Archive | January, 2017

Not-So-Random Acts of Kindness

Sermon: Not-So-Random Acts of Kindness
Text: Micah 6:1-8
Date: January 29, 2017
©Rev. Dee Eisenhauer, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church
It’s a nightmare scenario: You are being sued, and called into court to defend yourself. You arrive in the courtroom, and instead of seeing the jury box full of ordinary Kitsap County citizens, the courtroom has expanded to an immensity capable of seating the hills and mountains as the jury. Mt. Ranier is the […]

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Reflections on the Womxn’s Marches, January 21, 2017

Women and men flocked by the tens of thousands to Womxn’s Marches on January 21, 2017. Most participants reported feeling powerfully uplifted by their experience. From Eagle Harbor Church alone, there were more than four dozen people participating in marches on Bainbridge Island, Seattle, Washington D.C. and Olympia. Those who attended worship on January 22 were still fizzing and popping with such energy that we had to bring the “Whoo!” into the pew or we might have burst. We want […]

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Let Freedom Sing

Click the arrow to listen to Dee Eiesenhauer’s sermon: Let Freedom Sing
Texts: Isaiah 49:1-7; Psalm 40:1-11; Matthew 26:26-30
Date: January 15, 2017
Rev. Dr. Dee Eisenhauer, pastor, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church

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Let Freedom Sing

Sermon: Let Freedom Sing
Texts: Isaiah 49:1-7; Psalm 40:1-11; Matthew 26:26-30
Date: January 15, 2017
©Rev. Dee Eisenhauer, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church, UCC
 
         After Jesus’ last Passover celebration, he and the disciples went out to the Mount of Olives, suspecting that the Empire’s hammer was about to drop.  Although it was a struggle, Jesus was preparing to “face the music”—a phrase that means “accepting the unpleasant consequences of one’s action.”  Some combination of raising a ruckus at the Temple, gathering what looked like […]

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Light

Click the arrow to listen to Dee Eiesenhauer’s sermon: Light
Texts: Isaiah 60:1-6, 17 and Matthew 3:13-17
Date: January 8, 2017
Rev. Dr. Dee Eisenhauer, pastor, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church

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Light

Sermon: Light
Texts: Isaiah 60:1-6, 17; Matthew 3:13-17
Date: January 8, 2017
©Rev. Dee Eisenhauer, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church
 
         Do any of you suffer from “S.A.D”?  That usually stands for “Seasonal Affective Disorder”—a condition in which some folk who are affected by the lack of light in darker winter months find themselves feeling depressed and sluggish.  You can buy special lights and lamps nowadays to give your body an extra dose of light. 
         The worship series we are beginning today suggests another […]

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All Things New

Click the arrow to listen to Dee Eiesenhauer’s sermon: All Things New
Texts: Ecclesiastes 3:1-13 and Revelation 21:1-6
Date: January 1, 2017
Rev. Dr. Dee Eisenhauer, pastor, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church

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All Things New

Sermon: All Things New
Texts: Ecclesiastes 3:1-13; Revelation 21:1-6
Date: January 1, 2017
©Rev. Dee Eisenhauer, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church
 
         Happy…Eighth Day of Christmas! 
         Oh, sure, the Western world thinks I should have said “Happy New Year!”  But you know that in terms of the Christian calendar, the Christian way of marking time, we had our New Year already.  Back on November 27 which was the first Sunday of Advent.  Spiritually speaking, we turn the page on the new year the day […]

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