The Communion Song

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

The Communion song is sung by the congregation during the reception of bread and wine.

One of the most important features of worship renewal today is the recovery of the Communion song. In Communion song the congregation sing songs of resurrection, victory, and the reign of Christ. These songs shift Communion from a preoccupation with the death of Christ toward a celebration of the Resurrection, and from private introspection to communal celebration. Consequently, the importance of the...


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