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Foothills News for 9.28.15

Foothills News for 9.28.15
September 28, 2015
 
The Spotlight
California state senator Joel Anderson and his office took notice of the good work that Foothills United Methodist church did through their contributions to El Nido. The El Nido apartment complex is a transitional living situation for women who have escaped abusive situations and found themselves with nothing. Foothills came together throughout August to donate furnishings and comforts to fill an entire apartment for a mother and her 4 children. The certificate, accepted by coordinator Steven Topham on behalf of Foothills, is in recognition of "outstanding community service." A special thank you to everyone who helped make this possible.

  
An Update on El Nido
Steven Topham recently attended a meeting on the El Nido
domestic abuse shelter apartments that Foothills sponsors.
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What's Happening at Foothills
Moms Connect Resumes October 7      
Do you need a time out?" is the title of the MomsConnect presentation on October 7, at 6:00 p.m. in the Youth Center. Speaker Mimi Breaux is a retired RN who will share some simple, practical tips for dealing with the everyday stresses of modern life, working full time and being a mom. Read More
Foothills Folks Oktoberfest/Halloween  
The next Foothills Folks will be a fusion of Oktoberfest and Halloween. Brats and Saurkraut with peppers and onions on the side will be served. Then we will be entertained by fiddler duo Willow and Alex. Come out for this great and energetic pot-luck luncheon. Read More
Brewing Faith at Hooley's Grossmont 10/7 
Brewing Faith is an opportunity to have a conversation on questions of faith with pastor Eric in a casual environment. The group will meet at 6:30 pm on the patio at the Hooley's Irish Pub in Grossmont Center.
Reiki Light Touch Energy Healing at Foothills
Reiki master and Foothills member Kathy Cueva will be hosting an appointment-only clinic here at Foothills on Sunday, October 18 at 1 pm, to treat participants with the ancient healing power of Reiki. The healing art form is used to treat all maladies, practiced by many and utilized in our local hospitals by Kathy herself. Contact Kathy
It's Time For Another Rummage Sale     
The rummage sale is one of Foothills' most profitable fundraisers and the next one begins with collection October 4, then come on back on 10/8 to shop for some new treasures! This is a fantastic opportunity for our church to raise funds and also provide outreach to the nearby community. Read More
Your Spiritual Gifts: God's Vision     
SDSU Professor Dr. Larry Beck offers again his four-session class on spiritual gifts beginning Tues., 10/6 at 6:30 pm. This class uses scientifically-proven tools to help participants identify their unique, God-given gifts and abilities. Then, students learn how to utilize these gifts in service to God and the church. Read More and Register
Women at the Well Returns     
Women at the Well is back October 12 after a summer break with acclaimed speaker, Arlene Pellicane who will address "If Life is a Party, Why Wasn't I Invited?" Learn how to enjoy the abundant life promised by Jesus every single day. Doors open at 5:30 and a delicious meal is served at 6 pm. Read More
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Bake Cookies for the Next Kairos Retreat   
The Foothills Kairos missionaries will be heading to RJ Donovan prison to share the Word and the hope of God with the inmates there. There are many ways to be a part of the mission, chief among them being the baking of cookies which are a strong invitational element of the retreat. Cookies needed on 10/25. Read More
A New Series of FX: Family eXperience  
FX is a new way to experience faith together and is focused on families with children in preschool through 8th grade. On 10/4 at 11:45 am, our theme will be "individuality." We'll share a meal, play games and encourage discussions that guide us towards the unique way God made each one of us. Read More
German Choir Performance, Needs Housing 
On October 23 at 7 pm, Foothills is pleased to present a visiting youth choir from Einbeck Germany in concert in the Sanctuary. Everyone is invited to enjoy this special event. We are also in need of hosts for the youth and their families while they are in San Diego. If you can provide a place for them, contact Carol Paton
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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