Prepare bread trays.
Place sufficient number of small hosts or breads for communicants on bread trays.
Cover bread trays with a lid or a white cloth or napkin (paper or cloth).
The bread trays may be left uncovered according to the preference of the chaplain.
Position of communion trays and bread trays.
Center the prepared communion trays in front of the cross/crucifix in the center of the altar.
The bread trays are placed on each side of the communion trays. Center a bread tray
between the stack of cup trays and each side of the altar. (If more than two bread trays
are used, ensure the arrangement of all bread trays is appropriate and balanced.)
Other items to be placed on altar.
Place candlestick assemblies on the rear corners of the altar, one at each corner.
Center the cross, along rear edge of the altar, between the candlestick assemblies.
Place the two collection plates along or near the front corners of the altar (the side nearest
to the congregation).
PART B SET UP A GARRISON CHAPEL FOR COMMON CUP COMMUNION SERVICES
As discussed earlier, the Common Cup Method is used by liturgical Protestant faith groups. Figure 3-
3 shows the layout for the altar and credence table. Follow the steps on the next page as you prepare
the altar and credence table for the common cup method: