Posts Tagged ‘communion’

The Atonement

An introduction

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The Atonement

An introduction

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The Atonement – what is it? The Atonement is one of the biggest concepts in Christianity. It provides the answer to the question, why did Jesus die? A helpful way of thinking of the atonement is found in the word itself. Christians believe that humankind […]

Believer’s Blog

My life in the Orthodox Church

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Believer’s Blog

My life in the Orthodox Church

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“I go to an Orthodox Church. When I come into the church I make the sign of the cross because I am entering the house of God. I then go and kiss the icons and light candles by them. Icons are pictures which stand for, […]

The Church of Scotland

What is life like in the Church of Scotland?

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The Church of Scotland

What is life like in the Church of Scotland?

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  In this series of films Rev. Jim Cowan, a minister in the Church of Scotland talks about his calling, life and work in the church, as well as the Church of Scotland’s view of the sacraments.

Communion

Why and how do Christians celebrate this really important shared meal?

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Communion

Why and how do Christians celebrate this really important shared meal?

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What are the most important events in your life? Being born is pretty important, which is why most people remember and celebrate it every year on their birthday. For Christians, communion is an action that helps them remember and celebrate. In communion, Christians eat bread and drink […]

Maundy Thursday in the Church

How do churches mark Maundy Thursday?

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Maundy Thursday in the Church

How do churches mark Maundy Thursday?

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Even if a church does not hold a specific Maundy Thursday service, the Last Supper is remembered regularly in the majority of Christian churches through the communion service or shared meal. these can be held as often as once a week by some. A Maundy […]

The Eastern Orthodox Church

What is life like in the Orthodox Church?

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The Eastern Orthodox Church

What is life like in the Orthodox Church?

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The Orthodox Church is one of the three main Christian groups alongside  Roman Catholic and Protestant.The word ‘Orthodox’ comes from the Greek words orthos (‘right’) and doxa (‘belief’) so literally means correct belief or right thinking. The figure head of the Eastern Orthodox Church is the […]

Communion

What do Christians celebrate at Communion?

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Communion

What do Christians celebrate at Communion?

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What are the most important events in your life? How do you celebrate or remember them? Why is communion so important for Christians?   Communion is based on a real event, known as the Last Supper. On the night before Jesus died, he had a […]

Worship

How do Christians worship?

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Worship

How do Christians worship?

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What would you say is the most important thing in your life? How do you show that to other people? For some people the most important thing might be a football team. They might go to see them play regularly. They might have posters of […]

The Orthodox Church

What does an Orthodox Church look like?

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The Orthodox Church

What does an Orthodox Church look like?

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  Here are some images from inside an Orthodox Church. You can discover some of the worship in the Orthodox Church by watching this film.

Roman Catholic Mass

How do Catholics worship God?

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Roman Catholic Mass

How do Catholics worship God?

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At the centre of Roman Catholic worship is the Mass. Some Catholics go to Mass on Saturday or Sunday evening; all Catholics are supposed to go to at least one of these services. On entering a Catholic Church next to the door there is a […]