Faithful Resilience

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Faithful Resilience | Article Index

There are 16 Articles in this Issue. Click a blue title to read the full article.
  1. MEET REV. LINDSAY BONA

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  2. VIDEO CONVERSATION WITH REV. ZINA JACQUE by Rev. Dr. Zina Jacque

    Summary: Watch as Pastor Zina shares stories of clergy coming together to promote community healing and hear her challenge for us to all foster "Robust Interdependence" instead of "Rugged...

  3. VIDEO CONVERSATION WITH REV. ERIC FISTLER by Rev. Eric C Fistler

    Summary: Watch as Pastor Eric discusses how First Congregational Church - Crystal Lake has stayed together during the pandemic and remained focused on serving the community.

  4. VIDEO CONVERSATION WITH FR. PAUL WHITE by Rev. Paul White

    Summary: Watch as Fr. Paul discusses the impact of partnerships with Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital and the efforts of his community to support the front line doctors and nurses.

  5. VIDEO CONVERSATION WITH REV. KRIS HEWITT by Rev. Dr. Kristopher Hewitt

    Summary: Watch as Pastor Kris discusses ways his community at Ivanhoe Congregational Church has found to worship together separately and to remain impactful to their community.

  6. A LIFE IN THE DAY OF A SCREENER by Suzanne Martinez

    Summary: Winter is setting in. It is 5:30 a.m., and Good Shepherd Hospital’s main entrance is reflecting back upon itself in the lobby’s large glass windows, with the darkness outside and the...

  7. WHAT MATTERS MOST IN THIS TIME? by Trey Sonnenberg

    Summary: Worshipping our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, we believe, is the pinnacle of all human existence. There is nothing more important, and nothing more like heaven, than when believers are...

  8. SUPPORTING ONE ANOTHER by Reverend Jenn Gracen

    Summary: As an interim minister, my role with congregations is to move with them through times of transition. When I came to serve the Tree of Life Unitarian Universalist Congregation in mid-2020,...

  9. A CHALLENGING AND REWARDING CALL by Reverend Catherine Erwin

    Summary: Ministry is a challenging but rewarding call in any time … but ministry during a pandemic has unexpected challenges, and hidden joys. I am Rev. Catherine Erwin, Minister at Faith...

  10. WE WERE IN IT TOGETHER by Scott Zaucha

    Summary: I came to St. Ann’s, Woodstock in the summer of 2018 after graduating from seminary. St. Ann’s is my first call as a priest, and I work half-time (my husband and I are foster parents to...

  11. COMMUNITY CHURCH FOX RIVER GROVE - ACTIVE AND WELCOMING by Reverend Karen Sersen

    Summary: Reverend Karen Sersen is the Lead Pastor of Community Church in Fox River Grove. Pastor Karen has been a bi vocational pastor for seven years, she is a wife, a mom, an on-call chaplain...

  12. CLERGY AND THEIR RESILIENCE by The Reverend Dr. Norval Brown

    Summary: I came to the Cary United Methodist Church in July of last year. While I was familiar with this congregation and had some friends here, the COVID-19 pandemic presented some challenges in...

  13. THANK YOU TO SHERMAN HOSPITAL! by Fr. Chris Kuhn

    Summary: I am a Catholic priest in the Elgin area and I wanted to say thank you to Advocate Sherman Hospital and to the Chaplains serving there. My bishop chose me and some other priests to do the...

  14. HELPING BREAK THE STIGMA OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CHALLENGES by Greg Alexander

    Summary: Just before COVID-19 became a thing, a group of individuals met to launch the Interfaith Mental Health Coalition (IMHC) of McHenry County. They proposed the following mission statement:...

  15. CREATIVE CONNECTIONS AT BETHANY LUTHERAN CHURCH by Maria Bruno

    Summary: While the pandemic has changed how we are able to connect at Bethany Lutheran Church, it has also challenged our congregation to grow in new ways and allowed us to continue to reach...

  16. COVID-19 RESOURCES by Public Affairs

    Summary: COVID-19 Resources from Advocate Aurora HealthVaccine SafetyExpandVaccine 10 FactsExpandPatients Need To KnowExpandVaccine ToolkitExpandVaccine FAQsExpand