“Wholly symbolic” communion?

In the joint Unitarian and Universalist 1937 Hymns of the Spirit the shorter communion service has a provision where “there is to be no distribution of the elements” “the communion being wholly symbolic.” I’ve never seen this ever done myself; has anyone?

By Scott Wells

Scott Wells, 46, is a Universalist Christian minister doing Universalist theology and church administration hacks in Washington, D.C.

1 comment

  1. Scott,
    I modified the service a little bit and did it as a Programmed service at ESR. It went over well, and it gave the seminary community a chance to talk about why traditionally Quakers do not have communion with elements.

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