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Past eNewsletter Feature Stories

eNewsletter Feature Story – Week of May 24 – May 30, 2020

Stay Tuned! …Don’t lose 'the signal'This week’s eNewsletter feature story is written by Jim Teague, FPCE communications coordinator. Chicago Sun-Times: Power outage at Willis Tower leaves building looking ‘disappointed,’ just like everyone else in 2020...

eNewsletter Feature Story – Week of May 17 – May 23, 2020

New Life – and Faith – in a PandemicThis week’s eNewsletter feature was written by Rev. Henry Coates, FPCE Associate Pastor.Dear friends, Jacob David Golbek Coates was born five minutes after midnight on the morning of April 27. The journey to his birth did not go as...

eNewsletter Feature Story – Week of May 10 – May 16, 2020

Prayer in a Time of Distress This week’s eNewsletter feature was written by Rev. Raymond Hylton, FPCE Senior Pastor.Dear friends, Like many of you, I’m sure, my inbox overflows with unsolicited tips for how to survive the many challenges posed by COVID-19. Tips for...

eNewsletter Feature Story – Week of May 3 – May 9, 2020

The Process of PurityThis week’s eNewsletter feature was written by Jim Teague, FPCE Communications Coordinator.Dear friends, My mom’s father, Granddaddy Hartsock, was an electrical engineer. He worked for a major aluminum manufacturer and traveled  – quite literally...

eNewsletter Feature Story – Week of April 26 – May 2, 2020

What is Known For Sure?This week’s eNewsletter feature was written by Julie Ruchniewicz, FPCE Parish Nurse.Dear friends, As we have been sheltering in place to keep ourselves, our loved ones and our communities safe, we may have found ourselves with a bit more time to...