What if we could see the sacraments not just as rites we participate in as individuals for our own private spiritual experiences, but as subversive acts that emancipate whole communities and liberate those who exist on the margins of public policy and institutions?
We're having a picnic!
If you're looking to discover or re-discover something holy, but traditional "church" isn't for you, we might be just the community you've been hoping for.
Last Sunday (Oct. 1) was celebrated by many denominations worldwide as World Communion Sunday. And in what is becoming a New Wineskins tradition, we will celebrate the Eucharist as a community.
Have we lost some of the significance of the ancient and holy rite of the Eucharist? Has it become little more than another ritual for us to march through occasionally, more out of obligation than for transformation?