Foothills News for 5.16.16

Foothills News for 5.16.16
The Prayer Quilt Ministry at their recent beginner's workshop and crazy hat tea party
Apportionments? What are Those? 
Foothills' bookkeeper, Marge Woods explains connectional giving 
and shows the greater joy and benefit that can come of it.
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It's Time... 
Foothills' youth director Sharon Russo will be going to the UMC General Conference
with a special eye on the future of reconciliation within the United Methodist Church.
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June 5 is Youth Sunday! 
Youth Sunday is the one Sunday each year that the whole church service is designed, organized and put on by the youth group here at Foothills. June 5th is this year's Youth Sunday. Please mark your calendars and show our youth your faith, love and support. They need you there!
Brewing Faith with Pastor Eric 
Brewing Faith is a great opportunity to have a more casual and intimate conversation about faith and the questions you may have along a guided theme, led by Pastor Eric. The group meets on the first Wednesday of the month at Hooley's Irish Pub in Grossmont Center. The next meeting is June 1 at 6:30 pm. 
FX: Family eXperience  
FX is a way for you to experience faith together as a family. It is held on the first Sunday of the month from 11:45am-1:15pm with a focus on helping parents and children experience a different spiritual virtue each month. FX gives parents a "jumping off point" for intentional conversations with their kids during the week. FX potluck and game days are FUN for the whole family! Read More
Financial Peace University  
The hugely successful and oft-claimed, 'life-changing' class, Financial Peace University is returning to Foothills. Achieve your financial goals, eliminate debt, save for the future and give like never before with this proven program. Classes will be on Tuesdays at 6:30 pm for 9 weeks beginning May 31. Read More 
Discover Foothills  
Enjoy lunch in a casual setting where you can learn more about the church, ask questions of faith, hear about our mission and vision and what it means to become a member of Foothills UMC. The next Discover Foothills is on Sunday, May 22 at 11:45 am in the Youth Center. Read More 
United Methodist Commitee on Relief Health Kits 
Our United Methodist Women will be assembling UMCOR health kits that aid those afflicted by disasters. Look for UMW members to be handing out lists of needed items between services on the patio in May. UMCOR relies on these kits to replenish those affected by disasters throughout the year. To see the list of needed items, see our website and submit all items to the church by June 5. 
Fiji Missionaries Quilt Fundraiser 
The Fiji mission team has worked with the Prayer Quilt Ministry to create a large and beautiful quilt that they are raffling off in order to raise funds for their upcoming mission trip. Tickets are 1 for $1.00, 7 for $5.00, 17 for $10.00, and 40 for $20.00. Tickets are available on the patio after services on Sundays. The drawing will be on May 29th after second service. You do not need to be present to win. Your donations help our team not only get to Fiji and provide much needed labor, but also to put on a children's Bible school and provide the locals with a medical team. 
The Faith Academy Family Picnic and Silent Auction 
This annual fundraiser for the Foothills Faith Academy is a fantastic way to spend your Saturday afternoon on June 4 from 11 am to 2 pm. Bid on tons of fantastic baskets and prizes! Bring a picnic lunch for your family to share and take part in lots of 50's sock hop inspired games and fun. Read More 
Saturday Morning Men's Breakfast Group
The men's breakfast group at Foothills meets every Saturday morning in the conference room at 7 am for a discussion of the Bible from a man's perspective. The group will be doing a study of the book of Acts in their coming meetings. Read More 
Alzheimer's San Diego: Caregiver's Workshop 
An informative, fun and interactive workshop will be taught by dementia-care experts from Alzheimer's San Diego on May 17 at 10 am in King Hall. Learn new techniques for care, connection, fun and laughter in caring for those with dementia. Registration is required. Read More 
Vacation Bible School: June 20-24 
Registration is now open for Foothills' Vacation Bible School, taking place from June 20-24, 9 am to 12 pm each day. Gear up for tons of fun and interactive days to explore faith and friendship during VBS Cave Quest. Sign up and pay easily online  
Family Camp 2016  
Family Camp will be held during the Memorial Day weekend from May 28 - 30 and is guaranteed to be a great time with family and so many others from Foothills. This year's theme is the Olympics. There will be games, laughter and excellent food (you don't have to cook!) combining for a great time for all ages. Read More 
The Foothills Faith Academy
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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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