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.
Serving 90 families before the pandemic, to an all time high of 376 and now to a stable 255, the food pantry at GSMC has come a long way with the help of many volunteers.
The Shepherd’s Closet joins the Bethlehem Food Pantry as we emerge from Covid restrictions.
Our pipe organ is impressive, massive and full of beautiful sound. Get the full scoop on how it ended up perfectly complementing our beautiful sanctuary in this article by Elaine Northcutt, that continues our focus on the music ministry. Click here for the article.
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.
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:
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.
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.
Focus #1 of the 4 points of Connect that we will look at throughout 2021.
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.
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.