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Steadfast Love

By Pastor Phil Konz | Nov 17

I guess you could say I am stubborn about being stubborn. There are simply some aspects of my character I refuse to change. I dig in my heels and say that no matter what happens to me I am not going to change certain aspects of my character. I refuse to stop loving. I refuse…

Pioneer Post – November 2020

By Jim Jordan | Nov 17
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Our Heritage

By Pastor Phil Konz | Oct 06

We did not get to have the picnic, but we still had the birthday. In September, Pioneer Congregational Church turned 171 years old! On Oct. 31, Protestant Christianity will turn 503 if we consider the nailing of the 95 Theses on the Wittenberg Chapel door by Martin Luther in 1517 as the beginning of Protestant…

Pioneer Post – October 2020

By post@pioneerucc.org | Oct 06
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Aware of the Air

By Pastor Phil Konz | Aug 30

Lately I have been very aware of the air around me — scorching heat, then the smoke from the fires. Like so many other aspects of life, my awareness is triggered only when there is something that makes me uncomfortable. Otherwise, I am perfectly fine assuming that the air that I need will always be…

Pioneer Post – September 2020

By post@pioneerucc.org | Aug 30
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History In The Making

By Pastor Phil Konz | Aug 06

Like it or not we are making history. Are you writing it down? Will the next generation really understand what 2020 was like? Who knows what will seem important to others a couple of decades from now? This month, August 2020, my father would have been 100 years old. When I realized that, I began…

Pioneer Post – August 2020

By post@pioneerucc.org | Aug 06
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Better?

By Pastor Phil Konz | Jul 09

I recently had my regular eye exam. There is always that part where the technician has me looking into a machine while two different lenses are switched back and forth. “Which is better? Slide one or slide two?” This continues until both choices are so good I can’t tell the difference. When this starts out,…

Pioneer Post – July 2020

By post@pioneerucc.org | Jul 09
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