What Does The Service Of The Table Do?

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

The acts of worship at the Table of the Lord enact the story of how God in Jesus Christ, who gave himself as a sacrifice for sin, overthrew the powers of evil and left an example of life lived by love. Contemporary worship accents the joy of God's salvation and healing available at the Table.

Originally the church met in houses for the breaking of the bread (Acts 2:42-47). These celebrations, known as the Agape feast (Love feast), were full meals and were occasions of great joy because of...


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