Rev. Christina Kukuk, “God Says, ‘I’m Sorry’”, Sep. 9, 2018Sermons

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September 9, 2018 // Narrative Yr. 1 // First Congregational UCC Ashland, Oregon // Rev. Christina G. Kukuk // “God Says, ‘I’m Sorry’”: Genesis 6:5-22, 8:6-12; Genesis 9:8-17 Intro The God-Who-Is saw that humanity had become completely corrupt on the earth and that every thought of their hearts was corrupt, continually. God was sorry that …

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Rev. Christina Kukuk, “Into the City”, Aug 26, 2018Sermons

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August 26, 2018 // Narrative Yr. 4 Revelation Series 7 // First Congregational UCC Ashland, Oregon // Rev. Christina G. Kukuk // “Into the City”: Revelation 21:9-14, 22-27; 22:1-5; “New Jerusalem” by Tania Runyan Intro Maybe this has happened to you. When we moved from my first senior pastorate in a small town into Cleveland …

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Rev. Christina Kukuk, “The Women and Wall Street”, Aug 19, 2018Sermons

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August 19, 2018 // Narrative Yr. 4 Revelation Series 6 // First Congregational UCC Ashland, Oregon // Rev. Christina G. Kukuk // “The Women and Wall Street”: Revelation 12:1-6; 13-17; Revelation 17:1-6; 11-16 Intro [sounds of coins] The coins in John’s pocket at the time of his vision would have the heads of emperors on …

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Rev. Christina Kukuk, “Death and Dragons ”, Aug 12, 2018Sermons

by Linda Anderson on August 21, 2018 with 0 comments

  August 12, 2018 // Narrative Yr. 4 Revelation Series 5 // First Congregational UCC Ashland, Oregon // Rev. Christina G. Kukuk // “Death and Dragons”: Revelation 6:1-17; Revelation 8:1-6; also “The Fourth Horseman of the Apocalypse” and “En Route, Tikrit,” by Tania Runyan Intro We could not avoid it forever. In this summer sermon …

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Rev. Christina Kukuk, “Heaven Cannot Wait”, Aug 5, 2018Sermons

by Linda Anderson on August 10, 2018 with 0 comments

August 5, 2018 // Narrative Yr. 4 Revelation Series 4 // First Congregational UCC Ashland, Oregon // Rev. Christina G. Kukuk // “Heaven Cannot Wait”: Revelation 5:1-14; excerpt from The City Without a Church, by Henry Drummond Intro Yesterday, I finally got to see the documentary Won’t You Be My Neighbor? If you’ve seen it, …

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Rev. Christina G. Kukuk, “Authority Issues” (July 22, 2018)Sermons

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July 22, 2018 // Narrative Yr. 4 Revelation Series 3 // First Congregational UCC Ashland, Oregon // Rev. Christina G. Kukuk // “Authority Issues”: Revelation 2:26-29 and 4:1-8; “The Great Throne” by Tania Runyan Intro This week I broke a rule I have for myself: Don’t get into Facebook fights about bad theology on Thursday …

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Rev. Christina G. Kukuk, “The Church: Imagination Station” (July 8, 2018)Sermons

by Linda Anderson on July 10, 2018 with 0 comments

July 8, 2018 // Narrative Yr. 4 Revelation Series 2 // First Congregational UCC Ashland, Oregon // Rev. Christina G. Kukuk // “The Church: Imagination Station”: Revelation 1:9-20; Revelation 2:1-11 Intro On her head sits a crown. From that crown, seven sharp rays reach out, one for each of Earth’s continents. At her sandaled feet, …

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Rev. Christina Kukuk: The Beginning and the End (July 1, 2018)Sermons

by Linda Anderson on July 8, 2018 with 0 comments

July 1, 2018 // Narrative Yr. 4 Revelation Series // First Congregational UCC Ashland, Oregon // Rev. Christina G. Kukuk // “The Beginning and The End”: Revelation 1:1-8; “Things That Will Soon Take Place” by Tania Runyan Intro Back in 1987, the rock band R.E.M. released a stream of consciousness hit song. Adam played it …

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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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