Foothills News for 5.23.16

Foothills News for 5.23.16
Women at the Well celebrated their last ever fellowship meeting this month. 
The Rewards of the Meal Ministry  
You don't have to be a great cook to be a part of the meal ministry at Foothills,  
a program that rewards both the giver and the recipient.
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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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Yoga and Pilates  
Yoga and Pilates classes return to Foothills, running from June 13 - July 14. Classes will be available on Mondays and Wednesdays in King Hall from 4pm - 5:30pm and on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10am - 11:30am in King Hall. The class will be tailored to suit individuals of all skill levels.
Celebrating Graduates 
If you or your child is graduating from High School or College, send your name, the name of your learning institution and the degree you will be awarded to Sue Ranck. Foothills wants to celebrate your incredible achievement! 
Foothills Folks and the Rhinestone Grannies 
On Wednesday, June 8, the next Foothills Folks luncheon will have entertainment from the Rhinestone Grannies. Fun dancing and fabulous costumes coupled with great comedy will fill the Youth Center at 11:45 am as the dance group presents their program 'City Lights,' and takes the Foothills Folks on a tour of great American cities. Read More 
A Thank You From Administrative Council  
Thank you to the 65 congregants who attended the Administrative Council meeting on May 15, 2016! In addition to a time of fellowship over dinner, the meeting included status reports and visioning from the Board of Trustees, Finance, Staff Parish Relations and Stewardship. Those in attendance discussed plans for repairing the sanctuary beams and related building issues as well as ideas for combining worship services for the month of August. The group also considered the future of the Avocado property, including its possible sale, which will be addressed further at the next Administrative Council meeting at 6pm on July 24, 2016. All are welcome and encouraged to attend..
Memorial Day Flowers 
Memorial Day, Sunday, May 29, will be another chance to beautify our sanctuary with plants and flowers. Not only do we want to honor our military fallen heroes, but all of our loved ones who have passed on before us. Suggested donation is $15.00 per plant. You may fill out an order form in the church office or complete your form and pay on our web site.
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 
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 
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
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