Rev. Christina Kukuk: “Time’s Up: The Lost Art of Contrition” (Oct. 21, 2018)Sermons

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October 21, 2018 // Narrative Yr. 1.7 // First Congregational UCC Ashland, Oregon // Rev. Christina G. Kukuk // “Time’s Up: The Lost Art of Contrition” // II Samuel 11-12; Psalm 51:1-10   [Content Warning: on the reading and on the sermon – not graphic, but uncomfortable]   Intro Perhaps you’ve seen her in movies …

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Rev. Christina Kukuk: “We’ve Come This Far” (Oct. 14, 2018 — Pride Sunday)Sermons

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October 14, 2018 // Narrative Yr. 1.5 // First Congregational UCC Ashland, Oregon // Rev. Christina G. Kukuk // “We’ve Come This Far” // Joshua 25:1-15, and more; “Sounds” by Suzzy and Maggie Roche   Intro They say, the sounds we make, echo through space forever… Twenty years ago, I was a sophomore in college …

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Rev. Christina Kukuk, “She is More Right Than I”, Sep. 23, 2018Sermons

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September 23, 2018 // Narrative Yr. 1.3 // First Congregational UCC Ashland, Oregon // Rev. Christina G. Kukuk // “She Is More Right Than I”: Genesis 38 Intro Some weeks, the only cure for our social malaise may be a good Monty Python song. One of our favorites comes from a scene in The Meaning …

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Rev. Christina Kukuk, “By Stages”, Sep. 16, 2018Sermons

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September 16, 2018 // Narrative Yr. 1.2 // First Congregational UCC Ashland, Oregon // Rev. Christina G. Kukuk // “By Stages”: Genesis 12:1-9; “Lot & Abram” dialogue by Spill the Beans Intro When I was 10, the most sacred place for me was about 15 feet off the ground, where I could perch on a …

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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

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  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

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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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