15303 SE Webster Rd., Milwaukie, OR 97267
PO Box 2562, Clackamas, OR 97015
(503) 654-0741
info@c-ucc.org

Welcome to Clackamas UCC!

Our worship services are held every Sunday at 10:30 am Pacific Time right here on the homepage of our website (refresh your device at 10:30), or on our Facebook page, or YouTube channel. All are welcome at CUCC!

Sunday, May 9, 2021
Jesus Choses Everyone

Sunday, May 9th, we will celebrate the new commandment that Jesus gives us on John 15:9-17, that the only thing that matters is that we love one another. We will explore this message in light of the story of radical inclusion in Acts 10. Who is included? Everyone.

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Print Bulletin

Prelude – Jean Herrera
  
 Adam: God be with you.  
 All: And also with you.
  
 Welcome and Announcements – Adam Ericksen
  
 Lighting of the Peace Candle – Raleen, Larry  
 Raleen: Our tradition at CUCC is to light a peace candle at the beginning of each worship service to center ourselves around the Peace of God. 
 Larry: I invite you to join us in lighting the peace candle as Abbie lights the candle…
 Judy: We pray for peace
 in our hearts,
 in our homes,
 in our communities,
 in our nations,
 and in our worlds.
  
 Scripture Readings
 John 15:9-17
 Acts 10:44-48
  
 Call to Worship – Raleen, Larry, and Judy
 Raleen: Please join us in the call to worship…
 Raleen: The spirit of God calls us from many places; some of us come from busy homes with many people some of us live alone. We are a part of the family.
  Larry: This week has been different for each of us; some of us have had happy news we want to celebrate some of us have faced grief and need to cry. We are members of God’s family.
   Judy: Yet we all come to this same place; all of us seeking God’s presence in our lives all of us seeking God’s presence with each other. Together we become God’s family. Amen.
  
 Children’s Moment - Adam
  
 Passing of the Peace – Judy and Raleen
   Raleen: Friends, although we are physically separated as we practice social distance, in reality we are all connected. And so we come to the point in our service where we pass the peace with one another. I invite you to open your palms up like this and imagine yourself connected to everyone watching this livestream as we pass the peace to one another.
 Judy: Beloved of God, may the peace of Christ be with you.
 All: And also with you.
  
 Song: De Colores – Rhonda, Maren, Debbie, Dave, and Jeff
  
 Invitation to the Offering Adam Ericksen
  
 Prayers of the People – Adam
 (After each prayer, Adam will say, “God in your love” and you are invited to respond with “hear our prayers.”)
  
 Community Prayer and Lord’s Prayer – Raleen, Larry, and Judy
  
 Our God,
 Who art in Heaven,
 Hallowed be thy name.
 Thy kingdom come,
 Thy will be done,
 on earth as it is in Heaven.
 Give us this day our daily bread,
 and forgive us our debts, 
 as we forgive our debtors. 
 And lead us not into temptation, 
 but deliver us from evil. 
 For Thine is the kingdom, 
 and the power, and the glory,
 forever and ever. Amen.
  
 Sermon – Jesus Choses Everyone
  
 Unison Benediction – 
 May God bless you and keep you.
 May God’s face shine upon you and be gracious unto you.
 May God look upon you with kindness and bring you peace.
 This day and forever more. Amen
 -Numbers 6:24-26 
Join us for Coffee Hour after today’s service! Zoom link
https://zoom.us/j/7771597953?pwd=bHdFVXY2bnRIZnFmc0dYZkc3elJpdz09


Clackamas UCC is a Just Peace congregation. We are open and affirming of our LGBTQ siblings and believe God calls us to love all of our neighbors, including those who are black, brown, white, rich, poor, religious, atheist, documented, and undocumented.

Do not get lost in a sea of despair. Be hopeful, be optimistic. Our struggle is not the struggle of a day, a week, a month, or a year, it is the struggle of a lifetime. Never, ever be afraid to make some noise and get in good trouble, necessary trouble.” Rep. John Lewis

Notice – Due to Covid-19 concerns, we have moved to online Sunday morning worship. Please join us Sundays at 10:30 a.m. on our Facebook page, or right here on our website for live stream worship services. We also have online bible study, prayer group, and anti-racism events throughout the week. Stay up-to-date on how we can stay connected during this time by joining our email list below.

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