Holy Communion is celebrated every Sunday at Immanuel. Surely the Lord is present not only in His House but in us!
Led by God’s Word, we desire that the
people who receive Holy Communion:
+ Are properly prepared through repentance and faith in Christ (1 Corinthians 11:28).
+ Realize that they are receiving Christ’s very Body and Blood in the bread and wine (1 Corinthians 10:16, 11-17).
+ Understand that receiving this Sacrament together is a sign of a congregation’s unity in faith and doctrine (1 Corinthians 10:17; Acts 2:42; Romans 16:17).
Members of a sister LCMS congregation who have been instructed in the faith are welcome to commune with us. If you have a question, we kindly invite you to visit with our pastor.
To examine the importance of the Lord's Supper for the believer, may we suggest Lutheranism 101: The Lord's Supper (CPH).
Our Lord Jesus Christ, on the night when He was betrayed, took bread, and when He had given thanks, He broke it and gave it to the disciples and said: "Take, eat; this is My body +, which is given for you. This do in remembrance of Me."
In the same way also He took the cup after supper, and when He had given thanks, He gave it to them, saying: "Drink of it, all of you; this cup is the new testament in My + blood, which is shed for you for the forgiveness of sins. This do, as often as you drink it, in remembrance of Me."
Matthew 26:26-28; Mark 14:22-24
Luke 22:19-20; 1 Corinthians 11:23-25
I come, O Savior,
to Thy table,
for weak and weary
is my soul.
Our Father who art in heaven,
Hallowed be Thy name,
Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done
on earth as it is in heaven;
give us this day our daily bread;
and forgive us our trespasses
as we forgive those
who trespass against us;
and lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from evil.
For Thine is the kingdom
and the power and the glory
forever and ever. Amen.