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 Family Events at Foothills

Check out the monthly Family Connection newsletter!

May 2017
April 2017

Built upon the concept of building a bridge between church and home, this newsletter is designed for families with children ages preschool through 8th grade. Spiritual growth is relationally driven. When church and parents work together in the life of a child or teenager, our potential to influence that child/teen increases dramatically.

In each issue of FamilyConnection, you will find an article highlighting a spiritual strategy for you to try at home. The KidsConnect section gives an overview of what your kids are learning on Sundays and ways to reinforce that learning at home. FamilyConnection includes information about ways your family can serve together—bringing faith to life!

What spiritual topics would you like to see in future issues of FamilyConnection? Send suggestions and ideas to carlaslater@foothillsumc.org.


​Special Events


Faith Academy Picnic and Auction
faith-academy-strip.jpgEach year, the Faith Academy wraps up a successful curriculum full of fun, learning and bonding with their silent auction and picnic. The theme of this year's event is Carnival! Pack a picnic, dress up and bring the whole family to celebrate the great good that being in a learning community of faith has done for all of the attendees and their parents. Everyone is welcome to attend this event and to bid on the many wonderfully cultivated baskets and goodies in the auction.
The event will take place in King Hall on Saturday, June 3 from 11 am - 2 pm.


Pure Sound Youth Choir at Foothills
pure-sound-strip.jpgThe Pure Sound youth choir out of Bethany, Texas is going on tour and making a stop in San Diego. Foothills is lucky enough to host this wonderfully talented group, who will be performing in the sanctuary on Wednesday, June 21 at 6 pm. This event is free to all who attend. Come support these wonderfully talented youths.


FX: Family Experience
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FX is a way for you to experience faith together as a family with a free lunch! Held on the ​second Sunday of the month from 11:45am-1:15pm, FX helps parents and children experience a different spiritual virtue each month. FX gives parents a “jumping off point” for intentional conversations with their kids during their week. FX is FUN for the whole family! Where else could you use items such as hula hoops, marshmallows, and ping pong balls to explore faith concepts in fun and active ways? Join us for an hour or so of free food, fun, friendships, and faith development!

If you have questions, contact Lisa Stewart, Children & Family Ministries Coordinator.


Family Camp 2017!
family-camp-2017-strip.jpgThe 2017 Family Camp weekend has been announced for Memorial Day weekend, May 27-29! Sign your family up now for a fun weekend in the sun and the mountains of Julian at Camp Cedar Glen. Take part in family games, a climbing wall, archery, swimming, variety shows, campfires and more. All of the fun will be in the theme 'come together.' The cost is $100 per person with scholarships available. Contact Carla Slater for more information and to sign up.

You can pay $25 to register, or the full $100 payment on our donate/pay page (children 2 years and under are free).


Family Mission Team 2017
Family-mission-strip.jpgFoothills is putting together a family mission team outing for this year. If you are interested in taking part, send an email to Pastor Jeanette.