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2.13.17 - Newsletter

2.13.17 - Newsletter
Foothills contributed 8 red wagons full of goods to the Good Neighbor Center on Souper Bowl Sunday!
Donations are accepted and needed every week. Please continue donating as you are able. 
Upcoming Recurring Events  
Regularly occurring events for faith and fellowship, head to the Foothills website for more info   
What An Act of Love 
Chris Buckel recollects seeing the film An Act of Love last year as with Rev. Schaefer in attendance.
Foothills will be providing this same experience on Friday, February 24 at 7 pm. 
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Doing Something 
Elaine Northcutt recollects her experiences at the Women's March
and Pastor Eric's weekly benediction call to do something.  
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An Act of Love Screening With Rev. Frank Schaefer 
The Reconciling Fellowship cordially invites you to a screening of the film An Act of Love... A compelling and award-winning documentary about the trial that rocked the United Methodist Church and the minister who risked it all for his gay son. The pastor behind the drama, Rev. Frank Schaefer, will be in attendance for this intimate evening, that will include a Q&A and a performance by our FUMY band.
The event is Friday, 2/24, beginning at 7 pm in the Sanctuary.
Maximizing Brain Health Workshop  
Maximizing Brain Health is a free 1-time workshop, taking place on Tuesday, March 7, at 10:00 am in King Hall run by Alzheimer's San Diego. Aging well means taking care of your brain, as well as the rest of your body. Learn the risk factors for dementia, and how to reduce your risk of cognitive decline through some simple lifestyle changes. Read more 
Office Closed Monday 2/20 
The Foothills offices will be closed on Monday, 2/20 in observance of President's Day. If you have a pastoral emergency, call the church voicemail for the pastor on call information. Business duties will resume 2/21.  
Scout Sunday 
Foothills is proud to sponsor Cub, Girl and Boy Scout troops 362. They are all very active and do incredible work in our community and towards raising youth into people of of character. On Sunday 2/26, we celebrate all of them and welcome them to our worship. They will be greeting you as you come into the sanctuary. 
Support Kairos Missionaries in their Next Retreat 
A Kairos retreat is coming on March 23-26 and cookies are needed March 12th & 19th. Please visit the Kairos page for all the details on how you can support this very important ministry. The mission of the Kairos Prison Ministry is to bring Christ's love and forgiveness to all incarcerated individuals, their families and those who work with them, as well as to assist in the transition of becoming a productive citizen.Cookies may be the a draw to the program, but participants find much more. Read More 
Bereavement Workshop 
On Saturday, 2/18 from 8:30 - 10:30 am in the Youth Center, Foothills is hosting, in conjunction with Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran, a free workshop on grief. Led by a trained and certified professional, participants will learn about the grieving process, coping skills and hope for the future. Read More 
UMW Dinner 2/21  
The United Methodist Women are back with a great dinner planned for Tuesday, 2/21 at 6 pm in King Hall. They welcome guest speaker Sharon McCart, who chairs the UMC's Disabilities Committee! Read More 
Ash Wednesday 
Easter is 4/16 and that means the 40 day season of Lent, beginning with Ash Wednesday is 3/1. There are two opportunities to be in solemn community, to begin the journey and to receive the Imposition of Ashes. First at an 8:30 am breakfast in King Hall and then at 7 pm with the service of ashes. Read More 
Discover All There is at Foothills 
Discover Foothills on 2/19 at 11:45 am in the Conference Room, is an opportunity for those that are new to the community to find out what the church stands for and what it does for the community. Hear directly from Pastors Eric and Jeanette over a free lunch all the potential that can be created when we join together in a positive and affirming mission. Read More 
A Call For Lenten Devotionals  
Please consider submitting a Lenten Devotional! These are daily prayers, anecdotes, and Bible verses that bring us closer to God during the time leading up to Easter. A typical devotion layout starts with a Bible verse then a story or anecdote and ends with a prayer. Send yours by email to Shandra Zawacki or leave your devotion in the church office before February 15.
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