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Maundy Thursday: For You, For Me, Communion, Eternity

There is so much we could unpack here. The Institution of the Lord’s supper, the washing of the feet, the incredible teaching Jesus gave to his disciples, the promise of the Holy Spirit and sorrow turning to joy… Jesus says so much here. But, what I’d like to focus on is my personal connection to the first part, when Jesus shared the Passover with his disciples.  After the shootings in Orlando happened, I went to a memorial and received communion there. Without a doubt, it was one of the most powerful experiences ever.  It was at I a place called Bar Church, not to be confused with Atlanta’s famous “Bar (It’s a Church),” a sacrilegious queer-ish bar near Inman Park…