Rev. Christina Kukuk: “Promises Made, Promises Kept?” (Dec. 1, 2019)Sermons

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December, 2019 // Narr 2.13 Advent 1: Promise // Rev. Christina G. Kukuk // First Congregational UCC, Ashland, OR // “Promises Made, Promises Kept?” // Jeremiah 33:14-18; I Promise (children’s picture book) by David McPhail   Intro Promises, promises. What is a promise? [various responses: a commitment, your word, a pledge…. ] I appreciate Baby …

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Rev. Christina Kukuk: “Holy Troublemakers” (Nov 10, 2019)Sermons

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Nov. 10, 2019 // Narr 2.10 // Rev. Christina G. Kukuk // First Congregational UCC, Ashland, OR // “Holy Troublemakers” // I Kings 18:17-28; I Kings 18:29-39 Intro When the prophet Elijah abruptly appears in the story of our faith ancestors, it is to announce a drought. Elijah is one of the most storied of …

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Rev. Christina Kukuk: “Josiah and the Lost Words” (Nov 24, 2019)Sermons, Uncategorized

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Nov. 24, 2019 // Narr 2.12 // Rev. Christina G. Kukuk // First Congregational UCC, Ashland, OR // “Josiah and the Lost Words” // (II Kings 22:1-20);II Kings 23:1-3; “Let’s remake the world with words” by Gregory Orr Intro A little over a decade ago, when a new edition of a popular children’s dictionary[1] hit …

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Rev. Christina Kukuk: “Looking for Love: Kiss Me!” (Jul 7, 2019)Sermons, Uncategorized

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July 7, 2019 // Summer of Love Series: “Looking for Love: Oh God!” // Rev. Christina G. Kukuk // First Congregational UCC, Ashland, Oregon // “Kiss Me!”: Psalm 63 (Call to Worship); Song of Songs 3:1-4; “Twenty-One Love Poems: III” by Adrienne Rich from The Dream of a Common Language Intro: She came to see …

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Rev. Christina Kukuk: “With Fear … and Great Joy” (Apr. 21, 2019)Sermons

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April 21, 2019 // Narr 1 Easter // Rev. Christina G. Kukuk // First Congregational UCC, Ashland, OR // “With Fear… and Great Joy”: Matthew 28:1-10; “Descending Theology: The Resurrection” by Mary Karr, from Sinners Welcome [Intro] I feel like I should come clean. After these past six weeks of our Lenten discipline – of …

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Rev. Christina Kukuk: “Where Words Don’t Reach” (Mar. 17, 2019)Sermons

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March 17, 2019 // Narr 1.27 Lent II // Rev. Christina G. Kukuk // First Congregational UCC, Ashland, OR // “Where Words Don’t Reach”: Matthew 18:15-22; Matthew 18:23-35 [Content Warning: Human beings are the worst sometimes. Sermon no more violent than this week’s news, and yet… Also, spoilers ahead if you do not yet know …

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