Essay on Graduation Speech At Redeemer Lutheran Church

1299 Words Nov 13th, 2016 6 Pages
On October 30th, 2016 I attended Redeemer Lutheran church. I arrived there ten minutes early and picked a pew towards the back and started to take notes. The mass started around eight o’clock am and lasted approximately an hour. The service itself was similar to a Roman Catholic mass that I am use to. I was surprised that they were so similar because my thought process was since they are completely different religions than they must have completely different mass styles. Obviously after going I realized that, that way of thinking was wrong and that they are relatively similar. This experience overall was a positive experience and I would have nothing to complain about. The church members were a welcoming and genuine community. During this experience I furthered my knowledge of the Lutheran religion by learning their religious beliefs, the different architecture, social background, and also how it relates back to our religion in America class. Although the preaching styles and religious beliefs were quite similar they also had contrasting factors to make them different. One of the major differences I noticed was that there was no communion during the mass. After the sermon in a Catholic mass the priest prepares the communion and we walk up the main aisle to receive the body and blood of Jesus Christ. During the Lutheran mass after the sermon the priest went into prayers and offerings (collecting money from the church members). The reason behind Lutherans not receiving…

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