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November 2017 Pioneer Post

By post@pioneerucc.org | Nov 05

Enjoy the November 2017 Post and be sure to check out:
– How to get your Songs of the Season tickets
– Our newest Pioneer members
– Pastor Phil’s response to What does the Bible have to say about tattoos?

Thanksgiving, Hopefulness and Faith

By Pastor Phil Konz | Nov 05

This is the time of year when preachers spout platitudes. Many phrases about gratitude and thankfulness are superficial and trite, and are used too often. To some the platitudes of […]

Pioneer’s Support of Wind Youth Services

By Pioneer Congregational | Oct 30

The Community Service Committee of the Outreach Board has committed to in depth support of Wind Youth Services. Wind Youth Services is Sacramento County’s only program serving homeless youth. Their […]

Do we control our future or do we follow God’s plan?

By Pastor Phil Konz | Oct 16

Neither. I realize that is not a helpful answer when we are trying to make decisions. However, many factors beyond our control have an effect on our future. We cannot […]

500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation

By Pastor Phil Konz | Oct 01

The event that is marking this anniversary is the nailing of 95 Theses on the Chapel door at Wittenberg (Germany) University on October 31, 1517 by Dr. Martin Luther.  That […]

October 2017 Pioneer Post

By post@pioneerucc.org | Oct 01

Enjoy the October 2017 Post and be sure to check out:
– UCC’s Donate Responsibly Campaign
– How Dr. Martin Luther started the Protestant Reformation
– Pastor Phil’s response to Do we control our future or do we follow God’s plan?

What Can We Do When Our Leaders Let Us Down?

By Pastor Phil Konz | Sep 16

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 […]

Forming Faith

By Pastor Phil Konz | Sep 03

On Wednesday nights starting September 6th, I invite you to join me at Pioneer Church to engage in faith formation. I am quite deliberately calling it faith formation, not Bible […]

September 2017 Pioneer Post

By post@pioneerucc.org | Sep 03

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?’

What is the Meaning of Communion for Me Personally?

By Pastor Phil Konz | Aug 16

Holy Communion fulfills the acknowledged needs for belonging and community.  It does this on a deeper spiritual level that goes beyond the community gathered in one place.  In Holy Communion […]