How Communion Trains Us in God's Hospitality


An article from the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship (CICW).

The more that you experience God’s grace through the sacraments and in ordinary life, the more attention you’ll pay to who’s not at the Lord’s Table.

Randy Smit often shares communion memories to explain how paying more attention to the sacraments renews and revitalizes the church.

“One of my first invitations to host communion was when I was an elder, not yet an ordained minister. It’s a very sweet memory of offering the elements to brothers and sisters in the congregation, to friends who were teachers and mentors to me. It felt significant for me to have blossomed to a place where I was the one offering the meal to them,” Smit says. Read more


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