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.
Raymond Swavely looks at the always busy schedule of Foothills with an emphasis on the impact our youth and young adult leaders make district-wide.
Christmas time means a very hot summer time, as well as a time of parting, for our UMC missionaries in Fiji.
Raymond Swavely tells a heartbreaking and warming story of the good that can be done through even the smallest contributions that Foothills makes towards our brothers and sisters south of the border at La Roca.
Lay leader Steve Hable reflects on the struggles of maintaining the church and the great heights that the membership was able to reach when called upon.
In her first faith article for Foothills, Elaine Northcutt recollects on the gathering of people for the Women's March and Pastor Eric's call to 'do something.'
Chris Buckel reflects on the experience of seeing this film with the Rev. Frank Schaefer in attendance.
Longtime member Susan Naslund now works for the district and spends many Sundays with other church communities. She explains how it feels to be away in this great article.
This year, Foothills is hosting the shelter at an offsite location. Hear from our missions director about all the changes in this important outreach ministry.
As a new Financial Peace University approaches, previous participant Marge Woods, discusses its benefits.
Each year, the staff must evaluate themselves and their performace. Youth director Sharon Russo has tweaked her evaluation into an article on the pride she can take in her good work.