close communion

noun
\ ˈklōs- \
variants: or closed communion \ -​ōzd-​ \

Definition of close communion

: Communion in the Lord's Supper restricted to the baptized members belonging to the same denomination or the same church opposed to open communion

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“Close communion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/close%20communion. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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