Archive | February, 2020

Shekinah

Sermon: Shekinah
Texts: Exodus 24:12-18; Matthew 17:1-9
Date: February 23, 2020
©Rev. Dee Eisenhauer, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church
 
          Visions are more poetry than prose, so let me share a few lines of a poem by Jim Perkinson musing on the activity of the Holy Spirit on the day of Pentecost.  They were not written about the Transfiguration, but they still fit:
“this is the day of broken sky
this is the space of conflagration-breath
speaking border-trespass
this is the feathered swoop of heaven
on the wing of now…”

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Your Right Eye

Sermon: Your Right Eye
Texts: Sirach 15:15-20; Matthew 5:21-30
Date: February 16, 2020
©Rev. Dee Eisenhauer, Eagle Harbor Congregational Church
 
          Has Jesus gotten everyone’s attention sufficiently with his vivid advice about what to do with your right eye and right hand if these parts of your flesh cause you to sin?  That eye: Tear it out!  That hand: Cut it off!  Friends, I think you would agree with me that this is no week to become a biblical literalist. 
          Actually, even conservative […]

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Your Right Eye

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Text: Sirach 15:15-20; Matthew 5:21-30
Date: February 16, 2020

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Light of the World

Light of the World
Scripture: Matthew 5:13-20
Guest Sermonizer: Elyse Fairweather, M. Div.
February 9, 2020
 
A couple months ago, I had a patient who quite possibly did far more for those of us who were caring for him, than any of us did for him. This was a young man in his mid-twenties who needed a heart transplant. What’s amazing is that he didn’t know he had any heart problems at all until he arrived at the hospital for shortness of breath and […]

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Light of the World

Click the arrow to listen to guest sermonizer Elyse Fairweather’s sermon: Light of the World

Text: Matthew 5:13-20
Date: February 9, 2020

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Seeing God

Click the arrow to listen to guest pastor Rev. Jessica Star Rocker’s sermon: Seeing God

Texts: Micah 6:1-8; Psalm 15; Matthew 5:1-12
Date: February 2, 2020

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Seeing God

Seeing God
Scripture: Micah 6:1-8; Psalm 15; Matthew 5:1-12
Guest Preacher: Rev. Jessica Star Rockers
February 2, 2020
What am I to do?
I ask myself this a lot these days. In large and small ways. When I am at a restaurant, trying to order a meal that is a sustainable choice for our planet. What am I to do? When I am home, patiently washing plastic and checking the number on the package, to see if it recycles, what am I to do? When […]

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