharing Communion liturgy each month since April of 2020. May Day – which is a bouquet of commemorations from Beltane to International Workers Day to Walpurgis Night, and customs from Morris dancers to May poles, to May … Continue reading

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Holy Communion for April 3, 2022

I have been sharing Communion liturgy each month since April of 2020. That was Palm Sunday, and the first Sunday of April last year was Easter. This year is one just one more Sunday in Lent, Lent, Lent, a Lenten … Continue reading

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Holy Communion Liturgy for March 6, 2021

This first Sunday of Lent I touch on the scriptures of the Revised Common Lectionary, Deuteronomy 26:1-11 and Lent 4:1-13, in ways I hope don’t require their use by those who follow the Narrative Lectionary or another way of choosing … Continue reading

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God, Companion (com-panion “with bread)

sung to the tune of “Let us break bread together” Let us take bread together in our masks.as we find strength for all the daily tasks. Refrain: When I lift up my heartwith my hopes for the days to come,God, … Continue reading

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

This communion liturgy is shared freely to churches that offer virtual or in-person worship or a hybrid sanctuary with both home tables and some people practicing distancing and caution in a sanctuary of outdoor space. Feel free to use any … Continue reading

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Celebration of Holy Communion for World Communion Sunday October 3, 2021

I have been sharing Communion liturgy each month on my blog Gifts in Open Hands since April of 2020. This liturgy is shared freely to churches and all other places where people gather. Please use any piece/s of this service … Continue reading

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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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