Since the reformation, “Word and Sacrament” have been identifying marks of the church. What happens to the church when sacraments are marginalized and word is relativized? This essay, originally presented as an address to an international reformed consultation, calls for a church in which Word and Sacrament are present in fullness.
The Meaning of Mystery: Baptism and Communion introduces the Reformed understanding of the sacraments – Baptism and Communion. The purpose of this two part video is to assist adults and youth in exploring the meaning of the sacraments in the Reformed tradition. Appropriate forms for celebrating the sacraments are demonstrated.