Sep 10, 2017: “Words Can Do That” by Rev. Christina G KukukSermons

by Linda Anderson on September 14, 2017 with 0 comments

Sept. 10, 2017 // Narrative Yr. 4.1 // First Congregational United Church of Christ, Ashland, Oregon // Rev. Christina G. Kukuk // “Words Can Do That”; Genesis 1-19; Genesis 1:20-2:3   Intro “Let us remake the world with words…” For the past two weeks, we called one another to worship with a poem by Gregory …

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Aug 20, 2017: The Good Book? Series, “The View from 9,000 feet” by Rev. Christina G. KukukSermons

by Linda Anderson on August 24, 2017 with 0 comments

August 20, 2017 // The Good Book? Series // First Congregational United Church of Christ, Ashland, Oregon // Rev. Christina G. Kukuk // “The View from 9,000 Feet”; Genesis 7:6-24; Genesis 8:13-22, 9:8-15 Intro When I reached the top of Atalaya Mountain two weeks ago, my first thought surprised me. Perhaps you’ve had a similar …

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July 16, 2017: “Teach Us To Pray: Making Concession” by Rev. Christina G. KukukSermons

by Linda Anderson on August 18, 2017 with 0 comments

July 16, 2017/ Summer NL Lord’s Prayer 5// First Congregational United Church of Christ, Ashland, Oregon // Rev. Christina G. Kukuk // “Teach Us To Pray: Making Concession”; Psalm 103:8-13; Luke 11:1-13; Mark Berry version of Lord’s Prayer Intro Among the books in which I can lose myself for hours is PostSecret: Confessions on Life, …

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July 9, 2017: “Teach Us To Pray: Mundane Need” by Rev. Christina G. KukukSermons

by Linda Anderson on July 9, 2017 with 0 comments

July 9, 2017/ Summer NL Lord’s Prayer 4// First Congregational United Church of Christ, Ashland, Oregon // Rev. Christina G. Kukuk // “Teach Us To Pray: Mundane Need”: “Give Us Today Our Daily Bread” by Michael Joseph Brown, Sojourner’s Bulletin; Luke 11:1-13; Sarah Dylan Breuer version of Lord’s Prayer   Intro In the 1965 film …

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June 25, 2017: “Teach Us To Pray: First Person Plural” by Rev. Christina G. KukukSermons

by Linda Anderson on June 25, 2017 with 0 comments

June 25, 2017/ Summer NL Lord’s Prayer 3// First Congregational United Church of Christ, Ashland, Oregon // Rev. Christina G. Kukuk // “Teach Us To Pray: First Person Plural”: excerpt from She Who Is, by Elizabeth Johnson; Luke 11:1-13; Boston College IREPM version of Lord’s Prayer Intro Last summer, as we rode together the spiritual …

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June 18, 2017: “Teach Us To Pray: Against the Disorder of the World” by Rev. Christina G. KukukSermons

by Linda Anderson on June 18, 2017 with 0 comments

June 18, 2017/ Summer NL Lord’s Prayer 2// First Congregational United Church of Christ, Ashland, Oregon // Rev. Christina G. Kukuk // “Teach Us To Pray: Against the Disorder of the World”: “Kingdom of God,” by Frederick Buechner; Luke 11:1-13; New Zealand Prayer Book version of the Lord’s Prayer   Intro I’m not sure what …

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June 11, 2017: “Teach Us To Pray: A Child’s Prayer” by Rev. Christina G. KukukSermons

by Linda Anderson on June 11, 2017 with 0 comments

June 11, 2017/ Summer NL Lord’s Prayer 1// First Congregational United Church of Christ, Ashland, Oregon // Rev. Christina G. Kukuk // “Teach Us to Pray: A Child’s Prayer”: excerpts from “Controversy” by Prince; Luke 11:1-13 [“Lord’s Prayer” Parker Palmer version] Intro To this day, I believe, on a hilltop near the Northeastern edge of …

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April 9, 2017, “Passion Parade: We Walk This Way” by Rev. Christina G. KukukSermons

by Linda Anderson on April 15, 2017 with 0 comments

April 9, 2017/ Palm Sunday: Narrative // First Congregational United Church of Christ, Ashland, Oregon // Rev. Christina G. Kukuk // “Passion Parade: We Walk This Way”: Luke 19:28-40; Luke 19:37-44   Intro This is a week for all the feels. This is a week of high emotion. You may have heard it called Holy …

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Apr 2, 2017: “Postures of Prayer” by Rev. Paula Anema SohlSermons

by Linda Anderson on April 3, 2017 with 0 comments

Paula Anema Sohl 2 April 2017 Luke 18:1-14, Hildegard of Bingen Postures of Prayer (Demonstrate 3 postures of prayer—pounding fists in air, arms up in orans posture, arms crossed and pounding chest; invite congregation to join—and use postures throughout when appropriate.) Jesus’ parables from today’s reading describe three distinct experiences of prayer, inviting us to wonder, what …

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Marh 26, 2017: “Crossing Chasms” by Rev. Christina G. KukukSermons

by Linda Anderson on March 26, 2017 with 0 comments

March 26, 2017/ Lent 4: Narrative // First Congregational United Church of Christ, Ashland, Oregon // Rev. Christina G. Kukuk // “Crossing Chasms”: excerpts “Staying Awake Through a Great Revolution” by MLK Jr.; Luke 16:19-31 Intro We knew a Lazarus, in one of my previous churches. Only our Lazarus grew up in a Hungarian family …

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