The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


What age for communion?

'There is no command from our Lord'

My first communion followed my confirmation at age l4. The ELCA does not require confirmation before communion. What is the right age for children to begin communing?

We don't earn a right to the table by "passing confirmation." This is a misunderstanding of both confirmation and communion.

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