Now emeritus, Pontiers return to Iowa from Alberta

Rev. Ralph Pontier began his ministry in sunny Florida, moved to northwest Iowa, and then much farther north and west to Alberta. After his emeritation, he and Lois moved back to Iowa, but this time to Pella, in the southcentral part of the state. A 1976 graduate of Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, Rev. Pontier … Continue reading Now emeritus, Pontiers return to Iowa from Alberta


Christmas Rest

Tomorrow is Christmas! How does thinking about that make you feel? Excited as a child who just can’t wait? Calm as a queen who has everything under control? Or as panicky as an arachnophobic in a cellar full of spiders? Are you making your list and checking it twice? If you’re like me, you’re making … Continue reading Christmas Rest