Is communion just snack time at church?
No! It helps us remember a special time with Jesus.
What is communion?
A time to remember when Jesus had the Last Supper with the disciples. A time to celebrate the gift of Christ’s life.
What two food items does communion include?
Wine (Grape Juice) and Bread
Who served the first communion?
Who was served at the first communion?
During what time in the church year did the last supper take place?
Holy Week (Easter)
What does the bread remind us of/represent?
Jesus’ Broken Body, Jesus’ Physical Life
What does the wine/juice remind us of/represent?
Jesus’ Shed Blood, Jesus’s Eternal Life
What did Jesus do BEFORE communion to show his love for the disciples?
Washed their feet
What are some things that happened AFTER the first communion?
This can be any other part of the Passion Week – Judas’ betrayal, Peter’s denial, Jesus’ trial, Jesus crucified, Jesus’ resurrection, etc.
Where in the Bible is the story of communion?
The Gospels. Specifically: Matthew 26, Mark 14, Luke 22
Where else in the New Testament is communion talked about?
1 Corinthians 11. This is a letter Paul wrote.
Why is communion important?
Share your own thoughts!
Communion is a Sacrament. What does sacrament mean?
It is a sacred or special act that we do to honor and remember God.
What is the other sacrament we recognize at MCC?
Communion is sometimes called Eucharist. This is from the Greek word eucharistia. What does eucharistia mean?
Thanksgiving of Jesus