One of the most dangerous things in the world is Christian Supremacy. Today at worship, Pastor Adam will preach that Christian Supremacy is anti-Christian. Christians, especially white Christians, need to repent of Christian Supremacy. Only then can we actually follow Jesus.
The Christian Case Against Christian Supremacy Sunday, June 28, 2020 Prelude – Be Thou My Vision, arrainged by David Nevue, played by Jean Herrera Adam: God be with you. All: And also with you. Welcome and Announcements – Adam Ericksen Lighting of the Peace Candle – Ellery and David Palanuk and Adam Adam: 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. Amira will lead us in the liturgy as Reed and Willow light the candle… Ellery: I invite you to join us in lighting the peace candle… All: We pray for peace in our hearts, in our homes, in our community, in our nation, and in our world. Scripture Readings – Adam Matthew 10:40-42 *Call to Worship – David and Ellery Davie: Please join us in the call to worship… Ellery: Jesus says, “Whoever welcomes you welcomes me.” All: May we welcome one another to this space. David: You are welcome here if you are gay or straight. All: You are welcome here if you are black or brown or white. Ellery: You are welcome here if you are agnostic, atheist, Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, Pagan, or Christian. All: Because in welcoming one another, we welcome the Spirit of Love. Amen. Children’s Moment Song – Holy Now – written by Peter Mayer, sung by Rhonda, Debbie, Dave, and Jeff *Passing of the Peace –Ellery and David Ellery: 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. David: Beloved of God, may the peace of Christ be with you. All: And also with you. 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 – David and Ellery Our God, Who art in Heaven, Hallowed by 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 – The Christian Case Against Christian Supremacy *Unison Benediction – Ellery and David We invite you to join us in our 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