Wednesday, June 21, 2006

The Christian Reformed Church allows infants to the table

The Christian Reformed Church is approving infant communion, or all baptized-member-communion. One wonders if this a sign of things to come for Presbyterian denominations. The PCA and the OPC are both meeting in their respective General Assemblies this week. Each will be dealing with overtures about the Federal Vision, which does not necessarily include infant communion, but I believe it to be a step in that direction. We shall see how it all plays out.


Andrew Duggan said...

The CRC ordains women, so they have already demonstrated that they will do whatever they want. How is their action anything other than consistent with that?

On the other hand the OPC web site has made available the Report of the Committee on Paedocommunion from the 1987 General Assembly, which contains this gem:

"1. In light of the fact that a majority of the Committee is inclined, at this point, to favor the admission of (weaned) infants to the Lord's Supper, as well as little children, that: ..."