It is right and good-ful; holy and wonderful; blessed and joyful; To give thanks to you God, Almighty and faithful.
Sacraments may be a mosaic of practices that connect us with the church universal, but more often than not, the Sacrament is the most divisive time of Christian worship.
In the United Methodist Church, we have two “orders” or categories by which our ordained clergy fall into: Elders are ordained to Word, Sacrament, Order, and Service. Deacons are ordained to Ordained to Word, Service, Compassion, and Justice. The second item on the Elder’s line means that only Elders can officiate over Sacraments of Baptism and Communion. […]