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Foothills News for 11.2.15

Foothills News for 11.2.15
November 2, 2015
 
The Spotlight
The youth choir of St. Nicolai in Einbeck, Germany provided a stellar concert to members of Foothills and the community on Friday, October 23. Their voices filled the sanctuary with traditional German hymns. The finished the performance with some great choral renditions of popular hits about California, as a tribute to the many Foothills families that served as hosts for the three days they were in our city. You can see some of their performance on our facebook page.

  
An Update From Our Fiji Missionaries
The Neal's are doing God's work in Fiji on behalf of the UMC.
Hear directly from them in this letter.
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Campus Happenings: October Edition
Major work has been completed and our board of
trustees lets us know what is in need now.
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What's Happening at Foothills
Everyone Matters  
The Everyone Matters Committee was formed to assist members in caring for one another. If your church family has missed seeing you in worship for several weeks, you may receive a postcard from the committee checking in to see how you are. Perhaps you've been traveling, been ill or you've simply forgotten to fill out the attendance sheet in the bulletin. Whatever it may be, at Foothills Everyone Matters.
UMW Thanksgiving Brunch 
Be with the United Methodist Women on Saturday, November 21 at 9:30 am for brunch. Begin the season of gratitude with the right spirit in this fellowship. Special guest Karen Smith will present "The Sum of our Parts" along side a great catered meal. Read More
Foothills Folks Thanksgiving Gratitude 
The Foothills Folks are having their annual 'Thanksgiving Gratitude' celebration on November 11 at 11:45 am in the Youth Center. Bring a potluck item to complete the Thanksgiving trimmings and Foothills will bring the turkey. Entertainment will be provided by the Retired Teacher's Choir. Read More
USS Midway Stockings for Soldiers
Help the United Methodist Men support the USS Midway Museum Christmas Stocking Project for deploying service members. Click here for details on what to put into the stockings and when to bring them in. Stocking flyers and information will also be available on the patio between services during the month of November. 
Women at the Well in November   
On Monday, November 9 at 5:30 pm, the Women at the Well will gather with speaker and writer Melissa Maimone to explore how God has created us to find contentment, joy, and hope that is truly, wonderfully, unshakably, unsinkable! Make your reservations now for this great fellowship and dinner evening. Read More
MomsConnect on November 4 
Dinner and Speaker, Julia Holliday, a Personal Leadership Coach, will lead us in a Dream Board Activity. Enjoy dinner for $5 and childcare is free. MomsConnect is a spiritual and support group for moms on the journey of "momhood." Read More
Get Ready For Succulent Sunday
On Sunday, Nov. 15 following each worship service on the sanctuary patio. As part of the Earthcare group's mission to promote being good stewards of God's creation, there will be free succulents for to take home for low water use landscaping. Thank you to our garden angels who generously donate their succulent cuttings.
The Next Brewing Faith is 11/4  
Brewing Faith is an opportunity to have a relaxed and informal discussion on all matters of faith with Pastor Eric Smith and other members of the Foothills faith community. The next meeting is on November 4th at 6:30 pm at the Hooley's in Grossmont Center.
Craft Faire at Foothills November 2 and 3  
King Hall will be packed with the sights, sounds and smells of the holidays during the annual Faith Academy Craft Faire. Come shop through inventive, cute and handy arts and crafts made by local artisans from 9 am until 5 pm on these two days. Read More
An Alternative Christmas at Foothills  
On the morning of November 8, you have the opportunity to purchase gifts that will then directly impact communities and individuals around the world who are in need. Check off some names on your holiday shopping list while also doing some good with an alternative style of Christmas. Read More
Voted the best preschool in La Mesa by the La Mesa Courier and growing rapidly. Keep up with all that's going on at our school with the latest newsletter.
If you, a friend, or a loved one are receiving care for an injury or ailment, please notify the church so that we may pray and care for you and yours.
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