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Friday, October 19, 2018

I wanted to take Communion in prison, I had to “steal” it

Seeking the Body and Blood Behind Bars
When I wanted to take Communion in prison, I had to “steal” it.
Lee A. Moore
I’m a big fan of the Eucharist. So was John Wesley. Though you might not know it with the relative non-centrality of the sacrament in most Methodist worship services, the founder of Methodism never went more than four or five days in his adult life without celebrating the Lord’s Supper.
But Wesley never served time in a Pennsylvania prison. Before I was incarcerated, I left Methodism to join the Lutheran Church, in large part because of the weekly observation of the Eucharist. The body ...
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