Charismatic Episcopal Church

Faith/Religion
6:00 am
Sat February 15, 2014

Christian traditions merge in Charismatic Episcopal Church

Fr. John Prenger leads a midday liturgy at the Chapel of Saints Francis and Clare, which is part of the Charismatic Episcopal Church.
Kellie Moore, ColumbiaFAVS.com

 

It’s a chilly Thursday at noon, and there are 4 of us gathered in a tiny chapel on College Avenue for a mid-day service. I’m observing as Father John Prenger leads two other people through liturgy.

There are Bible readings, some responses from the Book of Common prayer, and a short message. 

When it’s time for holy communion, they gather around the altar. From one person to the next, they pass a tiny piece of bread, and a small chalice of wine. But it’s not just the bread and wine – to them, the body and blood of Jesus Christ are present. 

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