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Packing Light

Sermon: Packing Light
Texts: Galatians 6:6-10; Luke 10:1-11, 16-20
Date: October 13, 2019
©Rev. Dee Eisenhauer, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church
 
          Fellow travelers, how are you at packing your bags?  I had a good long visit with a friend of mine recently who was preparing to be away from home for a month.  She was going to be visiting a variety of places that would probably have different kinds of weather during a time when the season was shifting from summer to fall.  She […]

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Follow the Vagabond

Sermon: Follow the Vagabond
Texts: 1 Kings 19:15-16, 19-21; Luke 9:51-62
Date: October 6, 2019
©Rev. Dee Eisenhauer, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church
Those were the days when the Jesus movement was literally a movement, a leader and disciples on the move. Jesus was an itinerant, a vagabond, a nomad. He was coming near to the people with the good news that the Kingdom of God was drawing near—both a message and a demonstration. […]

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My Name is Legion

Sermon: My Name is Legion
Text: Luke 8:26-39
Date: September 29, 2019
©Rev. Dee Eisenhauer, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church
 
The story of Jesus, the Gerasene demoniac, the pigs, and the terrified townspeople is exceedingly strange, don’t you think?  I wasn’t going to say anything–but one of my most scholarly commentaries puts it right out there, saying that calling it “a strange story” is quite an understatement. “For the basic miracle-story has in this instance been enshrouded with elements of the fantastic and the grotesque.”

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Where the Light Gets In

Sermon: Where the Light Gets In
Text: Luke 7:36-8:3
Date: September 22, 2019
©Rev. Dee Eisenhauer, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church
Ever have one of those moments of insight into your own character that are startling and not necessarily welcome? I did at camp this summer, and I have been turning it over in my mind ever since. Some of my camp pals and I were joking around about something, I really can’t […]

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The Heart’s Going Out

Sermon: The Heart’s Going Out
Texts: 1 Kings 17:17-24; Luke 7:11-17
Date: September 15, 2019
©Rev. Dee Eisenhauer, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church
A procession of death is passing through town, heading for the graveyard outside the city gates. The body being carried by the pall bearers is of a young man, dead too soon. His widowed mother leads the procession of mourners. It’s her only son on the bier; […]

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Not Worthy?

Sermon: Not Worthy?
Texts: 1 Kings 8:22-23, 41-43; Luke 7:1-10
Date: September 8, 2019
©Rev. Dee Eisenhauer, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church
 
          Jacob is the name of a sagacious baker in a little story book I have.  One chapter is titled “When I can’t find my ignorance I have lost my wisdom.”  (That title is a chewy proverb all by itself!) A student was waiting outside Jacob’s door one rainy day to ask him this question: “Jacob, what are the limits of a man?”  […]

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Ask the Frequently Unasked Question

Sermon: Ask the Frequently Unasked Question
Texts: Jeremiah 2:4-13; Psalm 81:1, 10-16
Date: September 1, 2019
©Rev. Dee Eisenhauer, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church
 
Prick up your ears, aging Boomers and former Hippies and surviving Beatniks! Who among you remembers “The Age of Aquarius?”  I’m talking about the song that was in the Broadway musical “Hair,” the song that was a smash hit when recorded by the Fifth Dimension in 1969.  Do you remember? Sing it with me! “When the moon is in the Seventh […]

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The Wonders around Us

The Wonders around Us
August 25, 2019
Guest Sermonizer: Dave Beemer
Scripture Isaiah 44:2-8 and Psalm 62:5-8
Good morning! As most of you know, Becky and I sold our house, packed up our stuff, and moved to Salt Lake City last summer to spend a year exploring and experiencing life in and around Utah. When I celebrated my 50th birthday several years ago, I opened the lid of my bucket list to visit as many National Parks as possible in my remaining years on […]

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To Love Another Person Is to See the Face of God

To Love Another Person Is to See the Face of God
Testimony by Jeff Laveson; introduction by Alice Tawresey
Scripture: Psalm 23
August 11, 2019
 
Introduction to Jeff Laveson’s Sermon August 11, 2019
One of the principles I live by is this:  If it moves, love it.
So, that goes for dogs, grandkids, our son, our daughters, choir member, Dee, Jennifer, All of you congregation members—not necessarily in that order!
To quote John at verse 7, “Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God […]

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Feed My Sheep and Iona of My Heart

Testimony by Jeanne Powell and Dave Powell
Scripture: Psalm 19:1-14 and John 9:1-11
July 28, 2019
 
Good Morning!!
Dave and I are grateful for this opportunity to share with you some of our spiritual journey.     We have come to know so few of you in our short time at Eagle Harbor church; it’s been about 9 months now.
We hope that if we tell you something of our journey, we will get to know each other a little better.
What a great question, where in the […]

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