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Dining with Jesus

It took me by surprise when she said ‘it’s better than dining with the queen!’ We were about to share communion together and there had been an opportunity for people to discuss in groups what communion meant to them. We … Continue reading

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Let’s Raise A Glass to Jesus!

Half way through communion last Sunday I had a crazy idea. I was grateful that the Bread was still being distributed as it gave me chance to stop and think about whether this was just a weird idea or an … Continue reading

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More Please?

We were absolutely stuffed after enjoying our meals when the waiter asked if we would like any desserts. After some insistence from most of us that we couldn’t eat any more we actually ended up getting something to share. We … Continue reading

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The One Where I Forgot Communion

I had been in my office finalizing the service and as I walked into the church a few minutes before the service started, Christine said to me ‘communion isn’t on the order of service’. I was just back at work after … Continue reading

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The Piece of Christ is You!

So, I went to a communion service last night and we were encouraged to say to one another, ‘The Piece of Christ is you’ To which the other person responded ‘And also is you’ We had just been reminded that we … Continue reading

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A Creative Communion Service Inspired by John 8.1-12

At the end of our service last Sunday, our Communion table looked like this. We started the service thinking about the parable of the lost sheep (Luke 15.1-7). We watched a short video animation of the story (see below) and then … Continue reading

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Remembering Reminds Us What is Important in Life

This is a time of year when we are encouraged to remember. According to the Royal British Legion, ‘Remembrance Sunday is a day for the nation to remember and honour those who have sacrificed themselves to secure and protect our … Continue reading

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Jesus let go of his opportunity to be rescued so that he could rescue us

We had communion at Orchard Baptist yesterday and I experienced God’s love through it in a new and powerful way. We were also looking at the Psalms and I had been thinking in my preparation about how the emphasis in … Continue reading

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A Meal to Remember: What was that all about?

Jesus had a meal with his disciples at which he said some strange things. 2000 years later, we still remember and celebrate his words and actions. Why are his words and remembering this meal so important? 26 As they were eating, … Continue reading

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