A Christmas Eve Communion Liturgy

The italic sections of this liturgy are from the hymn Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence, which uses the text of a second or third century Syriac communion liturgy. The entire liturgy may be spoken, but it is also effective to sing the stanzas of the hymn.

The Invitation

Tonight, heaven and earth meet.

Tonight, a backyard shed is holy ground.

Tonight, strangers gather as family. Continue reading