Bread and wine © The Eucharist, which is also called the Holy Communion, Mass, the Lord's Supper or the Divine Liturgy, is a sacrament accepted by almost all Christians.
Herein, what is the meaning of communion in the Church?
Communion literally means "sharing." It's breaking bread together. The word "communion" comes from King James Bible translation of the Greek word for. "sharing" which Paul used in describing the taking of bread and wine as the body and blood of. Christ.iv The Latin root is com-mun'-is, meaning participation by all.
What do you say when you go up for communion?
If you wish to have the host handed to you, hold out your hands, left on top of right. Do not take the host from the priest, but rather allow them to place it in your hand. When you receive the host, the priest will say "the Body of Christ," and you should respond "Amen."
What is the purpose of communion in the Baptist Church?
Communion, also known as The Lord's Supper, is one of two ordinances observed in the Baptist church. Baptists believe that Communion, the breaking of bread and drinking of wine, reminds the believer of the last supper Jesus shared with his disciples before his death.