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Past eNewsletter Feature Stories

eNewsletter Feature Story – Week of June 16 – June 22, 2019

Grappling With Unfairness This week’s eNewsletter feature storyis written by Julie Ruchniewicz,FPCE parish nurse. Dear friends, Life is unfair. As children, most of us were taught to share, wait our turn and, of course, don’t take what doesn’t belong to us. However,...

eNewsletter Feature Story – Week of June 9 – June 15, 2019

The Powers of PlaceThis week’s eNewsletter feature story is written by Jim Teague, FPCE communications coordinatorDear friends, My son attends college “back east” in Pittsburgh (even though my friends from Boston think Pittsburgh is in the Midwest). Multiple times a...

eNewsletter Feature Story – Week of June 2 – June 8, 2019

How Does Our Spirit Grow?This week’s eNewsletter feature story is written by Rev. Raymond Hylton, FPCE senior pastor.Dear friends, Isn’t it fascinating how certain events get imprinted on the brain’s hippocampus, clear as a photograph, never to be forgotten? In my...

eNewsletter Feature Story – Week of May 26 – June 1, 2019

One LoveThis week’s eNewsletter feature story is written by Rev. Raymond Hylton, FPCE senior pastor.Dear friends, Pastor Lee Eclov of the Village Church of Lincolnshire tells a humorous story about the fundamental silliness of religious partisanship: There was once a...

eNewsletter Feature Story – Week of May 19 – May 25, 2019

Boundless Power to ShareThis week’s eNewsletter feature story is written by Rev. Henry Coates, FPCE associate pastor.Dear friends, I have the privilege this week to share a message with you all from Ephesians 3:20-21. Ephesians 3:14-21 is quite possibly my favorite...