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communion liturgy

this year during Lent, I'm leading a brief weekly communion service. The service is short, and casual, and the traditional Great Thanksgiving from our UM Book of Worship doesn't feel right for the service. I'm looking for something different to use - anyone have some good suggestions? What kinds of alternate liturgies have you used for communion?

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Jonathon said…
A couple of resources to check out:
Communion liturgy from A Wee Worship Book- from Wild Goose Resources and Iona Community

Worship Feast: 50 Complete Services for Postmodern Youth; from Abingdon Press. I was actually a co-author for this one and it's great!!!

I hope that is helpful.

Cheers,
Jonathon
Anonymous said…
I wrote an inclusive language communion liturgy with a bit of social justice thrown in -- very traditionally written, but with 'modern' music. 4-part harmony, folk/bluegrass accompaniment, piano edition -- easy to play for kids, easy to learn and sing -- but still not a 'praise' service --

I would love if you would check out Light into the World at www.kentgustavson.com/lightintotheworld.shtml -- there are free soundclips there from the service.

I'll send a promotional copy if you like it...

Peace,
Kent
Harold Wheat said…
Hey Beth,
Its 7:30pm Sat Evening and I am doing the same thing (looking for a creative communion liturgy!) Check out this link. I really like this one. Let me know what you find!
http://www.cindik.com/spirituality/communion/03032002.php
-Harold
Beth Quick said…
Hey Harold - thanks for the link.

At my early service, I've been using this one:
http://www.seekerschurch.org/liturgies/communio.htm

with some modifications.
Unknown said…
I was searching to see who linked to my page and found this blog entry.

Harold, I'm a little stunned that you linked to the liturgy on my page. In March 2002, I was still working on my bachelor's degree to get into seminary.

I'm glad you found it helpful!

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