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Foothills News for 3.7.16

Foothills News for 3.7.16
Your Foothills news for
March 7, 2016
Foothills is super proud of its confirmation class, learning about faith and the United Methodist church
Thank God it's Thursday   
An update from the UMC Fiji missionaries, the Neals,
as they see fruits of their long labors begin to emerge.
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What Are You Giving Up for Lent?   
John Parsons, with Common Ground, talks about a different
approach to the sacrifices we traditionally make for 40 days.
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The Season of Lent is here and with it, the path to the cross and the miracle of Jesus' resurrection.
Wednesdays until 3/16: Dinner and discussion in King Hall at 6 pm
Saturdays until 3/26: Men's breakfast group in the conference room at 7 am
Sunday 3/20: Palm Sunday and the beginning of Holy Week
Thursday 3/24: Maundy Thursday concert and service at 7 pm
Friday 3/25: Good Friday open sanctuary meditation 12 pm - 3 pm
Sunday 3/27: Easter with an egg hunt between services!
Foothills Folks meet in the Youth Center on 3/9 at 11:45 am to enjoy ukulele music from Lee Tipps and a delicious meal of corned beef. Be there to help guide the group with ideas for the coming year. Read More 
Be a part of the largest missionary group in the UMC with the United Methodist Women at their brunch on 3/15 at 9:30 am. Guest speaker Spencer Topham, director of district young adult ministries, will speak to the group. Read More 
Foothills is very happy to announce Val Sachs (Miss Val) as the interim children's choir director! Practices start weekly on 3/2 and their first performance will be 3 weeks later on Palm Sunday, so sign up now. Sign up here 
Family Camp is coming this summer and to help raise funds for scholarships and camp costs, Foothills is hosting a pancake breakfast after services on Sunday, March 13! Bring your appetite and a few dollars to donate. 
Wednesday, 3/16 from 4-6pm help distribute food into boxes for over 100 families in our Common Ground schools. At 5:30pm all the food boxes will be ready to put in vans and cars that will deliver them to the schools the next morning Read More
Meals on Wheels of East County is hosting its annual fundraiser tea and lunch on 4/2 at 2 pm. Foothills has hosted routes in Spring Valley and El Cajon for 23 years and our many faithful volunteers will be honored. Support them 
Women at the Well returns 3/14 with a great dinner fellowship and speaker. Sandee Strobel will present "Drawing Closer to the Heart of God." Read more and make your reservations soon.
 
The Foothills Faith Academy
Read the newsletter from one of the best preschools in town.
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Are you in need of pastoral care?
If you or a loved one are in need, please contact us so that we may pray and care for you and yours.
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Family Connection at Foothills
See the latest Family Connection newsletter with all of the opportunities and events available for your family to get involved.
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Worship at Foothills - Sundays, 8:30 & 10:30 am

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