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Interim Eucharistic Sharing.

Practice adopted September 1982 and begun January 1983 by the Protestant* Episc. Ch., the Association* of Ev. Luth. Chs., The American* Luth. Ch., and the Lutheran* Ch. in Am.. Falls short of full communion and full sharing of clergy; regarded by many as a step toward full altar and pulpit fellowship. See also Altar Fellowship; Concelebration; Fellowship.

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