On Taking the Lord’s Supper
Currently, we take the Lord’s Supper together once a month. We pass out the elements and take them together as a family.
I’m not a fan of taking the Lord’s Supper individually. Jesus instituted the Supper with his disciples corporately. We only see it practiced in the New Testament corporately. It seems best to be me that we celebrate the Lord’s Supper as a body, just as we will celebrate the Marriage Feast of the Lamb as one body.
I don’t think that this poses any tension between emphasizing communion with other believers and communion with Christ. I think that there is ground for saying that at least some aspects of my communion with Christ occur in and with my communion with the body of Christ. When we strip the Lord’s Supper of its corporate setting, we are missing something very important.