2017.8.14 News

2017.8.14 News

Articles on Faith 
A Finance Update  
Steve Hable, as acting Finance Chairperson, sheds some light 
on Foothills' current financial situation. 
Photos of Foothillians  
The tech team makes an impressive ramp to take care of some Sanctuary repair needs and Pastor Greg visits with counselors and youth of Foothills at this year's summer senior high camp at Cedar Glen.

Upcoming Highlights 
10 am Summer Services, through September 10 
Throughout the summer, Foothills will merge the usual two morning services into one hour of praise.
Cool things are planned every week, including highlighting ministry areas and the ways we are working in our community to make a difference. Also, if you are physically able, please park in the lower parking lot during these one-service Sundays, so we may reserve the upper parking lot for those needing assistance. Check out what's going on this summer:
8/20 - Sundae Funday! Games, ice cream and more on the Sanctuary lawn after worship  
8/27 - "This is the Record of John" performance by Foothills singers 
9/3 - Neighborly Sunday with our Lutheran friends. Potluck in their remodeled space after worship 
9/10 - Ministry Fair in King Hall after worship with refreshments
The Elements of Faith, Sermon Series, through September 3 
This Sunday, 8/20 - The faith of the Canaanite woman (Matthew 14:22-33) Theme: Persistence 
Pastor Greg takes us through the book of Matthew and breaks down the very elements that make up the composition of our faiths. Take part in these great combined worship services at 10 am as we all work together to find out what it is that creates and sustains faith within us.
Help Install Playground Equipment at Murray Manor Elementary 
Serve a 1/2 day or all day installing a playground for 750 elementary students. 44 volunteers are needed on build day at Murray Manor Elementary School (8305 El Paso St, La Mesa, CA 91942), August 26, 9 am - 5 pm. Your help is needed, as this project is funded by a grant that requires volunteers from the community build the playground. Contact Shane Steinfeld for more information and a list of needed tools. 
Discover Foothills on September 17  
On September 17, Foothills returns to two hours of worship at 8:30 and 10:30 am. Right after the second hour, at 11:45 am in the Youth Center, those interested in learning more about the mission, vision and values and Foothills are welcome to a complimentary luncheon. Pastors Greg and Jeanette will lead the group and answer questions. Read More  
Interested in Becoming a Lay Leader? 
Lay leaders are members of a congregation who service as pastoral liaisons and a two day training event is coming up 9/8-9 in Los Angeles through the UMC. If you're interested in becoming a lay leader and beginning the 3 year cycle of training, click here to read more and find out how to register.  
The 8th Annual Bridge Marathon 
Like bridge? Then join in the 8 month long bridge marathon that meets on the 4th Tuesday of each month in the Youth Center, beginning in September and running until May. There is a $35 buy-in, most of which goes towards Foothills missions and the rest goes towards the prizes and party at the end of the marathon. Contact Margie Howard to sign up, or be on the substitute's list. 
Brewing Faith is Back! 
The casual setting, free-form-approach, small group, Brewing Faith is back August's meeting will be 8/23 at Hooley's Grossmont Center at 6:30 pm. The usual first Wednesday of each month schedule will resume in September. Get to know Pastor Greg and your Foothills family with this laid back questions of faith group. Read More 
This Week with Foothills 

Monday 8/14
11 am - Prayer Group - Sanctuary library
Tuesday 8/15
8 am - Prayer Group - off site  
5:30 pm - Young Adults - Youth Lounge 6:30 pm - Finance Committee - Conference Room
Wednesday 8/16   
7:30 am - Fellowship Walkers - off site
2 pm - Women's Small Group - Youth Lounge
4 pm - Women's Fellowship Group - Disciple Room
6 pm - Moms Connect - King Hall
Thursday 8/17
4 pm - TLC Group - Conference Room
7 pm - Boy Scouts - King Hall 
7 pm - People of Purpose - Disciple Room
Sunday 8/20
10 am - Worship! - Sanctuary
11 am - Sundae Funday - Sanctuary lawn  
6 pm - FUMY - Youth Center
Worship at Foothills - Sundays, 8:30 & 10:30 am
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