The Love Feast, or Agape, is a Christian fellowship meal recalling the meals Jesus shared with disciples during his ministry. The service expresses the koinonia or sharing, belonging and fellowship enjoyed within the body of Christ.

The Love Feast, in common with other acts of worship includes prayer, praise, scripture, preaching and mutual fellowship and an offering, but in addition the Love Feast contains a time of Prepared Testimony and the sharing of the Love Feast cake and the Loving Cup. If preferred, individual glasses or cups may be used.

For guidance on how to hold a Love Feast download A Methodist Love Feast (Pdf)


Background documents

Holding a Love Feast online 
Guidance on prepared testimony during a Love Feast  
Historical notes on the Love Feast  
A traditional Love Feast cake recipe