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A hands-on first communion

The children work the wheat field. Photo: Dennis Longnecker

Fourth- and fifth-graders at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Olympia, Wash., are learning experientially what it means to say, “Give us this day our daily bread.” To prepare for their first communion, the students plant and harvest wheat, working it through all the steps to turn it into flour to make communion bread. The brainchild […]

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