Foothills News for 2.8.16

Foothills News for 2.8.16
Your Foothills news for
February 8, 2016
Our UMW award recipients from left to right Madison Russo, Kathy Morrison (and Billie), & Carol Paton
Undisciplined Disciples  
Lay Leader Steve Hable looks at the often claimed,
but too often over-looked mission of many churches.
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Silent Meditation 
La Donna Chase does a great job pairing a selection of in-worship,
silent meditation quotes with their Biblical equivalents.
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The Season of Lent is almost here and with it, the path to the cross and the miracle of Jesus' resurrection. Take the journey with your brothers and sisters in faith at Foothills. It begins 2/10 with a breakfast in King Hall and then the Imposition of ashes evening service at 7 pm. Continue each Wednesday with dinners and classes until Palm Sunday and Holy Week starts on Sunday 3/20.
We then celebrate Jesus' return on Easter Sunday 3/27.
Read about all that is happening at Foothills, here 
Wednesdays from 2/17 - 3/16 during Lent, come to Foothills' King Hall at 6:00 pm for a simple dinner of bread and soup with your faith family. Each dinner is followed by a video presentation and discussion on Christianity and coexistence, led by Pastor Eric. Read More 
For 7 weeks on Saturday during Lent, beginning on 2/13, a men's breakfast study is available in the conference room from 7 am to 8:30 am. The group will explore the "I Am" statements of Jesus. Read More  
Get to Know a Foothills Committee 
There are several committees at Foothills, made up of members and staff, that help our church perform its mission in the world and to the community. We would like you to get to know the
Staff Parish Relations Committe (SPRC)
SPRC is a committee at Foothills with the purpose of assisting the pastor(s) and staff in assessing their gifts, maintaining health holistically, their work-life balance and setting priorities for leadership and service.Committee members include: Dottie Crummy, Judy Endeman, Kathy Glass,
Norm Hapke, Nelson Melchoir, Jim O'Donnnell, Michelle Roach and Mimi Test as chair.
Kim Kelley, Executive Director of New Entra Casa, will be speaking at the next UMW dinner in Foothills' King Hall on Tuesday, 2/16 at 6:00 pm. Read More 
Come hear the story of Jim Bregante and his experience growing up in San Diego's Little Italy, at February's United Methodist Men's dinner on Tuesday the 23rd at 6 pm. Read More
Several new families at the El Nido transitional housing apartments are in need of children's clothing. Please donate all sizes for girls ages 2-14 and boys ages 4-12 outside the sanctuary on Sunday mornings or to the offices. 
Foothills member and Reiki master, Kathy Cueva, brings the ancient light-touch, energy-healing practice of Reiki to King Hall. Contact her to experience her practice on 2/21 at 1 pm during her apointment only clinic.
The San Diego Master Chorale returns to Foothills to perform 'Eternal Light' on Sunday, 3/6 at 4pm. Mark your calendar to see this "voice of San Diego" choir. Read More  
Our exceptional worship coordinator, Debbie Williams, needs a 'theme team' to plan and decorate the sanctuary on Palm and Easter Sundays. Please contact to offer your skills. 
Take an opportunity to learn about Foothills and see if it is the right place for you. Or invite a friend to this introductory luncheon after church on 2/21 at 12 pm, with Pastors Jeanette and Eric. More 
The annual celebration of Foothills members who have reached the milestone of 50 years of marriage will be on 2/13 at 11 am in King Hall. Celebrate in love together.
The Fiji mission team is hosting another pancake breakfast at Applebee's to raise money for their summer trip. Head to the Rancho San Diego Applebee's on 2/27 at 8 am. Read More
Participate in providing communion to families separated by migration at the U.S. Mexico border on 2/28 from 11:30 am to 3:30 pm. Rev. John Fanestil and Pastor Jeanette will lead a group leaving from Foothills in the morning. Read More 
The Foothills Faith Academy
Read the newsletter from one of the best preschools in town.
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Are you in need of pastoral care?
If you or a loved one are in need, please contact us so that we may pray and care for you and yours.
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Family Connection at Foothills
See the latest Family Connection newsletter with all of the opportunities and events available for your family to get involved.
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Worship at Foothills - Sundays, 8:30 & 10:30 am

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