Did you know that the first foods consumed on the moon were the communion elements from a church service?
Before his Apollo 11 mission, astronaut Buzz Aldrin wondered whether it might be possible to take communion on the moon. His pastor enthusiastically supported the idea, and arrangements were made.
In 1969, when Neil Armstrong and Aldrin descended to the lunar surface, Aldrin was carrying a special container. It held a bit of bread and tiny chalice of wine that he had brought from his Presbyterian church. Aldrin then read a prayer illustrating his trust that in exploring space, humankind was acting in God’s name. Afterward, he consumed the bread and wine.
Consider the wondrous works of God. (Job 37:14)
Guide me in exploring the mysteries of life and the world,