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5.15.17 Newsletter

5.15.17 Newsletter
It was a Sundae Funday at Foothills last week. 
Upcoming Events  
Events for faith and fellowship, head to the Foothills website for more info   
The Nervous Anxiety of Change  
Susan Naslund provides some perspective on change
with stories from her childhood and the Methodist church.
Click here for the article
Aloha Pastor Eric   
June 11 will be Foothills' final Sunday with Pastor Eric, so we are having a grand celebration of his service and skills. There will be only one hour of worship at 10 am and it will be in the theme and season of Aloha that Eric brought to us each summer. Be with your Foothills family as we say aloha and a ton of mahalo to both Eric and Karen, who have given so much to this church. An opportunity to donate to a gift fund will be forthcoming. 
Refugee Health Kits 
Help care for refugees in mexico by donating simple toiletry items. Donations are being collected by our United Methodist Women until June 4. They will assemble them into kits and distribute them to refugees and immigrants who are struggling in the streets and shelters of Tijuana. Click here to see the list of items needed and what you can provide. 
Administrative Council, May 21  
Admin council is held quarterly for members and congregants to gather with the administrative arm of the church, hear progress reports on important matters and vote on the future direction of the church. The meeting will be held in King Hall on 5/21 at 6:30 pm and a complimentary dessert will be provided. All members of the church are encouraged to attend. 
Celebrating Our Graduates   
Send the names of your high school, college or other higher education graduate to Sue Ranck by June 7, so that we can lift their great accomplishments in church and pray for all they will do. Be sure and include their full name, the school they are graduating from and their degree. 
Pastor Transfers  
The United Methodist Church is transferring Pastor Eric to St. Andrew's By the Sea and placing a new pastor at Foothills, beginning July 1. Click here for the last emails about the transfer 
Gospel Hee Haw, with UMW 
You won't want to miss the 5/17 dinner meeting of the UMW in King Hall at 6:00 pm, as they welcome The Blue Grass Supper Club from Escondido, who will be performing "Gospel Hee Haw." Adults and youngsters sing and play in this wonderful genre-bending presentation. Reservations are required by May 12 and the cost to attend is $12. Read More 
Children's Summer Camp 2017 
The theme for this year's week long summer camp (Vacation Bible School) is 'Maker Fun Factory -- Created By God; Built For A Purpose!' The camp runs from Monday July 17 through Friday July 21, 9 am-12 pm. This program is for children age 4 through those finishing 5th grade (new age range this year!). It's only $40 and there is a special deal: bring a friend who has never been to Foothills' VBS before and you and the friend get to register for $20 each! Registration forms will be available April 16 at church. Online registration is open through this link. Contact Lisa Stewart for any questions or to register
FUMY (youth) Sunday! 
This year's youth Sunday falls on May 21. Be sure to be in worship on this wonderfully motivating and inventive Sunday morning. Hear the message from this year's graduating seniors, music from the youth praise band and a take on Foothills worship through the vision of the entire youth group. The youth will take over both hours of worship at 8:30 and 10:30 am.  
Youth Summer Camps at Cedar Glen  
The summer camps at Cedar Glen are at the very least a wonderfully-fun experience, but we often hear that they are transformative for the youth that attend. Camps are available for youth aged lower elementary up through senior high to get away for a week to a camp in Julian that has tons of activities and programs put together by the United Methodist Church to bring everyone closer together and closer in Christ. Read More 
Family Camp 
The 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
Worship at Foothills - Sundays, 8:30 & 10:30 am
The Faith Academy
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Family Connection
See the latest newsletter with all the opportunities for your family to get involved. 
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Pastoral Care
If you or a loved one are in need, contact us for prayer and care for you and yours. 
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