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Lord's Table

The altar, also known as the holy table. The term "Lord's table" has been used by those seeking to emphasize the eucharist as a shared meal rather than a sacrifice. All three terms are used with the same meaning in the BCP (see pp. 354, 361).

Glossary definitions provided courtesy of Church Publishing Incorporated, New York, NY,(All Rights reserved) from "An Episcopal Dictionary of the Church, A User Friendly Reference for Episcopalians," Don S. Armentrout and Robert Boak Slocum, editors.