Get Involved and Make a Difference
Each week we will focus on some of the many ministries and missions that
will be on display at 'Launch into Ministry Sunday.' Discover how you
can make an impact in the lives of others through our church ministries
or community outreach. Bring a friend with you to church on
Sunday, Sept. 13 and take your faith to new heights -- as we launch
into ministry together!
Grief Support Group
and ongoing grief support groups are available through Foothills to
help with understanding the process of mourning after life-changing
Women at the Well
cross generational monthly gathering of women who meet for spiritual
enrichment, fellowship, a great dinner and talented speakers.
United Methodist Women
over one million members worldwide and a focus on supporting missions,
this is one of the largest outreach arms of the United Methodist Church.
Next Step Small Group
A small group experience for women who have found themselves at a transition point in their lives.
Mission Works Team
mission works team meets monthly to make sure our many missions at
Foothills have the support they need to continue doing good works.
after a visit to Foothills by Jane Goodall, the EarthCare group is
focused on creating awareness and options for Foothills to move towards a
non profit supported by Foothills that provides support, care, love and
nutrition for students at several underprivileged schools in our area.
Monthly potluck luncheon meeting and social time with entertainment for seniors.
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What's Happening at Foothills
Foothills' Launch into Ministry Sunday is our Fall programming kick
off. All of the many ministry areas of Foothills will be in one large
ministry fair in the newly renovated King Hall on Sunday Sept. 13 after
worship services. Come see what you can get involved in to grow in faith
and community. Take your faith to new heights!
Sunday, Sept 6th at both services, our youths mission team will be
presenting a slide show of their recent trip to Mexico where they built a
house. They will give testimony to their life changing experience.
Please join them as they celebrate and give thanks for their
The Spiritual Growth group at Foothills begins an all new session
September 21 and meets the first and third Thursdays of the month. Is
your prayer life in a rut? Looking for a new way to connect with God?
Using silence, art, discussion and reading, this group will grow
together towards the spirit. Read More
After church, at 12 pm on Sunday 9/27, discover that there is so
much more to Foothills than just worship at a special no-cost lunch.
This time is geared towards providing new and prospective members of the
church with more information on the mission, vision and life of
Foothills United Methodist Church. Read More
Support Common Ground at their annual books-for-kids fundraiser,
9/18 at 7 pm. Special guest Richard Lederer of the show "A Way With
Words" will make a memorable and hilarious presentation. Only $10 or a
donation of 5 books gets you in the door where there will be great fun,
prizes and refreshments. Read More
The new season of UMM dinners will begin on September 22 and
continue on the fourth Tuesday of each month. Make a point to be in this
fellowship group for truly great food and conversations. This month's
special guest is Steve Denton of the Maritime Leadership non profit and a
tall ship owner and operator. Read More
A new opportunity for men to meet and be in fellowship. The men's
breakfast group will meet on Saturday mornings at 7 am, beginning on
September 19. The group will discuss books, faith and the Bible and its
stories from a man's perspective. Read More
On Saturday, September 26, all are invited to meet at Marina Cortez
at noon for a ride on the tall ship Amazing Grace. The United Methodist
Men have put together this opportunity alongside the Maritime
Leadership organization. The cost is $60 per person and will be a great
fellowship opportunity. Read More
Beginning on September 22 and meeting on the 4th Tuesday of each
month, the bridge marathon plays an 8 month long tournament. The buy in
is only $35, with most of that going towards charity and some going to
prizes. Join in this fun and beneficial activity. Contact Beth Ott
to sign up. Read More
The first UMW dinner after the summer break will be in King Hall on
9/15 at 6 pm. The group will welcome a speaker from the Good
Neighborhood house in Calexico. The food is great, the message is good
and the fellowship is superb. Be a part of United Methodist Women this
year. Read More
The Foothills Folks will welcome Lee Tipps and the Kauai Rainbows
to their September luncheon for some islander classics on ukuleles and
more. Lee is a 93 year old performer who goes to the islands each year
to play his music. Don't miss this great opportunity for fellowship and
entertainment. Read More
A 24 week study that will go through the entire Bible, aiming at
transformation, not just information, is coming to Foothills. Evening
and morning class options will be available and led by Larry Ledford on
Wednesdays at 10 am (beginning 9/16) and Sundays at 5 pm (beginning
9/20). Read More
Two grief class opportunities will be available starting in
September, on Tuesdays from 6 to 7:30 pm and Fridays 10 to 11:30 am. The
classes will meet weekly over a 10 week period and are designed for
those in grief from recent or older events. Reservations are required
and must be made by September 1. Read More
All children in grades 4 and 5 who are interested in becoming an acolyte, please contact Carol Paton
through the church office. Acolytes in training will sit in church with
current, experienced acolytes during the summer to see how this
ministry, which brings the light of Christ to our worship, is conducted.