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Pioneer Post – August 2018

By post@pioneerucc.org | Aug 04
Post-2018-August

Breaking Out Of the Zone

By Pastor Phil Konz | Jun 07

Breaking Out of the Zone The routines of the school year are dropped every summer.  New routines may be established for continuing education.  Even for those who are not controlled by school schedules summer is a time for changing up the routines with vacations and other outings. It is important for each of us to […]

Pioneer Post – June 2018

By post@pioneerucc.org | Jun 07
Post-2018-June

Family Times

By Pastor Phil Konz | May 08

We are entering the time of year when special events seem centered around families. Mothers’ Day, Fathers’ Day, graduations and family reunions are times when families come together. Hopefully the gathering is celebratory. Unfortunately, family gatherings are not always happy times.  If the family is defined by legalities and genetics only, there is a chance […]

Pioneer Post – May 2018

By post@pioneerucc.org | May 08

Enjoy the May 2018 Post and be sure to check out:
– How to celebrate Family Times
– Summer camp registration
– Save the date for dedicating our World Peace Garden

What can we do about the culture of hate?

By Pastor Phil Konz | Apr 15

The first thing we need to do is be sure we do not join it. Jesus talked about removing the plank from our eye before trying to remove the speck in someone else’s eye.  The deeper understanding of this proverb is that the plank and the speck are made from the same substance. In modern […]

April 2018 Pioneer Post

By post@pioneerucc.org | Apr 01

Enjoy the April 2018 Post and be sure to check out:
– The symbolism of hidden Easter eggs
– New members who joined last month
– Pastor Phil’s response to “What can we do about the culture of hate?”

Hidden Easter Eggs

By Pastor Phil Konz | Apr 01

Easter Egg Hunts are part of the traditions surrounding Easter that don’t make sense to me.  Rabbits don’t lay eggs or eat them.  So why an Easter bunny?  And why not just give them as gifts instead of hiding them? Like most traditions, hiding Easter eggs is symbolic, not logical.  Like most symbolic actions the […]

Why doesn’t God help all people who are suffering or in need?

By Pastor Phil Konz | Mar 16

There are people who are helping to alleviate suffering and to supply what is truly needed by others. We need to understand that the usual way to receive help is through other people. This does not take away from the divine nature of the help. We are called to be Christ’s hands and feet. We […]

The Supreme Being

By Pastor Phil Konz | Mar 04

The Ancient Alien The Absent Deity The Chess Master The Ultimate Source There are so many ways that we human beings have tried to identify and describe the Supreme Being.  Generally we ascribe a singularity to this Supreme Being.  We also attribute the origin of all that exists in the material world to this Being.  […]

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