Steady Growth Ramps Up Planned Renovations at Flanagan Community Church

Flanagan Community Church is wrapping up a months-long renovation project to its storefront property in Flanagan, Illinois. The project came just five months after a successful launch on January 29 of this year. After reinforcing ceiling joists, tearing out rotted wood flooring, and installing lots and lots of drywall, the congregation has just put the [...]

November 16th, 2017|

First-ever Young Adult Fort Wayne conference to focus on unity in Christ

Young Adults Fort Wayne, in conjunction with Highland Gospel Community, is gearing up for its first-ever young adult conference this fall. Slated for November 3–4, the United as One conference will equip young people ages 18 – 35 to walk in unity with others in Christ. “If you look at our cultural climate right now,” [...]

October 26th, 2017|

Church plant in Auburn set to launch mid fall

The city of Auburn is gearing up for some major expansion—with what some are calling the largest development in DeKalb County—and FEC is launching a church on the front end of this growth. According to David Martin, former spiritual formation pastor at Pine Hills Church, “even if every church in Auburn were filled, there would [...]

September 28th, 2017|

One page, one team, one family

In the weeks following FEC’s annual convention at Grace Church Morton, our nation has been rocked with strife. Looking at the headlines each day is like staring at a giant exclamation point for the need for the forgiveness, healing, reconciliation, and restoration we discussed. Now more than ever, we are called to stand united and [...]

September 21st, 2017|

Hurricane Harvey Relief

As you’ve watched the tragedy unfold in South Texas and Louisiana in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, you’ve no doubt wondered how you can help. World Relief has responded to natural disasters all across the world. But there are also moments when disaster strikes at home, leaving communities in the U.S. uniquely vulnerable, and the [...]

September 8th, 2017|

Meet the Team

  The Prayer I Never Prayed “FEC is an answer to a prayer I didn’t pray.” So says Nate Zimmerman, FEC’s administrative director, a position he’s held since 2015. Born and raised in FEC at Brookside Church in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Nate graduated from Taylor University and immediately entered the family business. “I enjoyed working [...]

July 27th, 2017|

FEC Creates Groundbreaking Approach to Theological Training

The Fellowship of Evangelical Churches is thrilled to unveil a new Certificate of Theology program, a first-of-its kind, proactive approach to pastoral education and credentialing. Several months in the making, this new certificate brings the best of top seminary courses to FEC pastors and leaders at a comfortable pace—and at a fraction of the cost [...]

July 6th, 2017|

Welcome to the team, Lauren!

  Fulfilling the desire to impact the next generation by serving local churches “FEC is exactly the type of organization I hoped to be a part of someday,” says Lauren Voss, FEC’s new administrative assistant. Raised in the small town of Auburn in the heart of northeast Indiana, Lauren attended Indiana Wesleyan University, where she [...]

June 22nd, 2017|

Finding Healing, Redemption, and Healing

Convention speaker Nick Stumbo offers a message of hope to people trapped by addictive behavior Meet Nick Stumbo, featured speaker at FEC’s upcoming “Freedom” convention and author of the book Setting Us Free. In this inspiring book, Nick describes his journey from addiction to redemption—thanks to help he received from Pure Desire Ministries, where he [...]

June 15th, 2017|

New FEC headquarters slated to increase visibility, accessibility, and training opportunities

The Fellowship of Evangelical Churches is moving its headquarters to a new and more convenient location in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Here, Rocky Rocholl, FEC president, answers questions about the upcoming move and shares how you can be a part of it.   Q: Why do we need to relocate the FEC offices? RR: Years ago, [...]

June 8th, 2017|