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Past eNewsletter Feature Stories

eNewsletter Feature Story – Week of August 9-August 15, 2020

Backpack Project – COVID-19-styleThis week’s eNewsletter featurewas written by Bev Bolsen & Dave Jones,FPCE Deacons.Dear friends, This year’s Back-to-School Backpack project is underway! You can almost smell the fresh erasers and pencil lead – if your take off...

eNewsletter Feature Story – Week of August 2-August 8, 2020

Finding Hope This week’s eNewsletter feature was written by Julie Ruchniewicz, FPCE Parish Nurse.Dear friends, By now, you have been inundated with messages on the virus: how many tested, how many deaths, possible vaccines, phases of reopening, and how this will...

eNewsletter Feature Story – Week of July 26-August 1, 2020

 Church Views on Colorblind This week’s eNewsletter feature story is written by Jim Teague, FPCE communications coordinator.Dear friends, There is a phrase in journalism called “burying the lede,” which means, essentially, to begin a story with details of secondary...

eNewsletter Feature Story – Week of July 19-July 25, 2020

Report from the Church Reopening Task Force This week’s eNewsletter featureis a report by the FPCE Church Reopening Task Force. Dear friends, At its May meeting, the Session voted to create a “Reopening of the Church” Task Force. As selected by Session, the Task Force...

eNewsletter Feature Story – Week of July 12-July 18, 2020

Saved! This week’s eNewsletter feature was written by Rev. Raymond Hylton, FPCE Senior Pastor.Dear friends, Can whales say thanks? I am serious. This is not a trick question. Do whales express gratitude? Let me explain my reasons for asking. In the middle of December...