Welcome to Pioneer Congregational United Church of Christ

You will quickly discover that the Pioneer community is truly a family, rich in the relationships that matter most. Growing together, we worship, we serve, we laugh, we cry, we learn, and we reach out to our world with life-transforming truth. We reach out to you, as well. Our doors are open. Our hearts are open too. If you’ve been thinking, praying, searching and hoping for a place to belong, we say again…WELCOME!

"No matter who, no matter what, no matter where you are on the journey of life, you’re welcome in this place.”

Join Us for 10AM Sunday Service

All are welcome!

2700 L Street
Sacramento, CA 95816

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Commemorative Bricks Now Available

Help us pave the way to peace around Pioneer Church’s Community Peace Pole

Personalized historic bricks are now available for memorials, graduations, births, special birthdays, milestones, christenings, anniversaries and reunions. They will be installed to surround our World Peace Pole creating our Commemorative Peace Garden.


Sun 24

Sunday Worship Service

September 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Wed 27

Choir Rehearsal

September 27 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Oct 01

Social Justice Committee Meeting

October 1 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Oct 07

Women’s Breakfast

October 7 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Oct 21

Men’s Breakfast

October 21 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am


2017-08-27 Controlling Nature or Surviving It?

We often wonder where God is in times of natural disasters. Sometimes we just need to learn how to survive in nature rather than expect God to change it. Check out this episode!

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2017-08-20 Inspiring Compassion

The hungry need not die unless we think so. Check out this episode!

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2017-08-06 The Price of Purity

Some things need to be pure to be safe. Human beings are not in that category. An insistence on purity can destroy our humanity. Check out this episode!

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2017-08-06 A House of Prayer for All People

Unfortunately, it takes a devastating tragedy for us to look again at one another and see our common humanity. The peace pole tradition that started in Hiroshima Peace Garden testifies to that. Check out this episode!

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The Meek Shall Inherit the Earth (07-30-2017)

Spiritual transformation should free us to fulfill our human potential not force us to conform to rigid institutional expectations.

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Set the Prisoners Free (07-23-2017)

Imagery is a good way to express a truth.  Sometimes, however, we look at an image from the wrong perspective.  The keys to the kingdom of heaven are for setting people free no locking them out of the gates of heaven. Check out this episode!

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What Is Human? (07-17-2017)

What does it mean to be human? Check out this episode!

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Accepting Criticism (07-09-2017)

Sometimes the things we should do are not the things that society thinks should be done. Check out this episode!

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Our Independence (07-02-2017)

Pastor Phil is on vaction this week but he has left us some words to meditate upon. Check out this episode!

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What can we do when our leaders let us down?

By Pastor Phil Konz | Sep 16, 2017

What comes to mind immediately is the Bible verse “Don’t put your trust in princes.” (Psalm 146:3) To me that verse reminds us that we are all human. Having wealth and power does not change that humanity which will never […]



September 2017 Pioneer Post

Enjoy the September 2017 Post and be sure to check out:
– How to join the response to Hurricane Harvey
– How the concept of faith includes a vision of what human relationships could be
– Pastor Phil’s response to ‘What can we do when our leaders let us down?’

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Street parking is available around the church. The nearest parking facility is Sutter Community Parking Garage, 2701 and N street, and persons who come to Pioneer church’s Sunday service can use this facility for free. Please do not park in spaces designated for others. Upper levels are preferable for you to park.


Spaces For Rent

Because of our big building, we can provide office, meeting, rehearsal, and worship spaces for non profit organizations.

If you are interested, please call the church office (916)443-3727 or send us an email connect@pioneerucc.org Of course, you can reach us through Facebook message too.



You can setup monthly automatic donations, make a one-time special or designated gift towards a specific ministry. Your generosity will help Pioneer to reach out to those in need.

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