Resources on Lord's Supper, COVID‑19

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Topical Study on Lord's Supper The Word becomes flesh over and over as Christ comes to us in the bread and cup of Holy Communion, confirming his forgiving grace to famished sinners. It is important that Christians not only participate in the Eucharist, but also that they have some understanding of what it offers and... Can Baptism and the Lord’s Supper Go Online? Article by Bobby Jamieson https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/baptism-lord-supper-online/ Article by Bobby Jamieson Topics: Baptism , Lord’s Supper , Sacraments , Technology Source: The Gospel Coalition In this article, Bobby Jamieson considers whether the sacraments of baptism and the Lord’s Supper can be performed virtually during the COVID-19 pandemic. Practicing the Ordinances in a Pandemic Article by Bill Riedel https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/practicing-ordinances-pandemic/ Article by Bill Riedel Topics: Lord’s Supper , Sacraments , Baptism Source: The Gospel Coalition In this article, Bill Riedel considers administering the sacraments of baptism and the Lord's Supper online during the COVID-19 pandemic and argues that there is Biblical precedence for flexibility. The Online Communion Dilemma Article by Cynthia Wilson https://www.umcdiscipleship.org/articles/the-online-communion-dilemma Article by Cynthia Wilson Topics: Sacraments , Lord’s Supper Source: Discipleship Ministries In this article on the COVID-19 pandemic, Cynthia Wilson, Derek Weber, and Diana Sanchez-Bushong explain that there is no consensuses on the validity on taking communion online but advocate to start with virtual Love Feasts. Digital Worship and Sacramental Life in a Time of Pandemic Article by Dirk G Lange https://www.lutheranworld.org/blog/digital-worship-and-sacramental-life-time-pandemic Article by Dirk G Lange Topics: Worship , Sacraments , Lord’s Supper , Community Source: The Lutheran World Federation As we consider how to organize and structure worship in times of COVID-19 pandemic, Dirk Lange asks the guiding question that applies to every situation: does the liturgy translate the Gospel for this moment and context?... A Missional Meal: The Digital Practice of the Lord's Supper Article by Michael Adam Beck https://www.ministrymatters.com/all/entry/10274/a-missional-meal-the-digital-practice-of-the-lords-supper Article by Michael Adam Beck Topics: Technology , Lord’s Supper Source: Ministry Matters In this article, Michael Adam Beck considers the Lord's Supper amid COVID-19, using 1 Corinthians 11:17-34 to suggest that an online celebration may help recover the Lord's Supper's origin as a missional meal. Can Baptism and the Lord’s Supper Go Online? Article by Bobby Jamieson https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/baptism-lord-supper-online/ Article by Bobby Jamieson Topics: Baptism , Lord’s Supper Source: The Gospel Coalition Amid COVID-19 concerns, can baptism and the Lord’s Supper go online? Bobby Jamieson argues flexibility with baptism, but notes that the physical act of gathering is essential for the Lord's Supper. How the Church Can Respond to the Coronavirus Practical How-To by Phillip Bethancourt https://erlc.com/resource-library/articles/how-the-church-can-respond-to-the-coronavirus Practical How-To by Phillip Bethancourt Topics: Church , Prayer Source: The Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention How should churches handle COVID-19? This article explains why churches should care about COVID-19 and offers practical guidelines that churches can use to respond to the pandemic. The Lord’s Supper and COVID-19 Practical How-To https://network.crcna.org/worship/lord%E2%80%99s-supper-and-covid-19 Practical How-To Topics: Sacraments , Lord’s Supper , Worship Planning Source: The CRC Network This study guide from the Christian Reformed Church (CRCNA) discusses the celebration of the sacraments during COVID-19 restrictions. The insights are gleaned from scripture, church history, Reformed theology, and church order, and other more informal discussions. COVID-19 and Orthodox Liturgical Reform: What’s Possible? Practical How-To by Nicholas Denysenko https://www.praytellblog.com/index.php/2020/05/01/covid-19-and-orthodox-liturgical-reform-whats-possible/ Practical How-To by Nicholas Denysenko Topics: Liturgy Source: Pray Tell Nicholas Denysenko looks at the liturgical reforms made necessary in the Orthodox Church by COVID-19 restrictions, and suggests several alternatives going forward to community-wide liturgy. COVID-19 and Including Kids in Online Worship (Part 1) Practical How-To by Karen Deboer https://network.crcna.org/pastors/covid-19-and-including-kids-online-worship-part-1 Practical How-To by Karen Deboer Topics: Worship , Children Source: The CRC Network Many congregations have begun to gather online for worship temporarily during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this