The Reception Of Bread And Wine (he Gave)

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

The giving of the bread and wine is the action of Christ communicated through human hands and speech.

The Common Actions of the Giving of Bread and Wine

The various parts of the giving include the following:

Walking forward to receive (or receiving in the pew)

Receiving the bread with appropriate words

Receiving the wine with appropriate words

Singing hymns, choruses, spiritual songs of celebration

A closing doxology (similar to the doxology of the Brakah)

The Giving in Liturgical Churches. In...


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