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UNHOLY COMMUNION?

My husband and I had just participated in the ordinance of humility and Communion when I turned to him and said, “That was a wonderful service. It is so long since we had Holy Communion.”

He replied, “Is that the same as ‘unholy Communion’?”

Shocked, I asked, “Don’t you say ‘Holy Communion’?

“No. It is ‘Communion Sabbath’ here.”

Surely after 30 years I would have fathomed that what “Holy Communion” is to a Brit is “Communion Sabbath” to an American! —Tabitha Abel, Chiloquin, …

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