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Past eNewsletter Feature Stories

eNewsletter Feature Story – Week of November 29 – December 5, 2020

Emotionally Unambivalent AdventThis week’s eNewsletter feature was written by Jim Teague, FPCE director of communications.Dear friends, Have you seen this year’s Coca-Cola Christmas commercial? If not, here’s a link to it on YouTube. Please note: I’m not taking sides...

eNewsletter Feature Story – Week of November 22 – November 28, 2020

Complex Times, Simple LessonsThis week’s eNewsletter feature was written by Julie Ruchniewicz, FPCE Parish Nurse.Dear friends, My daughter, Kelly, teaches fifth grade at a charter school in Chicago. Just like her colleagues across the country, she is educating her...

eNewsletter Feature Story – Week of November 15 – November 21, 2020

Grace Changes EverythingThis week’s eNewsletter feature was written by Rev. Ray Hylton, FPCE senior pastor.Dear friends, Even after reading through the Bible every year, for many years now, I continue to uncover nuggets of truth and insight through the Holy Spirit....

eNewsletter Feature Story – Week of November 8 – November 14, 2020

Joshua the ValiantThis week’s eNewsletter feature was written by Jim Teague, FPCE director of communications.Dear friends, Do you remember the comic strip Prince Valiant? Created in 1937 by Hal Foster (who had previously created the Tarzan comic), it continues to be...

eNewsletter Feature Story – Week of November 1 – November 7, 2020

Thanks for… ?This week’s eNewsletter feature was written by Rev. Amanda Golbek, FPCE minister of children and youth.Dear friends, I don’t know about you, but I am finding it hard to believe that we are just a few days away from November 1st. Time so often seems to...