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Sermons by Rev. Adam Ericksen

Hope and the Apocalypse

These times are tough. But together, we are tougher. Fires, pandemics, racism, corrupt politicians. Many are asking, “Is this the Apocalypse?” Maybe. But hope rises. “Because it’s Portland everyone is stepping up.” – Erika Beseda, Clackamas UCC member Prelude Adam: God be with you.  All: And also with you.  Welcome and Announcements – Adam Ericksen…

Jesus and Nonviolent Conflict Resolution

Today we will hear Jesus’ teachings on nonviolent conflict resolution. Could you use a little conflict resolution these days? We will also celebrate Communion, so we invite you to get a piece of bread and juice (or whatever you’d like). Everyone is welcome to participate in Communion. For example, if you are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Straight, Atheist, Agnostic, Pagan, Jewish,…

The Son of God Believes in You

Today we will hear a story where the disciples call Jesus the “Son of God.” This is not merely pious religious language. This is political. In the ancient Roman Empire, the Caesar was called the “Son of God.” It was a political statement of divine power. And that political statement led to oppression. The early…

The Politics of the Gospel

Sunday, August 2, 2020 The Politics of the Gospel      Prelude  Adam: God be with you. All: And also with you. Welcome and Announcements – Adam Ericksen Lighting of the Peace Candle – Amira Stanley and Adam  Adam: Our tradition at CUCC is to light a peace candle at the beginning of each worship service…

Jesus Proclaims Black Lives Matter

Do you know how so much of Christianity is based on excluding others who “don’t belong”? That’s not really Christian. Welcome to worship, everyone. You are loved. You belong.   Prelude   Adam: God be with you.  All: And also with you.   Welcome and Announcements – Adam Ericksen   Lighting of the Peace Candle – Amira Stanley and Adam  Adam: Our…