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Articles of Faith

Each week in our Foothills Focus newsletter, there is usually at least one article contributed by a congregant, lay or staff member or a special guest. To find articles by a specific author, use our website's search function.


Music at Foothills UMC

Music at Foothills UMC

The second in a series of articles relating to four key areas in which we connect with God and each other through our membership at Foothills UMC. Recognizing we have one of the best music programs in East San Diego County.


Volunteers are Priceless!

Volunteers are Priceless!

As the Bethlehem Food Pantry looks ahead to a post-COVID future, we are finding ourselves in need of more people to help us carry out our mission to rescue food to pass along to our friends (both humans and pets). Here are some opportunities to serve:


Art From Abundance at GSMC

Art From Abundance at GSMC

Foothills member and GSMC council representative Shandra Zawacki has donated some incredible art works representing the feeding of the 5,000 in the GSMC fellowship hall.


Souper Bowl 2021

Souper Bowl 2021

The All-Star team of Foothills gets direction from the coaches of the food pantry on how to stay a winning team in the coming season.


Connect - Pastoral Care

Connect - Pastoral Care

Focus #1 of the 4 points of Connect that we will look at throughout 2021.


Common Ground Support in 2020

Common Ground Support in 2020

New Common Ground chair person, Mike Eulitt, lets us know what support for our local elementary school families will need to look like during this troubling year.


Interfaith Shelter Network in 2021

Interfaith Shelter Network in 2021

Carolyn Wietzel has been awarded by and very active in the Interfaith Shelter Network of San Diego. She updates as as they navigate this exceptionally difficult year.


The Straw that Broke the Camel's Back

The Straw that Broke the Camel's Back

Within a year that seems to be just getting by moment to moment, the seemingly benign act of rearranging the supermarket shelves can lead to an emergence of carefully hidden panics.


Many Served at the Shepherd's Closet

Many Served at the Shepherd's Closet

Every Saturday morning, three ministries of giving operate out of our GSMC. The Shepherd's Closet provides good clothing in a safe manner to men, women and children during these trying times.


Throw in the Towel, Or Wrap it Around Your Waist

Throw in the Towel, Or Wrap it Around Your Waist

It can be frustrating to not be able to worship in our sanctuary and sing songs of praise together. Susan Naslund offers an alternative to that church experience, that we can all take part in now.