GCPodcast 016 – Cara Garrity & Dishon Mills – Communion


In this episode, host Anthony Mullins, interviews Cara Garrity and Dishon Mills who lead in the GCI congregation in Waltham, MA. Together they discuss celebrating Communion during the weekly worship service, and the wonder of participating in Jesus’ redemption of humanity through the Eucharist.

“So, we can bring nothing to the table. We have nothing to offer. But we, in the eating, that bread and wine become a part of us on a cellular level. It transforms from the inside out, so that we can become more like Jesus.”
-Pastor Dishon Mills

Main Points:

  • Why do we participate in Communion? (3:30)
  • How does incorporating Communion into your weekly worship flow made an impact on your congregation? (8:14)
  • What are the key elements of Communion during your service? (17:06)
  • What do you emphasize when setting the table for Communion? (22:16)
  • What practical steps do you take in serving Communion? (27:31)

Resources:

Communion Graphics – Icons and photos to help present Communion during your weekly services.

You’re Included – Dr. George Hunsinger talks about his work examining the theology of the Eucharist across different Christian heritages.

The Lord’s Supper– Questions and Answers about Communion during our worship services.

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