Sermons

Every Sunday, we gather to hear a Word of Life, not only for ourselves, but for our world. Though not all of our preachers use a script, you can find some of our favorite sermons here.


Rev. Christina Kukuk: Still with You

2021-08-01

August 1, 2021 // Sabbatical Return // Congregational UCC, Ashland, OR // Rev. Christina Grace Kukuk // “Still with You” // Psalm 139:1-18, CEB >> Watch a Recorded Version on YouTube << Intro I brought a prop for us today. [Retrieve bottle of sand.] Today is my first day back in worship with you following »

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Rev. Christina Kukuk: Baptized into Belonging (Jan 10, 2010)

2021-01-10

January 10, 2021 // Epiphany II Year B // Rev. Christina G. Kukuk // Congregational United Church of Christ, Ashland, Oregon // “Baptized into Belonging”: Mark 1:1-11     Intro Into what have you been baptized? Our first reading this morning prompted us to ask that question. After the week we’ve had in this country, »

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Christina Kukuk Sermon: Kin to Sorrow 2 (October 25, 2020)

2020-10-25

October 25, 2020 / Kin to Sorrow: Reflections on Suffering with Job #2 // Rev. Christina G. Kukuk // Congregational UCC, Ashland, Oregon // “Telling it Like It Is”: Job 3:1-10 Intro. Last week, our scriptures introduced us to Job and his suffering. In two brief chapters of prologue, Job lost wealth, property, children, and »

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Christina Kukuk Sermon: “Kin to Sorrow 1” (October 18, 2020)

2020-10-18

October 18, 2020 / “Kin to Sorrow: Reflections on Suffering with Job” Series / Congregational UCC, Ashland, OR // Rev. Christina G. Kukuk // “Once Upon a Time: The Set-Up”: Job 1:1-22; Intro That year, it just seemed to be one thing after another. That year, my friend[1] out in Minnesota could not get a »

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Grant Helbley Sermon: “Hagar Wept ” (June 21, 2020)

Grant Helbley
2020-06-21

Hagar Wept Sermon by Grant Helbley Presented to Ashland UCC on 6/21/20 Father’s Day Readings:  Gen 21: 1-2, 6-10, 14-16, 19-21 NRSV Sermon: Our story today, on Father’s day 2020 is about Hagar and her son Ishamael. Father’s day perhaps more than any other observed holiday is complex for many of us. No role is »

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