Yesterday morning was not the best morning for me at Christ Church. Let’s just say the announcements got out of control at our 10:30 service, and leave it at that. I was in a foul mood much of the afternoon, but then when I attended our Emmaus evening service, the Eucharist did its healing thing. Just about every week, I’m grateful for our alternative/emergent service, but this week, it really helped me. It’s nice to be fed.
Anyway, our service is just about what you’d expect for an emergent service. We have candlelight, some incense, and large projected images. Most of us sit on the floor. The music is modern. We share communion, passing the Body and Blood from person to person.
So when I saw this cartoon over at ASBO Jesus, I laughed.
If they had appeared, this is no doubt what they would have looked like. I didn’t see Batman & Robin yesterday, but we really didn’t need superheroes either. Jesus was present, in the breaking of bread and in the people who gathered.