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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. On this page, you will find the collection of all of those articles, beginning with the most recent written. To find articles by a specific author, use our website's search function.


Pick Me Lord! Pick Me!

Pick Me Lord! Pick Me!

When the picker comes through, there is always something of value to be found in you.


Tit for Tat

Tit for Tat

A little bit of word history for everyone as they clean out their clutter for the rummage sale.


Weightwatchers - I Don't Wanna Do It!

Weightwatchers - I Don't Wanna Do It!

Each Thursday morning, a group of dedicated women meet at Foothills for this program. Together they have lost hundreds of pounds.


Books 4 Kids With an Amber Glow

Books 4 Kids With an Amber Glow

Common Ground is growing to more schools and fostering the love of reading with the students.



The Laundromat as Sacred Place

The Laundromat as Sacred Place

Susan Naslund talks about the peace that can be found in unlikely places, and the mission that can come out of them.


A Little About the UMW

A Little About the UMW

The UMW is a huge and hugely helping organization withing the United Methodist church. Read a bit about what they do and what our chapter at Foothills is doing specifically.


Changes at the Faith Academy

Changes at the Faith Academy

Foothills UMC and its school, the Foothills Faith Academy, are constantly changing and adapting to be the best preschool option in La Mesa.


Homosexuality: One Parishioner's Perspective

Homosexuality: One Parishioner's Perspective

We all hear the Bible based arguments against gay marriage and queer lifestyles. One Foothills member decided to look into the basis for all this bias.


Honorary United Methodist Women

Honorary United Methodist Women

Each year, the UMW honors people who have shown exemplary service with the honor of UMW membership.