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Holy Communion

At Holy Communion blessed bread and wine is shared, by which we receive the body and blood of Jesus Christ. The congregation gives thanks for Jesus’ life, his death and resurrection and his continuing presence. See also Eucharist.

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The harvest of the lockdown

By Cynthia Davies

For those who dried the tears of the sorrowful, who tended the sick, who comforted the comfortless and who supported the lonely;

Thanks be to God.

For those who fed us and kept us safe in our homes, in the shops and on the streets;

Thanks be to God.

For the stillness of the lock-down which helped us to appreciate the beauty of your creation;

Thanks be to God.

For our families, friends and neighbours who wrapped us in their love and care;

Thanks be to God.

For the expertise of the scientists who fashioned a vaccine to protect us and for the medical teams who administered it;

Thanks be to God.

For the wonders of technology which have enabled us to keep in touch when we could not meet;

Thanks be to God.

For politicians and officials who had the difficult task of trying to protect us;

Thanks be to God.

For the Church and its leaders who found new ways of conveying the good news;

Thanks be to God.

For giving us your Holy Spirit to sustain us and guide us during this lock-down;

Thanks be to God.

Help us to use what we have harvested to assist others and build a better future. This we ask in the name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen