December 27, 2015 “Christmas I Year C” Rev. Anne BartlettSermons

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Christmas I Year C 27 December 2015                                                                             Colossians 3:12-17 Ashland UCC                                                                                      Luke 2:41-52 The Rev. Anne K. Bartlett   In the name of the Holy One who has come to us as one of us: Emmanuel!   I have to admit that I love the Sunday after Christmas Eve.  It reminds me of the morning …

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12/20/2015 “Advent IV Year C” by Rev. Anne BartlettSermons

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Advent IV Year C                                                                  Luke 1:39-45 20 December 2015                                                                 Canticle: The Magnificat Ashland UCC The Rev. Anne K. Bartlett   In the name of the Living God, who is and was and is almost here again. Amen.   Now on this last Sunday in Advent comes intimacy. Are you ready for it?  Can you bear …

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12/13/2015 “Advent III Year C” Rev. Anne BartlettSermons

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Advent III Year C 13 December 2015 Ashland UCC                                                                          Romans 15:4-13 The Rev. Anne K. Bartlett                                                      Matthew 3:1-12   In the name of the Living God, who was and is and is to come. Amen.   I have to admit, this is not my favorite sermon.  There’s a part of me that just wants …

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11/15/2015 “Choosing Love,” by Rev. Christina KukukSermons

by uccashland on December 8, 2015 with 0 comments

November 8, 2015 // (using Proper 26B texts) // First Congregational UCC, Ashland, OR // Rev. Christina G. Kukuk // Candidating Sermon “Choosing Love”: Ephesians 2:11-22; Ruth 1:1-22 Intro. As I told some of you yesterday, this was not a career option for women where I grew up. It surprised me earlier this year when …

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12/6/2015, “Advent II Year C,” by Rev. Anne BartlettSermons

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Advent II Year C                                                        Canticle of Zechariah 6 December 2015                                                       Luke 3:1-6 Ashland UCC The Rev. Anne K. Bartlett   In the name of the Holy One, who is and was and is to come.  Amen.   We can’t listen to that song or light our candle for peace this morning without talking about the …

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11/29/2015 “Advent I Year C” by Rev. Anne BartlettSermons

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Advent I  Year C                                                                     Jeremiah 33:14-16 29 November 2015                                                                 Luke 21:25-36 Ashland UCC The Rev. Anne K Bartlett   In the name of the Holy One, who is and was and is to come.  Amen.   I have to tell you right off the bat that this is a very disjointed sermon.  It’s more like …

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11/23/2015 “Glimpses of The Kingdom” by Rev. Anne BartlettSermons

by uccashland on November 23, 2015 with 0 comments

Christ the King Year B                                                          II Samuel 23:1-7 23 November 2015                                                                 John 18:33-37 Ashland UCC The Rev. Anne K. Bartlett   Glimpses of The Kingdom   In the name of the Holy One, who is and was and is to come.  Amen. I want to start with a story.  It’s a true story – …

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11/3/2015, “Like Sparks through the Stubble” by Rev. Anne BartlettSermons

by uccashland on November 3, 2015 with 0 comments

All Saints Sunday                                                                                           Psalm 146 1 November 2015                                                                                           Mark 12:28-34 Ashland UCC The Rev. Anne K. Bartlett   “Like Sparks through the Stubble”   Good morning, Church! Hello, all you saints! What a morning! It’s All Saints Sunday. And Communion Sunday.   And I have been told today is Reformation Sunday, which is something …

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