Archive | May, 2018

Sitting Under Jonah’s Tree

Click the arrow to listen to the sermon by The Rev. Dr. Barbara W. ten Hove, Minister Emerita of Cedars UU Church: Sitting Under Jonah’s Tree
Texts: Jonah 3:1-5, 10; Jonah 4
Date: May 27, 2018
Rev. Dr. Dee Eisenhauer, pastor, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church

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Sitting under Jonah’s Tree – Redux

Sitting under Jonah’s Tree – Redux
A service by Barbara W. ten Hove
Sunday, May 27, 2018
Eagle Harbor Congregational Church
 
Call to Worship:
Leader: From the fragmented world of our everyday lives we gather together in search of wholeness.
Response: By many cares and preoccupations, by diverse and selfish aims are we separated from one another and divided within ourselves.
Leader: Yet we know that no branch is utterly severed from the Tree of Life that sustains us all. 
Response: We cherish our oneness with those around […]

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Prescribed Burn

Sermon: Prescribed Burn
Texts: Acts 2:1-21; John 15:26-27, 16:7, 12-15
Date: May 20, 2018 (Pentecost Sunday)
©Rev. Dee Eisenhauer, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church
 
It seems Jesus just couldn’t get it all done in a three year ministry in a single location.  No matter how brilliant the teaching, how astonishing the prophetic healing acts, the brief time Jesus Christ whom we call Messiah was on the world stage was not enough.  Jesus has been teaching the disciples that he is about to go away as […]

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Prescribed Burn

Click the arrow to listen to the sermon by Dee Eisenhauer: Prescribed Burn
Texts: Acts 2:1-21; John 15:26-27; John 16:7, 12-15
Date: May 20, 2018
Rev. Dr. Dee Eisenhauer, pastor, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church

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Joy and Sorrow

Jessica Star Rockers May 13, 2018 Sermon
“Joy and Sorrow”
Scripture: Isaiah 35 and Luke 10:1-9, 17-21
 
We Are Fragile Creatures. This is the first chapter in the Book of Joy, a book co-written by the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu, about how they have both become such joyful people in the midst of enormous personal and global suffering. Archbishop Tutu writes, “We are fragile creatures, and it is from weakness, not despite it, that we discover the possibility of true joy.”
 
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Joy and Sorrow

Click the arrow to listen to the sermon by Jessica Star Rockers: Joy and Sorrow
Texts: Isaiah 35 and Luke 10:1-9, 17-21
Date: May 13, 2018
Rev. Dr. Dee Eisenhauer, pastor, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church

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Acquainted with Grief

Sermon: Acquainted With Grief
Texts: Luke 19:41-42; John 11:28-38a; Mark 14:32-38
Date: May 6, 2018
©Rev. Dee Eisenhauer, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church
 
One of the Hebrew Scriptures often linked with Jesus is from (the King James Version of) Isaiah’s portrait of the Suffering Servant: “He was…a man of sorrows, acquainted with grief.” [Isaiah 53:3]  Acquainted with grief.  “Acquainted” in social situations goes beyond merely being able to recognize someone on the street (“Oh, look, there goes George Clooney!”); it means you know them personally, […]

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Acquainted with Grief

Click the arrow to listen to the sermon by Dee Eisenhauer: Acquainted With Grief
Texts: Luke 19:41-42; John 11:28-38a; Mark 14:32-38
Date: May 6, 2018
Rev. Dr. Dee Eisenhauer, pastor, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church

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All Music Sunday

Click the arrow to listen All Music Sunday: All Music Sunday
Poetry: Song of Solomon: The Bride and the Bridegroom (1) and from Ode, by Arthur O’Shaunessy
Date: April 29, 2018
Carol Estes, Music Sunday, Director, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church

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Anger, the Gunpowder of the Soul

Click the arrow to listen to the sermon by Dee Eisenhauer: Anger, the Gunpowder of the Soul
Text: Amos 5:7, 10-15, 21-24 (The Message); Matthew 23:25-34 (The Message); Matthew 16:21-23
Date: April 22, 2018
Rev. Dr. Dee Eisenhauer, pastor, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church

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