Holy Communion For The First Sunday In Lent

Jesus went alone into the desert where he was tempted but did not succumb to temptation. Although we too will face wilderness experiences during our lives, although we will be enticed by tempters to abandon the path God wants us to follow, we do not need to face these trials on our own. God the Father is very close to us, God the Son walks beside us and God the Holy Spirit is within us. Furthermore, through Jesus Christ we are united with all the people of God. This reality is focussed and made clear when we receive the sacrament of holy communion together. The togetherness with God and with each other that we experience in the presence of Jesus Christ and with each other strengthens us to resist the temptations of the world, the flesh and the devil that offer nothing more than temporal pleasure indelibly tainted with corruption.

At Saint Laika's everyone is welcome to take communion and be in communion, with each other and with God. There are no exceptions. So, come, join us.

If you want to physically partake of communion you will require a small piece of bread and a small amount of drink (preferably made from grapes and containing alcohol).

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