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6.26.17 Newsletter

6.26.17 Newsletter
UMC missionary to Fiji for the last 3 years, Wes Neal, preaching at Foothills. 
Upcoming Events  
Events for faith and fellowship, head to the Foothills website for more info   
From Pastor Eric  
A letter of thanks from Pastor Eric
to the congregation of Foothills. 
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Welcome Pastor Greg to Foothills, July 2 
Be in worship this Sunday 7/2, as Foothills welcomes its new pastor, Rev. Greg Batson. He will be leading both hours of worship at 8:30 and 10:30 am and beginning the process of getting to know all of the open and affirming people of the congregation. His sermon for the morning is part one of a series titled God and Identity this one focusing on Calling
10 am Summer Services, July 16 - Septemeber 10 
Throughout the summer, Foothills will merge the usual two morning services into one hour of praise. Experience unique musical presentations and see friends from other services while many others head away for the season.
Furnish the El Nido Apartment 
The El Nido housing complex is a place for women and their children to go and live, after they have fled a domestic abuse situation and have found themselves homeless. Foothills sponsors one of the two-bedroom apartments and the current family has just graduated from the program, showing incredible success and growth. They get to take their furnishings to their new apartment, so that means Foothills needs to fill the place with love and warmth for the next survivor family. Please click here to read more about this ministry, to see the list of needs and to sign up to contribute.  
Summer Family Mission Team 
The 2017 family mission team project has been announced! The group will be refurbishing the playground at El Cajon First UMC from 7/10-15. This is a perfect way to get to know our new ministry partners on the other side of town, to grow as a family and to grow as a faith community. Read More 
Vacation Bible School 2017 
The theme for this year's weeklong summer camp (Vacation Bible School) is 'Maker Fun Factory -- Created By God; Built For A Purpose!' The camp runs from Monday, July 17 through Friday, July 21, 9 am-12 pm. This program is for children age 4 through those finishing 5th grade (new age range this year!). It's only $40 and there is a special deal: bring a friend who has never been to Foothills' VBS before and you and the friend get to register for $20 each! Registration forms will be available April 16 at church. Online registration is open through this link. Contact Lisa Stewart for any questions or to register
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 activities and programs put together by the United Methodist Church to bring everyone closer together and closer in Christ. Read More 
Worship at Foothills - Sundays, 8:30 & 10:30 am
The Faith Academy
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Family Connection
See the latest newsletter with all the opportunities for your family to get involved. 
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Pastoral Care
If you or a loved one are in need, contact us for prayer and care for you and yours. 
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