celebrating holy communion

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  • Created on: 25-02-19 20:46

the pattern of celebrating holy communion:

1. ministry of the word focuses on gods word in the bible

2. ministry of holy communion shares bread and wine

the divine liturgy in the orthodox church:

divine liturgy recreates heaven on earth

they do this by placing an altar behind a screen called an iconostasis which represents the divide between earth and heaven

church is filled with candles and incense to help people feel gods prescence

liturgy of the word:

hymns,prayers and a reading from the bible

priest chants the gospel


liturgy of the faithful:

priest selects a loaf to be consecrated

prayers like the creed or the lords prayer are offered 

priest says the words jesus said at the last supper behind royal doors

priest distributes…


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