The Lord’s Supper: Pentecostal Rite

Copyright © 2001 by Wesleyan Episcopal Assemblies Pentecostal

The word of God

The people and celebrant standing sing a lively song of praise and worship.

The offering may be collected here.

The Prayers Of The People

Testimonies of God’s blessing and power are followed by prayer requests, which are read and taken verbally.

An Elder or Deacon will thank God for his grace and mercy demonstrated in the testimonies and pray first for the body of Christ then for the individual requests.

In a regular church service, a song service followed by praise and worship shall be held.

When appointed, on Sundays and other Major Feasts there follows, all standing

The Pentecostal Creed

    • I believe in God, the Father almighty, creator of heaven and earth.
      He is the God of the Jew and the savior of the nation of Israel.
      He is the great
      I Am and the bearer of the unspoken name.

      I believe in Jesus Christ, his only Son, our Lord.
      He was conceived by the Holy Spirit and born of the Virgin Mary.
      He suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died and was buried.
      He descended to the dead.
      On the third day, he rose again.
      He ascended into heaven, and is seated at the right hand of the Father.
      He will come again to judge the living and the dead.

      I believe in the Holy Spirit who participated in creation.
      He indwells the believer and baptizes in power to perform miracles and service.
      He counsels the broken heart and heals the broken mind.
      He is in all and through all establishing the community of true believers.
      He gives evidence of those who believe by conferring
      the power to bind and exile demons,
      speak with unknown tongues,
      bring miraculous healing to the sick,
      and stand proof against poison.

      I believe in the community of saints who are the true believers past and present; living and dead,
      forgiveness of sins,
      resurrection of the body,
      and life everlasting.
      Amen.

Song service followed by praise and worship.

The Sermon

When appointed a song service followed by praise and worship.

The people standing, the celebrant may say

    • Bless the Lord O my soul, and all that is within me bless his holy name.

The people and celebrant together sing the hymn, Bless the Lord…

Confession of sin

The Celebrant prays

    • God Almighty, who sees the hidden places in our hearts and lives: cleanse the thoughts of our hearts by the power of the Holy Spirit. Fill us, Lord that we may love and serve you in a more perfect way. We magnify thy holy Name, through Jesus Christ our Lord. And the people say, Amen!

The celebrant shall read from Exodus 12:17-20

    • 17 You are to observe the Feast Of Unleavened Bread because it was on this very day that I brought you out of Egypt in your tribal hosts. Observe this day from generation to generation as a statute for all time. 18 You are to eat unleavened bread in the first month from the evening, which begins the fourteenth day until the evening, which begins the twenty-first day. 19 For seven days, no leaven must be found in your houses; anyone who eats anything fermented is to be expelled from the community of Israel, be he foreigner or native. 20 You must eat nothing fermented; wherever you live, you must eat unleavened bread.

The celebrant will read the verses concerning the “two commandments”

Altar Call

The Celebrant says to the people

    • Leaven in the bible is a picture of the contamination of sin. Let us examine our hearts and if any leaven exists let us leave it at the altar. If there is anyone in this assembly with whom you have a grievance go to him or her and settle it now.

The celebrant says to the people

    • The altars are open for prayer and worship. I ask that you all come down and pray here. If you need someone to pray with I or the other ministers of this church are more than glad to pray with you. If any of us have sin in our life, let us confess it, humbly, to God so that we may approach the table Worthily.

The people will file forward to the altars to pray and worship and meditate on the scripture. The celebrant shall lead by example in worship prayer and intercession without regard for those present.

When an appropriate time of prayer and reflection has passed, the celebrant says to the people.

    • 1 … But if anybody does [sin], we have in Jesus Christ one who is acceptable to God and will plead our cause with the Father. 2 He is himself a sacrifice to atone for our sins, and not for ours only, but for the sins of the whole world.

      I John 2:1-2

      Having made peace with God and our brothers and sisters in the Lord, let us return to our seats and hold ourselves in readiness for the elements. We ask that you hold the bread and wine until all are served. The wine we use is not fermented because the commandment to keep the Feast of Unleavened Bread specifies there can be no product of fermentation, because leaven is a symbol of the putrefaction of sin in our lives.

The people return to their seats

The Offertory

The celebrant will break a matzo into two pieces one smaller than the other. The smaller piece shall be hidden in a cloth and smashed. The broken pieces of bread will be poured into a serving salver. The celebrant will take a cup of wine and pour it into several smaller serving cups. The bread will be served along with the wine by the deacons and elders.

The celebrant and people together will sing the following chorus

Enter into his gate with thanksgiving in our hearts,

And give him thanks, and give him thanks.

When the people are served, the celebrant will serve the servers and they will serve him. The celebrant will raise his glass and address the people.

The celebrant to the people

    • 14 When the hour came he took his place at table, and the apostles with him; 15 and he said to them, ‘how I have longed to eat this Passover with you before my death!” Luke 22:14,15

The celebrant will raise his cup, and read the following

    • 19 Then he took bread, and after giving thanks, he broke it; and gave it to them with the words: ‘This is my body, which is broken for you. Do this often in remembrance of me.’

      Let us partake of the bread.

      20 And in the same way he took the cup after they had eaten, and said, ‘This cup which is poured out for you is the new covenant established in shedding my blood. Luke 22:20

      Let us partake of the wine.

The celebrant or a deacon will give a closing prayer of thanks giving for the grace represented in the communion.

Exunct.

The Lord’s Supper: Pentecostal Rite II

Copyright © 2001 by Wesleyan Episcopal Assemblies Pentecostal

The word of God

The people and celebrant standing sing a lively song of praise and worship.

The offering may be collected here.

