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Sermons by Jeff Pratt

The United States is Not a Christian Nation. It is a Gun Nation.

Welcome and Announcements Prelude – Jean Herrera Lighting the Peace Candle – Jen and Micheal Scripture – John 10:1-10 Call to Worship – Raleen and Luke Song – You Are Strong. You Are Holy. – Clackamas UCC Choir Offering Prayers of the People – Melanie and Jeff Sermon – America Is Not a Christian Nation. It Is a Gun Nation Benediction -…

God Weeps, Too: Justice, Love, and the Resurrected Life

Welcome and Announcements Lighting of the Peace Candle – Micheal All: We pray for peace, In our hearts, In our homes, In our nations, And in our worlds. Scripture: John 11 Call to Worship – Luke and Raleen Raleen: All are welcome in this place… Luke: We are a community that welcomes all people. Raleen: Gay or straight, cisgender or transgender. Luke:…

What to Remember. What to Forget.

Welcome and Announcements Prelude Music – Be Thou My Vision – Jean Herrera Lighting of the Peace Candle – Micheal All: We pray for peace, In our hearts, In our homes, In our nations, And in our worlds. Scripture: Isaiah 43 & 46 Call to Worship – Heather and Larry Passing of the Peace – Melanie Song: They Will Know – Debbie,…

Looking for the Wrong Sign

Welcome and Announcements Prelude Music – Jean Herrera Lighting of the Peace Candle – Micheal All: We pray for peace, In our hearts, In our homes, In our nations, And in our worlds. Scripture: Joel Call to Worship – Heather and Larry Passing of the Peace – Holly Lighting of the Advent Candle – Adam Children’s Sermon – Joel Song: Now Is…

Let’s Get Metaphysical

In today’s sermon, Jeff Pratt explores the cosmos that God so loves. Humans have had many different theories about the universe, from an earth centered universe to the Big Bang Theory, which Jeff calls the “Big Fizz.” Imagine the universe beginning more like the fizz of opening a soda can than like the bang of…

How to Increase Your Faith

Sometimes faith feels like a burden. Christianity has often positioned “faith” as believing in certain doctrines about God or Christianity that are just difficult to accept. Like the White Queen in Alice in Wonderland, faith is often seen as believing six impossible things before even eating breakfast. Like Alice, I often respond, “I can’t believe the impossible.” But just before the apostles…