article, Karen Deboer suggests ways to include children in meaningful ways during worship. Worship and Faithfulness in the Age of COVID-19 Service Outline by Daniel Benedict http://um-insight.net/in-the-church/ordained-ministry/worship-amid-the-coronavirus-pandemic Service Outline by Daniel Benedict Topics: Worship Planning , Liturgy , Holy Week , Faithfulness Source: United Methodist Insight Amid COVID-19 concerns, Daniel Benedict urges faithful worship while we are physically separated, offering tips and suggested liturgies, including those for planning Holy Week worship. Preaching in the COVID-19 Moment Practical How-To by Scott E Hoezee https://cep.calvinseminary.edu/covid-19/ Practical How-To by Scott E Hoezee Topics: Preaching , Resurrection Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching In this pastoral letter to pastors on preaching in a time of COVID-19, Scott Hoezee shows how the resurrection emerges from the real world of sorrow and uncertainty with a message for that same world. Preaching Maundy Thursday amid COVID-19 Sermon Starter/Outline by James C Howell https://www.ministrymatters.com/all/entry/10250/weekly-preaching-maundy-thursday-2020 Sermon Starter/Outline by James C Howell Topics: Maundy Thursday , Eucharist , Foot-washing , Family Source: Ministry Matters In this sermon starter and commentary for Maundy Thursday, James Howell discusses Eucharist, foot-washing, family and Judas' kiss in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Surviving COVID-19 in Spain Changed My Faith Article by Marcos Zapata https://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2020/april-web-only/spain-covid-19-coronavirus-survivor-pastor-advice-churches.html Article by Marcos Zapata Topics: Love your neighbor , Love to God Source: Christianity Today In this article, president of the Spanish Evangelical Alliance and recovered COVID-19 patient Marcos Zapata shares six ways that the global church can love God and neighbor well amid a pandemic. Resurrection Sunday, Virtual Egg Hunt, Drive-in Worship among COVID-19 Easter Plans Article by Diana Chandler http://www.bpnews.net/54557/resurrection-sunday-virtual-egg-hunt-drivein-worship-among-covid19-easter-plans Article by Diana Chandler Topics: Easter , Good Friday , Holy Week Source: Baptist Press Some churches are finding innovative ways to make up for the void created by the inability to gather as a church body for Holy Week and Easter during the COVID-19 pandemic. What We Can Learn from the Apostle Paul About our COVID-19 Situation Commentary/Exegesis by Matt Henslee https://factsandtrends.net/2020/04/22/what-we-can-learn-from-the-apostle-paul-about-our-current-situation/ Commentary/Exegesis by Matt Henslee Topics: Paul , Faith , Race Source: LifeWay Matt Henslee looks at 2 Timothy 4:6-8 as a lens through which to consider "keeping the faith" and "running the race" during COVID-19. Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic Article by Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod https://www.lcms.org/how-we-serve/mercy/health-ministry/pandemic Article by Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod Topics: Worship , Church Source: The Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod A list of resources for churches, schools, families, and individuals for dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic from the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. To Speak of Thy Mystery: Communing Amid COVID-19 Article by Andrew Stephen Damick https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/orthodoxyandheterodoxy/2020/06/09/to-speak-of-thy-mystery-communing-amid-covid-19/ Article by Andrew Stephen Damick Topics: Mystery , Eucharist Source: Ancient Faith Ministries In this article from the Orthodox tradition, Fr. Andrew Stephen Damick looks at the question, "Can you get infected by a COVID-19 from communion?" Drive-thru Communion? Remote consecration? COVID-19 sparks Eucharistic experimentation – and theological debate Article by Egan Millard https://www.episcopalnewsservice.org/2020/04/08/drive-thru-communion-remote-consecration-covid-19-sparks-new-eucharistic-concepts-and-theological-questions/ Article by Egan Millard Topics: Lord’s Supper , Eucharist , Theology , Technology Source: Episcopal News Service In this article, Egan Millard and David Paulsen explore how some Episcopal churches have been adapting their Eucharistic practices during the COVID-19 pandemic, such as delivering the consecrated elements to parishioners, and consider the theological implications. A Communion Service for Palm Sunday amid COVID-19 Element of Worship by Maren C Tirabassi https://giftsinopenhands.wordpress.com/2020/03/26/communion-for-palm-sunday-april-5-2020/ Element of Worship by Maren C Tirabassi Topics: Palm Sunday , Worship Planning Source: Gifts in Open Hands A service for those who want to share Communion on Palm Sunday in an online community during a time of COVID-19 quarantine.