Communion is the sign that God is with us always. The night before he died, Jesus had dinner with his friends, and asked them to remember him whenever they shared a meal. the bread and the cup are signs that tell us Jesus was here among us--and still is!
The United Church of Christ does not require that those who approach the Lord's Table be of our faith, but only that they confess Jesus as Lord. Where children are present in a service of communion, the parents should decide whether or not their child may partake. We offer occasional series for children and parents to explore the meaning of communion together and we urge families to take part as seems appropriate for them
COMMUNION WITH YOUR CHILD
DO THIS TO REMEMBER ME
10 Things Kids Do at Communion that Adults can learn from
But as children are not that keen on reverence and can "say the darndest things" communion with kids is something to behold. Mainly because the theology a child has at communion is more profound than most adult's understanding of communion.