There are two ways of practicing communion in a local church, “open table” or “closed table”: “Open table” communion means that any professing Christian can take communion. Most Baptist churches practice “open table” communion, so a Christian who attends a Methodist church would be able to participate.
How do you administer communion?
How to Lead Communion in Your Home
- What is communion? Communion is a symbolic way to show we belong to Jesus and to remember what He did for us.
- Prepare. Get your communion elements and plan ready.
- Pause. A big part of communion is remembering and reflecting.
- Talk About Communion With Your Kids.
What should a Christian say during communion?
When taking communion at home, the most important thing to say is ‘ thank you’. Before breaking bread, Jesus gave thanks. When he took the cup, he gave thanks again. Say, thank you to God for your life, for the forgiveness of sin.
How do you do the Lord’s Supper?
When you gather as followers of Jesus, spend time in quiet meditation, silently considering and confessing your sins. Share the juice or wine you have set aside for your group, and drink. Celebrate in prayer or singing. You have shared in The Lord’s Supper.
What do you say when giving Communion?
The person offering the cup will say “the Blood of Christ,” and you should respond (as above) with a bow and a proclamation of your faith: “Amen.” The lip of the chalice is wiped off after each member receives the blood as a way to limit germs, but if you know you are contagious, refrain from receiving from the Cup.
What is the communion prayer?
I love You above all things, and I desire to receive You into my soul. Since I cannot at this moment receive You sacramentally, come at least spiritually into my heart.
What prayer do you say after communion?
I thank You, O holy Lord, almighty Father, eternal God, who have deigned, not through any merits of mine, but out of the condescension of Your goodness, to satisfy me a sinner, Your unworthy servant, with the precious Body and Blood of Your Son, our Lord Jesus Christ.
How do you pray for communion bread?
O present Spirit, help us recognize the risen Christ in the breaking of the bread. Feed the world with this bread. Bring it joy with this wine. Give it leaven and salt in us, a community of faith strengthened by your meal.