(Closed) Communion Ideas

posted 9 years ago in Christian
Post # 3
1356 posts
Bumble bee

I love the full loaf of bread where everyone comes to the front and tears off a piece. But that might not be easy to do in a wedding setting. I guess you could do the whole "pass the cracker" thing…

We are taking communion, but won’t be including all of our guests in it. Logistically it just seemed easier.

Post # 4
6009 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: May 2009

Could you do it Catholic style?  I’m not sure if you’ve seen a Catholic mass, but everyone just files up to the front in an orderly fashion and takes it one at a time.  You and your Fi could hold the bread and wine and "serve" it to each person coming up to take communion.

Also, in my parent’s non-denominational church, they take communion by passing baskets of torn-up loaves of bread and trays with all the individual cups of wine/juice already poured.  Then, once everyone has had a chance to grab a piece of bread and a cup, they all take it together when their pastor reads the "The bread is my body, the wine is my blood" part.

Post # 5
2004 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 2008

I think it’s easier if the bread is already in discrete chunks or if you use wafers. If you have to tear off pieces and there are a lot of people, you could run out early because people take too much. I would also worry about hygiene of everyone touching all the bread, but maybe that’s just me. 🙂

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