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The Jesus Prayer: An Interpretation

The Jesus Prayer: An Interpretation

Love, sacred mystery at the heart of all things, holy are you. May your domain spread out across the world. May all have what they need, today and all days. May we forgive ourselves for our failings and strive to do better. May we forgive others for their failings and invite them to do better, even as they forgive themselves and us.

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The Jesus Prayer: An Interpretation

Celebration of Communion outside of the Sanctuary

It is appropriate to celebrate the Sacrament of Communion as often as every Lord’s Day (according to the PC(USA)’s Book of Order W-3.0409). In addition to the members who gather in the place of worship, the community has a responsibility to minister to those members who are unable to participate in person by taking the sacrament to those who wish to receive it.

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The Jesus Prayer: An Interpretation

Contemplative Communion

Blessed are you, Holy One, God, Creator of the universe. You bring forth bread from the earth, and create the fruit of the vine, to sustain our lives and gladden our hearts. They shall be for us today the Bread of Life and the Cup of Salvation, offered in grateful remembrance of Christ.

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