Why is the Bishop served the Sacrament first?

Question   Gramps, If Heavenly Father is no respecter of persons, why does the bishop get served sacrament first before the rest of the congregation? Debra   Answer   Dear Debra, As the president of the Aaronic Priesthood in his ward, the bishop has...

Sacrament Tablecloths

Why do the sacrament tablecloths need to be nontransparent? Edson __________________ Dear Edson, (vol. 2, 20.4.2): “Sacrament tablecloths should be white, nontransparent, clean, and pressed. Sacrament trays should be kept clean.” Strictly speaking, the...

Left over Sacrament Bread

What is done with the left over sacrament bread and water? As I see it, it is still set apart emblems of the Savior and should be treated as such. I have noticed that some primary children go up after and grab handfuls and eat it. Michael _______________ Michael, Left...

Sacrament bread and germs

My wife worries about getting germs from the bread during sacrament and would like to know why we can’t use small crackers instead? There have been people who have had MRSA in our area and the hand sanitizer does not kill MRSA. George __________ George, For some...

Was the Sacrament practiced in the Old Testament?

Question Gramps, I do have a question pertaining to the Sacrament. Multiple church leaders and gospel-oriented manuals teach that Jesus Christ instituted the Sacrament, in remembrance of both his body and his blood. While reading my scriptures, I came across Genesis...

Serving the Sacrament During Sunday School?

Dear Gramps, You recently addressed a question about the serving of the sacrament in meetings. That made me think of my youth and our church services before the block program we now have. Why was the sacrament passed during the Sunday School part of our meetings as...
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