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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.


Why is Youth Group Important?

Why is Youth Group Important?

Foothills' youth director reflects on all of the ways in which youth group has offered growth for so many young people.


The UMW 2019 Quiet Disciple

The UMW 2019 Quiet Disciple

Each year, our United Methodist Women choose a "Quiet Disciple" among the congregation. Someone who works towards good without need for acknowledgement. This year's recipient is Kathy Glass. Learn about her contribution and the award in this article.


The Choir is Coming! The Choir is Coming!

The Choir is Coming! The Choir is Coming!

2 service Sundays are returning on September 8 and that means that the choir is returning in full form. Will you help fill out the choir loft? No experience necessary for this great gig.


On the Recent Wave of Shootings

On the Recent Wave of Shootings

District Superintendent Rev. John Farley provides a letter and a call to healing and change in the wake of another wave of devastating mass shootings.


Music, Music, Music

Music, Music, Music

Music Ministries Director, Dennis Keller leads us around what the choir has been doing leading up to the summer break and what we can look forward to during the summer.


The Power of Prayer

The Power of Prayer

Our prayer group sent a card to the Virginia Beach commonwealth after the terrible shootings that occurred there. They responded with a touching letter.


Pastor Lori's Ponderings

Pastor Lori's Ponderings

After a successful hospitality appreciation brunch, Pastor Lori brings us the takeaways and some of her deeper musings.


Rummage Sale Results

Rummage Sale Results

The rummage sale was huge and so were the results!


In Response to the Judicial Council's Decision

In Response to the Judicial Council's Decision

The UMC has been through difficult times this year as the special session of the called general conference chose to uphold rules limiting LGBTQIA rights and instituting punishments. The Judicial council has ruled that these new rules can move forward. Our pastors respond.


GSMC Director's Update 5/2019

GSMC Director's Update 5/2019

Danean checks in with a whirlwind of things going on at the center.