Rev. Christina Kukuk: A Child Crossed a River, July 2018Newsletter Columns, UCC Blog

by Linda Anderson on July 3, 2018 with 0 comments

A Child Crossed a River I want to open this edition with the words of Rev. Dr. David Vasquez-Levy: A child crossed a river, against the law, as his mother sought desperately to protect his life.  On the other side, Pharoah’s daughter saw the child, heard his cry, and was moved to act.  She enacted …

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Feb 19, 2017: “Saving Sin” by Rev. Christina Kukuk

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February 19, 2017 // Narr 27 // Epiph 7 // First Congregational UCC, Ashland, OR // Rev. Christina Grace Kukuk // “Saving Sin” // “My Sin” a poem by M. L. Liebler; Luke 7:36-50 Intro Catherine[1] had a pattern. Usually, when she called me to schedule an appointment, she was drunk. Those calls came during …

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Jan 28, 2018: “Born from Above: Redefining Human Possibilities” by Rev. Paula Anema SohlSermons

by Linda Anderson on February 3, 2018 with 0 comments

Paula Anema Sohl 28 January 2018 Born from Above: Redefining Human Possibilities John 3:1-21; Poems by Hadewijch   Do these babies make you think the stork might have brought them? and that they have been “born from above?” (3 dolls in pride flag stork slings hang from ceiling) Well, we teach Our Whole Lives sexuality …

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Dec. 31, 2017: “Endings and Beginninngs” by Rev. Christina KukukSermons

by Linda Anderson on January 4, 2018 with 0 comments

Dec. 31, 2017 // Narrative Yr. 4.17 Christmas 1 // First Congregational United Church of Christ, Ashland, Oregon // Rev. Christina G. Kukuk // “Endings and Beginnings”: excerpt from “The Wasteland” by T. S. Eliot; John 1:19-34   I. We gather here this morning on the threshold of a new year. If we were Scottish, …

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