Prayer for the Week (August 1-August 7, 2021)

God, you have given us your Son Jesus Christ as the bread and drink of life. Give him to us today as our daily bread, so that with him we pass
from death to life. May his life flow within us and among us, so that we may become Christ’s body in the world. We ask this through Christ our
Lord who eternally dwells within you and the Holy Spirit, One God, now and forevermore. Amen.

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Sunday Reflection (August 1, 2021)

The living bread that has come down to us from heaven is Jesus Christ,
and in the Lord’s Supper, through the Holy Spirit, we take Christ within us
and among us (John 6:51-58). The body and blood of Jesus Christ
becomes a part of us in the celebration of the Lord’s Supper, and we
become for the world, the body of Christ redeemed by his blood.

We share the same bread; we drink from the same cup; we receive grace,
and the link of the fellowship established by the Lord’s Supper follows us
throughout the week and month. We share in the life of our Lord, and we
become one with God through Jesus Christ,
and one with one another through Jesus Christ.

Sunday Sermon August 1, 2021