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Feeling the Feels

Click the arrow to listen to Dee Eisenhauer’s sermon: Feeling the Feels
Texts: Jeremiah 8:18-9:2 and 1 Corinthians 12:12-13, 26
Date: October 16, 2016
Rev. Dr. Dee Eisenhauer, pastor, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church

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Feeling the Feels

Sermon: Feeling the Feels
Texts: Jeremiah 8:18-9:2; 1 Corinthians 12:12-13, 26
Date: October 16, 2016
©Rev. Dee Eisenhauer, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church
 
    Remember when Creation was brand new, when Adam and Eve were still in the Garden of Eden?  There was that one day that they ate the apple, and their eyes were opened, and they had to quick quick make fig leaf clothes for themselves.  They dove for cover when they “heard the sound of the Lord God walking in the garden […]

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Seek the Welfare

Sermon: Seek the Welfare
Texts: Jeremiah 29:1, 4-7; Matthew 22:34-40; photos from 2016 sabbatical
Date: October 9, 2016
©Rev. Dee Eisenhauer, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church
 
 
            What you see here is a “living stump.”  Although most stumps we see are dead, this one—located in Oregon—is connected underground with the root systems of nearby living trees that are feeding it nutrients, keeping it alive, though greatly changed and reduced. 
            The Israelites exiled to Babylon in Jeremiah’s day had been cut off from their homeland.  It […]

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Seek the Welfare

Click the arrow to listen to Dee Eisenhauer’s sermon: Seek the Welfare
Texts: Jeremiah 29:1, 4-7; Matthew 22:34-40
Date: October 9, 2016
Rev. Dr. Dee Eisenhauer, pastor, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church

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Clampett Banquet

Sermon: Clampett Banquet
Texts: Isaiah 25:6-9; James 2:14-17; Matthew 22:1-10
Date: October 2, 2016
©Rev. Dee Eisenhauer, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church
 
         Any of you received an invitation to come to a party via an email service like E-vite or Paperless Post?  Such invitations are becoming more common, I think, than paper invitations that go out in the mail.  One of the features that you can choose if you are the one issuing the invitation is to show who all is invited, and who […]

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Clampett Banquet

Click the arrow to listen to Dee Eisenhauer’s sermon: Clampett Banquet
Texts: Isaiah 25:6-9; James 2:14-17; Matthew 22:1-106
Date: October 2, 2016
Rev. Dr. Dee Eisenhauer, pastor, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church

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In Which Bloody Indifference Goes to Worship

Sermon:  In Which Bloody Indifference Goes to Worship
Texts: Isaiah 1:12-17; Luke 16:19-31
Date: September 25, 2016
©Rev. Dee Eisenhauer, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church
 
         Attention, English Majors and drama fans!  Here’s a word association exercise for you.  I’ll say the phrase and you shout out a name of the play.  Ready?  Bloody hands….Answer: Macbeth (or, The Scottish Play). 
         In Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” the title character has, egged on by his ambitious wife, killed the King so that he might ascend to the throne.  […]

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Habit-Forming Sheep

Sermon: Habit-Forming Sheep
Texts: Amos 8:4-7; Matthew 25:31-46
Date: September 18, 2016
©Rev. Dee Eisenhauer, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church
 
         The parable of judgment in Matthew 25 reminds me of garden-variety nightmares of students.  You know the ones: when you (the student) show up for class–having had trouble getting there or locating the classroom–and then you find out to your chagrin that there is a big test you failed to prepare for.  “But I didn’t know there was going to be a test!”
         In […]

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Habit-Forming Sheep

Click the arrow to listen to Dee Eisenhauer’s sermon: Habit-Forming Sheep
Texts: Amos 8:4-7 and Matthew 25:31-46
Date: September 18, 2016
Rev. Dr. Dee Eisenhauer, pastor, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church

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Trying to Stay Awake in a Field of Poppies

Click the arrow to listen to Dee Eisenhauer’s sermon: Trying to Stay Awake in a Field of Poppies
Texts: Acts 20:7-12; Mark 14:37-38; Luke 9:28-32
Date: September 11, 2016
Rev. Dr. Dee Eisenhauer, pastor, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church

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