First Communion for Ty Borich

Ty Borich was instructed and examined in preparation for receiving his first communion on December 2nd.  Here, a photo was clandestinely taken of his rite of First Communion Prior to Confirmation. Later in the Divine Service, Ty came forward to receive Christ’ body and blood for the first time, as the Lutheran rite says, “for […]

First Communion during the Lutheran Reformation

This is our pastor’s article for SOTHLC ‘s November newsletter.   Today, almost all of us have grown up seeing infant baptism as the norm.  Later, a baptized child would finish confirmation around the 8th grade, and then he would receive his first communion.  That is what is normal for us. Yet, throughout history, we […]