beyond time and distance and even death, communion brings us together

- Communion, our last Sunday at WFPC When we drink the cup of blessing, aren’t we taking into ourselves the blood, the very life, of Christ? And isn’t it the same with the loaf of bread we break and eat? Don’t we take into ourselves the body, the very life, of Christ? Because there is …

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“No Soup for you!” (and no communion either)

- serving communion at WFPC “Come to me, all you who are struggling hard and carrying heavy loads, and I will give you rest. - Matthew 11:18Then Jesus said to the crowds and to his disciples: “The teachers of the law and the Pharisees sit in Moses’ seat. So you must be careful to do everything they …

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World Communion Sunday – the community of saints is a beautiful thing!

And they lay their crowns before the throne and say, “You are worthy, O Lord our God, to receive glory and honor and power. For you created all things, and they exist because you created what you pleased.” - Revelation 4:10-11 So this is funny. Not church, per se; church (and this weekend was no …

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communion, rice pudding, and a pot of tea

After taking the bread and giving thanks, [Jesus] broke it and gave it to them, saying, “This is my body, which is given for you. Do this in remembrance of me.” In the same way, he took the cup after the meal and said, “This cup is the new covenant by my blood, which is poured …

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“Always give us this bread!” – no substitutions, only the best

We lose our bearings when we attempt to satisfy ourselves with what is counterfeit, false, and fundamentally unsatisfying. Here in the west we're trained in excess, instructed to consume more, and misled by advertising designed to facilitate profit to the extent that we double down on the "more is better" philosophy. In consequence, we load up on what cannot satisfy, hoping that sheer volume will make the difference. But it never will.

surely the presence of the Lord is in this place

Then he took a loaf of bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and gave it to them, saying, “This is my body, which is given for you. Do this in remembrance of me.” And he did the same with the cup after supper, saying, “This cup that is poured out for …

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Great is Thy Faithfulness

The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases, his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. “The Lord is my portion,” says my soul, “therefore I will hope in him.” Lamentations:22-24 This morning, at WFPC's 9:00 Praise Service, I'll be playing guitar while the elders serve the …

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