Communion

CommunionThe Lord’s Supper (communion) is one of two sacraments celebrated by Lutherans.  The Sacrament of Baptism initiates our life in Christ. The Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper sustains that life.

When we partake of this sacrament we follow Jesus’ command as recorded in the New Testament. We receive the forgiveness of sins and the promise of everlasting life in union with God. The sacrament is a source of strength that enables us better to serve God and others.   Knowing about this sacrament can enrich our lives by making us more aware that we need the spiritual nourishment that it provides.

At Messiah Lutheran, first communion is generally offered to children in 5th grade.  Children attend classes to ready them for receiving this sacrament.  Please contact the church office at 718-356-1050 for information.

The registration form for First Communion is located here

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