John 6:25-35. The sacrament of Holy Communion shapes the church as an egalitarian, open and inclusive community in which all are welcome. Each person receives enough; there is not more given to some than others. It is both a remembrance of Christ and an anticipation of the heavenly banquet. Communion is also a means of grace, through which God can work to draw people closer to the divine self.
For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given,and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace. (Isaiah 9:6) The Season of Advent is upon us, and the waiting has begun. We