We give you thanks, Father, for the life and truth revealed in Jesus Christ: Yours is the glory for ever and ever. As the grain once scattered in the fields, And the grapes once dispersed on the hillside, are now united on this table in bread and wine, So, Lord may your whole church seen be gathered together, From the…
Category: Communion Eucharist
Before Holy Communion
I shall receive the bread of heaven and call upon the Name of the Lord. Lord, I am not worthy that You should come under my roof, but speak the word only and my soul shall be healed. Amen. (A traditional prayer for taking Holy Communion)
My Saviour Jesus, I kneel before you, I thank you for your Spirit’s gifts of faith, hope, and love. I thank you that your wounds have healed me. I thank you that the punishment upon you gives me peace. I thank you that your humble death has again given me bountiful life. Thank you for this wondrous love. Amen.
Open The Gates – Chrysostom
I am not worthy, my Master and my God, That you should come beneath the roof of my soul. Yet, since in your universal love you want to live in me, I ask with boldness. You command, Open the gates which you forged, Come in with love and light up my darkened thinking. I believe that you will do this…
After Holy Communion
We give thanks, almighty God, that you have refreshed us with this holy gift. We pray that through it you will strengthen our faith in you and our love for one another. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.