The Prayers Of The People

Testimonies of God’s blessing and power are followed by prayer requests, which are read and taken verbally.

An Elder or Deacon will thank God for his grace and mercy demonstrated in the testimonies and pray first for the body of Christ then for the individual requests.

In a regular church service, a song service followed by praise and worship shall be held.

When appointed, on Sundays and other Major Feasts there follows, all standing

The Pentecostal Creed

    • I believe in God, the Father almighty, creator of heaven and earth.
      He is the God of the Jew and the savior of the nation of Israel.
      He is the great
      I Am and the bearer of the unspoken name.

      I believe in Jesus Christ, his only Son, our Lord.
      He was conceived by the Holy Spirit and born of the Virgin Mary.
      He suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died and was buried.
      He descended to the dead.
      On the third day, he rose again.
      He ascended into heaven, and is seated at the right hand of the Father.
      He will come again to judge the living and the dead.

      I believe in the Holy Spirit who participated in creation.
      He indwells the believer and baptizes in power to perform miracles and service.
      He counsels the broken heart and heals the broken mind.
      He is in all and through all establishing the community of true believers.
      He gives evidence of those who believe by conferring
      the power to bind and exile demons,
      speak with unknown tongues,
      bring miraculous healing to the sick,
      and stand proof against poison.

      I believe in the community of saints who are the true believers past and present; living and dead,
      forgiveness of sins,
      resurrection of the body,
      and life everlasting.
      Amen.

Song service followed by praise and worship.

The people standing, the celebrant may say

    • Bless the Lord O my soul, and all that is within me bless his holy name.

The people and celebrant together sing the hymn, Bless the Lord…

Confession of sin

The Celebrant prays

    • God Almighty, who sees the hidden places in our hearts and lives: cleanse the thoughts of our hearts by the power of the Holy Spirit. Fill us, Lord that we may love and serve you in a more perfect way. We magnify thy holy Name, through Jesus Christ our Lord. And the people say, Amen!

The celebrant shall read from Exodus 12:17-20

    • 17 You are to observe the Feast Of Unleavened Bread because it was on this very day that I brought you out of Egypt in your tribal hosts. Observe this day from generation to generation as a statute for all time. 18 You are to eat unleavened bread in the first month from the evening, which begins the fourteenth day until the evening, which begins the twenty-first day. 19 For seven days, no leaven must be found in your houses; anyone who eats anything fermented is to be expelled from the community of Israel, be he foreigner or native. 20 You must eat nothing fermented; wherever you live, you must eat unleavened bread.

The celebrant will read the verses concerning the “two commandments”

Altar Call

The Celebrant says to the people

    • Leaven in the bible is a picture of the contamination of sin. Let us examine our hearts and if any leaven exists let us leave it at the altar. If there is anyone in this assembly with whom you have a grievance go to him or her and settle it now.

The celebrant says to the people

    • The altars are open for prayer and worship. I ask that you all come down and pray here. If you need someone to pray with I or the other ministers of this church are more than glad to pray with you. If any of us have sin in our life, let us confess it, humbly, to God so that we may approach the table Worthily.

The people will file forward to the altars to pray and worship and meditate on the scripture. The celebrant shall lead by example in worship prayer and intercession without regard for those present.

When an appropriate time of prayer and reflection has passed, the celebrant says to the people.

    • 1 … But if anybody does [sin], we have in Jesus Christ one who is acceptable to God and will plead our cause with the Father. 2 He is himself a sacrifice to atone for our sins, and not for ours only, but for the sins of the whole world.

      I John 2:1-2

      Having made peace with God and our brothers and sisters in the Lord, let us return to our seats and hold ourselves in readiness for the elements. We ask that you hold the bread and wine until all are served. The wine we use is not fermented because the commandment to keep the Feast of Unleavened Bread specifies there can be no product of fermentation, because leaven is a symbol of the putrefaction of sin in our lives.

The people return to their seats

The Offertory

The celebrant will break a matzo into two pieces one smaller than the other. The smaller piece shall be hidden in a cloth and smashed. The broken pieces of bread will be poured into a serving salver. The celebrant will take a cup of wine and pour it into several smaller serving cups. The bread will be served along with the wine by the deacons and elders.

The celebrant and people together will sing the following chorus

Enter into his gate with thanksgiving in our hearts,

And give him thanks, and give him thanks.

When the people are served, the celebrant will serve the servers and they will serve him. The celebrant will raise his glass and address the people.

The celebrant to the people

    • 14 When the hour came he took his place at table, and the apostles with him; 15 and he said to them, ‘how I have longed to eat this Passover with you before my death!” Luke 22:14,15

The celebrant will raise his cup, and read the following

    • 19 Then he took bread, and after giving thanks, he broke it; and gave it to them with the words: ‘This is my body, which is broken for you. Do this often in remembrance of me.’

      Let us partake of the bread.

      20 And in the same way he took the cup after they had eaten, and said, ‘This cup which is poured out for you is the new covenant established in shedding my blood. Luke 22:20

      Let us partake of the wine.

The celebrant or a deacon will give a closing prayer of thanks giving for the grace represented in the communion.

The Sermon

When appointed a song service followed by praise and worship.

Altar Call

The celebrant says to the people

    • The altars are open for prayer and worship. I ask that you all come down and pray here. If you need someone to pray with I or the other ministers of this church are more than glad to pray with you. If any among you have have a special need or illness, we will be glad to anoint you and prayer that need be met. Otherwise you are dismissed, may God richly bless you.

The people will file forward to the altars to pray and worship and meditate on the scripture. The celebrant shall lead by example in worship prayer and intercession without regard for those present. All may leave as they see fit.

Exunct.

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