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Our Place

Sermon: Our Place
Texts: Psalm 23 (CEV); 1 Peter 2:4-5a, 9-10
Date: July 21, 2019
©Rev. Dee Eisenhauer, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church
 
           It’s just a place on the planet—but for me a sacred place, a holy place, a place where God dwells.  Church camp.  John’s song (“Place on the Planet”) is about the place that most significantly holds my heart, N-Sid-Sen—our Pacific Northwest Conference camp and conference center on the shores of Lake Couer d’Alene.  N-Sid-Sen’s name comes from a Couer d’Alene tribe […]

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The Honor of Being with the Dying

EHCC – Sermon by Gerri Harrington on July 14, 2019
Scripture: Psalm 147:1-3
 
It’s a beautiful thing to see the spirit in others. It’s wonderful to be part of it. Such a humble honor…
 
As many of you know, I have been a nurse for a very long time.  Sometimes YOUR nurse.  There have been many advances in the medical field over the last 40 years, and of course more to come.  Our bodies are complex, and healing not only involves our physical […]

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Bob’s Story

June 23, 2019
Scripture: Psalm 13 and Luke 5:17-26
Sermon: Bob’s Story
Guest Sermonizer: Bob Agamalian
Bob’s Story
Last Sunday we heard how Pastor Eisenhauer experienced God’s presence in the places she has traveled to. My story about experiencing God’s presence is different. I had turned away from the Church for many years. I had to reach the lowest point in my life before I again felt God’s presence.
I have worked in IT for the past 26 years. I have been a Technical Project Manager […]

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Home Sweet Home

Sermon: Home Sweet Home
Texts: Ezekiel 20:5-6; Isaiah 65:21-22; Proverbs 3:27-33
Date: June 30, 2019
©Rev. Dee Eisenhauer, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church
1.Where in the world is God? God is at home.  “Home” is a rich, round word, instantly evocative, as complex as a fine wine.  Just as a fine wine is made of earth and sky and human creativity and time, home is a composite of place and people and history and promise and experience.  I am blessed to have more than one […]

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Where in the World is God?

Sermon: Where in the World is God?
Texts: Genesis 28:1-17; Exodus 25:8; Psalm 19:1-4; 1 Corinthians 6:19
Date: June 16, 2019
©Rev. Dee Eisenhauer, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church
1. Where in the world is God? That’s the question we’re going to be exploring during these summer months. I have the pleasure of trying to set the stage for our series with some of my experiences and some pictures we have taken over the years. A grand and perfectly lovely view like this one (at […]

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Paraclete, My Sufficient Other

Sermon: Paraclete, My Sufficient Other
Texts: Acts 2:1-21; John 14:8-17, 25-27
Date: June 9, 2019
©Rev. Dee Eisenhauer, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church
One of the Washington Post headlines grabbed me this week: “He asked the FBI to analyze ‘Bigfoot’ hair 40 years ago and never heard back. Until now.”[1] Of course I had to read the story! It was about a Sasquatch enthusiast named Peter Byrne who thought he had glimpsed Bigfoot (the […]

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Hunger Has a Cure

Sermon: Hunger Has a Cure
Texts: Zechariah 11:15-17; John 5:1-9; Psalm 103:1-6
Date: May 26, 2019 (BFW Offering of Letters)
©Rev. Dee Eisenhauer, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church
A few weeks ago we met Jesus on the beach and listened in as he rehabilitated Peter as a disciple, giving him a new role as a leader who is like a shepherd, caring tenderly for the flock. Remember? “Peter, do you love me?…Feed my […]

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Rising to Our Destiny

Sermon: Rising to our Destiny
Texts: Acts 9:26-43; Revelation 7:9-17
Date: May 12, 2019
©Rev. Dee Eisenhauer, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church
“Destiny.” Is that a word you find yourself using much? Besides those occasions when you are discussing our neighbors to the south, Tacoma, the City of Destiny, that is. When we lived in Tacoma—a perfectly pleasant city except for the occasional “aroma of Tacoma” from the pulp mill—we were mildly […]

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Rehabilitated

Sermon: Rehabilitated
Text: John 21:1-19
Date: May 5, 2019
©Rev. Dee Eisenhauer, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church
Whenever I read that bit of this rich story about Peter jumping out of the boat when the stranger on the beach is recognized as the Lord, I find myself wondering, “Which side of the boat did he jump out of?” Did he jump out on the shore side, so eager to be the first one […]

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So We Proclaim, So We Believe

Sermon: So We Proclaim, So We Believe
Texts: 1 Corinthians 15:1-11; Mark 16:1-8
Date: April 21, 2019 (Easter Sunday)
©Rev. Dee Eisenhauer, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church
 
    Christ is Risen!  Christ is Risen, indeed!
    That’s one of the oldest and simplest liturgies in the long Christian tradition.  It’s a proclamation which we received, to use Paul’s language, and which we hand on to succeeding generations.  We hand it on, as Paul says, “as of first importance.”  It’s no trivial proclamation.  It’s at the heart […]

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