2017.11.6 News

2017.11.6 News

Articles of Faith 
Tentpegs Campout a Success! 
The tentpegs group has returned from a weekend at Oakzanita 
and the provide a full report of all the fun. 
Photos of Foothillians  
The Foothills lower parking lot was overrun with the ghoulish and some princesses during Trick-or-Treat

Upcoming Highlights 
Glenn Ward's Last Sunday 
After many years and countless melodies, Foothills' faithful organist and contemporary band leader, Glenn Ward, is retiring. Celebrate his ministry, skills and music on his last Sunday leading both hours of worship (8:30 and 10:30 am), November 19. There will be a reception with refreshments following both hours of worship. 
Foothills Christmas Showcase Concert 
Come enjoy the spirit of the season with an extravaganza of a concert on Sunday, December 10th at 4 pm in the Sanctuary. Foothills' children and adult choirs, bell choirs and our Witness praise band will all be together for one great celebration along with brass accompaniment. Mark your calendars now and be prepared to join in some classic Christmas carols during the concert. 
Annual All Church Conference November 28 
All are encouraged to attend the All Church Conference on November 28 at 6:30 pm in King Hall. Presentations will be made from each ministry area of the church, additions and removals will be voted on for the rolls and candidacies and salaries are reviewed and affirmed. We hope you consider being a part of this important function of the United Methodist Church. 
Make Generosity Themed Advent Calendars 
Sunday, December 3, 2017 on the King Hall patio after both worship services at 9:30am and 11:30am. Family ministries invites you to stop by the King Hall patio to make a generosity-themed Advent Calendar. Infuse the spirit of generosity into the weeks leading up to Christmas through scripture, prayer, and collecting items for food pantries that our church supports! If you'd like to donate rolls of Christmas wrapping paper for this project, please drop them off at the church between now and December 3rd.
Crooning Tunes at the Next UMW Dinner 
The next UMW event is Wednesday, November 15th at 6 pm in King Hall. Foothills' own Gary Burt, of the Foothills choir, will sing tunes in tribute to the 'crooners' of the 40s, 50s and more. Men are invited to this dinner as well. Paid reservations will be taken on the patio after both services on November 5th and 12th. Tickets cost is now $12. Childcare is available with 48 hours notice. 
Faith Academy Craft Faire + Bake Sale! 
The annual Faith Academy Craft Faire (and bake sale) is here for its 34th year on November 6 and 7! King Hall is full to the brim with handmade, original crafts from local makers. Come see and smell the wonderful seasonal displays that fill the hall for these two special days. The first day is an exclusive sneak peak to Faith Academy families and Foothills members from 5 pm to 7 pm. The second day is open to the public from 9 am to 7 pm.
Celebrating Veterans at Foothills 
On the Sunday of Veterans Day weekend, we will celebrate the many veterans in our congregation. If you have served in the military, please provide a photo of you during your time of service, so that we can proudly display it in the narthex for all to see as they enter worship on November 12. Please bring your photos to the church on a Sunday morning, or to the office or email them by November 9. 
Reiki Healing at Foothills 
Reiki master and Foothillian, Kathy Cueva, brings the ancient, light-touch, energy-healing practice of Reiki to Foothills with an appointment only clinic in the Youth Center, beginning at 1 pm on Sunday, November 12. To learn more or make an appointment, contact Kathy
A New Sunday Small Group: Gathering4 
Fun * Faith * Friends * Fellowship
This small group meets in Pastor Jeanette's office the 2nd & 4th Sunday of each month between services, 9:30 am - 10:20 am. Participants take turns leading a devotional and/or sharing a snack. Periodic service projects are also part of this group's focus. Anyone is welcome to participate, all you have to do is show up! 
Succulent (Swap) Sunday - November 12 
The Footills' EarthCare group is sponsoring another Succulent Sunday on November 12. Bring pottable succulent cuttings from your home garden with you to church and leave them EarthCare at their patio table before you head in for worship. After services, the table will be full of everyone's donations for others to take home and plant these lovely, water-wise plants. 
Good Shepherd Christmas Food Baskets 
Traditionally, El Cajon UMC has provided food baskets to families that have been identified as 'in need' at Christmas time. This year, Foothills has the opportunity to be partners in this ministry and donate items for the baskets as well. The goal is to provide 60 baskets. Please leave your donated items in a red wagon outside the sanctuary any Sunday morning before December 3, or bring them to the church office. 
This Week with Foothills 

Monday 11/6
11 am - Prayer Group - Library
5 pm - Craft Faire Sneak Peek - King Hall 
6 pm - Top Ten United Methodist Beliefs - Youth Lounge
6:45 pm - Harmony Ringers - Bell Room
Tuesday 11/7
8 am - Prayer Group - off site
9 am - Craft Faire - King Hall
10 am - Moses Class (2) - Disciple Room
5:30 pm - Young Adults - Off Site   
Wednesday 11/8               
7:30 am - Fellowship Walkers - off site
9:30 am - Caregive Support Group - Youth Lounge 
2 pm - Women's Small Group - Youth Lounge 
4 pm - Women's Fellowship Group - Off Site
6:30 pm - Board of Trustees - Conference Room
Thursday 11/9
9:30 am - UMW Priscilla Circle - Youth Lounge
6:45 pm - Financial Peace University - Youth Center
7 pm - Boy Scouts - King Hall 
7 pm - People of Purpose - Pastor Jeanette's Office
7 pm - Chance Choir Rehearsal - Choir Room 
Friday 11/10
6:30 pm - Girl Scouts - Youth Center  
Sunday 11/12
8:30 am - Traditional Worship - Sanctuary
9:30 am - Gathering4 - Pastor Jeanette's Office
9:30 am - Genesis Ringers - Bell Room
9:30 am - Children's Choirs - Youth Center
10 am - ABC Small Group - Disciple Room
10:30 am - Contemporary Worship - Sanctuary
11:45 am - Family eXperience - King Hall
1 pm - Reiki Clinic - Youth Center
4 pm - Moses Class (1) - Disciple Room
6 pm - FUMY - Youth Center 
Worship at Foothills - Sundays, 8:30 & 10:30 am

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