One thing that strikes people as they worship at CCM is our communion. Many guests and friends ask why we observe communion every week. We kindly reply that we want to simply be Christians and our desire is to return to the patterns and practices of the early church when it pertains to faith and Christian living.

We believe there is strong evidence to support the practice of weekly communion. We notice that after the first sermon was delivered on the Day of Pentecost (Acts 2), those who believed the message were baptized. After their baptism they were devoted to four things: the apostles’ teaching, the fellowship, breaking of bread, and prayer. The four activities listed are not separate activities, but instead they characterized the Christian meeting. Notice the “breaking of bread” was mentioned. A majority of biblical scholars believe that phrase is talking about the Lord’s Supper.

Later, we read in the book of Acts,  read more…