Cheryl Unruh

Love's Pure Light on the High Plains

CHURCH with SNOW2 copyChristmastime, for many of us, this time of year conjures-up childhood memories of decorating the tree, opening presents or staying up late - waiting for Santa. For commentator Cheryl Unruh, one cherished memory involves a Christmas Eve program, held at a small church on the plains of central Kansas.

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Commentator Cheryl Unruh is the author of the book Flyover People: Life on the Ground in a Rectangular State. (So, if you like this commentary, just think how much you'll enjoy the book!) Cheryl also writes a weekly column for the Emporia Gazette. 

Discover more of her writing - and lots better pictures than we have here - on Cheryl's website:

Pictured at Top: Creative representation of the Bergthal Mennonite Church in Pawnee Rock, Kan., used for illustrative purposes only. It's actually an image of a Christmas card, taken from the private collection of J. Schafer.


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