eucharist | kyrie

I made the mistake of thinking myself essential.Every Sunday evening at Hope's worship service, the Gathering, we receive communion. We press toward the bread and the cup, smell the yeast and grapes, hear the words, "The body of Christ...the blood of Christ."...more

A Boy & Communion..Happiness and Belief in the times of such tragedy.

A little introduction to my story below…A memory of last summer that I will never forget . A perfect evening church service that my son ( 7 years old) partook in instead of going to his class. Our church does a very casual wed night service with snacks and beverages along with great contemporary worship music. We do communion on our own during worship with our families, we go up and select our bread, tare and share, dip and take the bread together and pray with our kids....more

Spiritual Bondage

BoundGagged!I can’t breathe!HELP!SCREAMING IN MY MINDI am innocentI committed NO CRIME!I collapsed on the floorTired, hungryHow long I have been hereI am not sure*I begin to prayPray like I never have beforeDear Lord, I am in dismayWhat am I to do?Please take me awayTake me home, let me be renewedTake me out of this shellA spiritual cleansing...more
Lovely and beautifully encouraging.  May God bless and refresh you always!more

Surprising Grace

This is my body which is given for you; do this in remembrance of Me....This cup which is poured out for you is the new covenant in My Blood."  Luke 22:19, 20 Jesus shared the Passover supper with His disciples, just as many are sharing and celebrating it today. But it was a Passover like no other. He illuminated the disciples and all future generations to the deeper meaning behind that significant feast. ...more