Here [is the third of] five practical suggestions that will help Communion become a more powerful medium for communicating God’s saving work and our appropriation of it. . . . 3. Use a single loaf and cup. Communion is also a symbol of the church, which is Christ’s body. . . . We are one, one with him and one with each other. Why not communicate this symbolically as well as verbally?
-Robert Webber, Worship Is a Verb: Celebrating God’s Mighty Deeds of Salvation, Second Edition (Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, 1996), 98.