Faith & Social Justice: In the spirit of Richard Overton and the 17th C. Levellers

Mottos for Communion Tables

Darrell Pursiful notes that Protestant communion tables usually engrave the quote from 1 Cor. 11:24, “This Do in Remembrance of Me.” While acknowledging its biblical appropriateness, Darrell has a few other suggestions, just as biblical, that might transform church life in healthy ways. Check it out here.

August 25, 2006 - Posted by | church, eucharist


  1. This is slightly tangential, but my grandparents would do a tele-communion. They watched TBN, and they would have a thing where they ordered a communion kit through mail, and all the viewers would take it together while watching on TV.

    I’m not quite sure what to think about that… But talking about it seems slightly amusing, I don’t know if it should be…

    Comment by Chance | August 25, 2006

  2. If I may crack wise, Darrell left off, “Eat, drink, for tomorrow you may die.”

    Comment by Dan Trabue | August 27, 2006

  3. You might tell Darrell, Dan. Chance, “tele-communion?” Would there be tele-baptisms? Follow along at home and baptize in privacy along with your electronic church “family?”I’m not even going there.

    Comment by Michael Westmoreland-White | August 27, 2006

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