Posts Tagged ‘eucharist’

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 […]

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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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Maundy Thursday

What do Christians remember on Maundy Thursday?

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Maundy Thursday

What do Christians remember on Maundy Thursday?

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Maundy Thursday is the Thursday of Holy Week, the Thursday before Easter Day. On this day Christians remember the event known as The Last Supper. It was also the night when Jesus went to the garden of Gethsemane to pray. He was later betrayed by […]