Jesus spoke about the mustard seed growing from a very small thing to a very big thing and that the Kingdom of Heaven is like that. Consider communion. It began with 13 people, gathered around a small table and now it is celebrated in every country in the world. It would be impossible to number the people who are joining us at the table, in all times and places, since it began. The Kingdom of Heaven is like that.
Let us pray.
God who dwells in and empowers what seems small and insignificant, we thank you for this bread and this cup, symbols of all your Son gave to bring us all to this table. We thank you for Jesus, who planted the seeds that we continue to see spring up and grow into amazing things. As we remember Jesus by taking this bread and cup, nurture those seeds within our own hearts, that the Kingdom of Heaven could spring up within us as well. Let us bear those seeds and their fruit into your world, crying out for your presence.
In the name of Jesus, our Christ, AMEN