Category Archives: Communion

396 – Lord God, Your Love Has Called Us Here

1 Lord God, Your love has called us here, As we, by love, for love were made. Your living likeness still we bear Tho’ marred, dishonored, disobeyed. We come, with all our heart and mind Your call to hear, Your love to find. 2 We come with self inflicted pains Of broken trust and chosen … Continue reading

397 – An Upper Room

1 An upper room did our Lord prepare For those loved until the end: And His disciples still gather there, To celebrate their risen Friend. 2 And after supper He washed their feet, For service, too, is sacrament. In Him our joy shall be made complete Sent out to serve, as He was sent. 3 … Continue reading

398 – Bread of the World

1 Bread of the world in mercy broken, Wine of the soul in mercy shed, By whom the words of life are spoken, And in whose death our sins are dead; 2 Look on the heart by sorrow broken, Look on the tears by sinners shed; And be Thy feast to us the token That … Continue reading

399 – Beneath the Forms of Outward Rite

1 Beneath the forms of outward rite Thy supper, Lord, is spread In every quiet upper room Where fainting souls are fed. 2 The bread is always consecrate Which men divide with men; And every act of brotherhood Repeats Thy feast again. 3 The blessed cup is only passed True memory of Thee, When life … Continue reading

400 – I Come With Joy

1 I come with joy to meet my Lord, Forgiven, loved and free, In awe and wonder to recall His life laid down for me, His life laid down for me. 2 I come with Christians far and near To find, as all are fed, Our true community of love In Christ’s communion bread, In … Continue reading

401 – In Imitation, Lord of Thee

1 In imitation, Lord, of Thee, This solemn service we repeat; For Thine example full of grace, Has made this humble duty sweet. 2 Renew each sacred spark of love, And vitalize the holy flame; May union strong our hearts unite While this we do in Jesus’ name. 3 Our great example Thou shalt be, … Continue reading

402 – By Christ Redeemed

1 By Christ redeemed, In Christ restored, We keep the memory adored, And show the death of our dear Lord, Until He come. 2 His broken body in our stead is here, In his memorial bread; And so our feeble love is fed, Until He come. 3 His fearful drops of agony, His lifeblood shed … Continue reading

403 – Let Us Break Bread Together

1 Let us break bread together on our knees, let us break bread together on our knees. When I fall on my knees with my face to the rising sun, O Lord, have mercy on me. 2 Let us drink wine together on our knees, let us drink wine together on our knees. When I … Continue reading

404 – Now Let Us From This Table Rise

1 Now let us from this table rise Renewed in body, mind, and soul; With Christ we die and live again, His selfless love has made us whole. 2 With minds alert, upheld by grace, To spread the word in speech and deed, We follow in the steps of Christ, At one with all in … Continue reading

405 – O God, Unseen, Yet Ever Near

1 O God, unseen, yet ever near, Reveal Thy presence now While we in love that hath no fear, Before Thy glory bow. 2 Here may Thy faithful people know The blessings of Thy love, The streams that thro’ the dessert flow, The manna from above. 3 We come, obedient to Thy Word To feast … Continue reading