4.10.17 Newsletter

4.10.17 Newsletter
The youth have prepared the boxes to be filled with food by Common Ground for families in need through Spring Break. 
Upcoming Events  
Events for faith and fellowship, head to the Foothills website for more info   
How To Rummage Sale  
The missions committee has put together a step-by-step guide
for all rummage contributors and buyers. 
Click here for the article
Sponsoring an Interfaith Shelter Family  
This year's Interfaith Shelter ended with the huge success of all families finding a home.
Foothills now sponsors one of those families. Find out how you can show them support and love. 
The Dawning Day 
The day of the resurrection is 6 days away. Invite your friends, neighbors and family to hear the good news and enjoy a worship service of beauty and joy. The long and often difficult road of Lent has led us to this celebration. Look forward to being with a truly grateful community this Sunday at 8:30 and 10:30 am. Families, don't miss Eggstravaganza at 9:30 on the lawn. Read More 
John: The Gospel of Love and Life  
A new 6 session class running from 4/24 to 6/5 at 6:15 pm in the youth lounge, focusing on the Gospel of John as told by Adam Hamilton in his new book and through a DVD course. Sign up to attend and experience a season of spiritual growth and renewal. Read More 
Discover Foothills 
The Discover Foothills luncheon is an excellent step towards understanding what Foothills stands for as a church and what it means to join in membership. Get a better idea of the church's role in the community and what happens when you become a part of this greater community. The next Discover Foothills is 5/7, after church at 11:45 am in the conference room. Read More 
Meals on Wheels Needs Your Help   
Foothills staffs the entire El Cajon route for Meals on Wheels and more delivery drivers are very much needed. For many people on the route, the driver is the only person they get to see all day. Please consider donating 1.5 hours of your time each week for this incredible program. Read More 
Youth Summer Camps at Cedar Glen  
The summer camps at Cedar Glen are at the very least a wonderfully fun experience, but we often hear that they are transformative for the youth that attend. Camps are available for youth aged lower elementary up through senior high to get away for a week to a camp in Julian that has tons of activitivies and programs put together by the United Methodist church to bring everyone closer together and closer in Christ. Read More 
Holy Week and Easter 
Holy Week begins on Sunday 4/9 with Palm Sunday and Foothills procession of the palms with the children. Be in solemn contemplation of the sacrifice on Maundy Thursday, 4/13 with a 7:30 pm communion service in the sanctuary. Foothills is partnering with our neighbors, Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran for a 12-3 pm meditation in their sanctuary. Come and go as you please and hear from many spiritual leaders. Easter Sunday is 4/16 with the message "The Dawning Day" from Pastor Eric at our 8:30 traditional service and 10:30 contemporary service. Get all of the details for these events on the Foothills website 
A Rummage Sale Approaches 
Just in time for Spring cleaning, a rummage sale will be here the week of April 24-29. Collection is on the first three days in King Hall from 9 am - 5 pm, with the sale on the final three days. The two rummage sales that Foothills runs each year are the most reliable and best source of funding for the missions of our church. Please do what you can to contribute to this great opportunity to grow our mission in the community.
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Foothills Folks 4/12  
Foothills Folks is a wonderful social opportunity for seniors to gather for a nutritious lunch and catered entertainment. The luncheons are held on the second Wednesday of every month at 11:45 am in the Youth Center, with the next meeting being on 4/12. Read More 
Walking for God, Caring for Creation 
The UMC South District has organized a 5k fundraiser to raise money for missions. All the family is invited and their will be accommodations for strollers along this path that meets at 8:30 am on 4/22 at Point Loma UMC. Read More 
The Annual Mad Hatter's Tea 
The annual Mad Hatter's Tea and luncheon is coming on 4/29, from 2:00 - 4:00 pm, hosted at Monte Vista Village. Join in the tea party of the year and support Meals on Wheels San Diego's East County office. Tickets are only $30 to enjoy delicious tea, tasty treats, opportunity drawings and much cheer. RSVPs are due by April 14 and you can contact Marilyn Honea (619-660-2136) to coordinate your attendance. Be sure and wear your most fanciful hat, as there will be a hat parade with prizes!
Family Camp 
The 2017 Family Camp weekend has been announced for Memorial Day weekend, May 27-29! Sign your family up now for a fun weekend in the sun and the mountains of Julian at Camp Cedar Glen. Take part in family games, a climbing wall, archery, swimming, variety shows, campfires and more. All of the fun will be in the theme 'come together.' The cost is $100 per person with scholarships available. Contact Carla Slater for more information and to sign up
Worship at Foothills - Sundays, 8:30 & 10:30 am
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Pastoral Care
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