2017.8.7 News

2017.8.7 News

Articles on Faith 
A Finance Update  
Steve Hable, as acting Finance Chairperson, sheds some light 
on Foothills' current financial situation. 
Photos of Foothillians  
Common Ground gave out some surprise awards and recognition to the Naslunds and the Muellers for the incredible amount of work and giving they have provided to the schools and programs supported by the Common Ground ministry.

Upcoming Highlights 
10 am Summer Services, July 16 - 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:
8/13 - A moving performance of Amazing Grace and more music from Corey and Lori Hable 
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
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. 
Moms Still Connecting Through the Summer 
The Moms Connect small group is still meeting regularly during the summer and welcoming mothers of children who are infants, all the way to teens, to meet up with them for learning, encouragement and support. They meet the first and third Wednesdays of every month, usually in King Hall, but sometimes off campus. Follow the group on Facebook for updates and details.  
Reiki Healing and Energy at Foothills 
Kathy Cueva is a long-time Foothills member and also a Reiki master. She is holding an appointment-only clinic at Foothills on 8/13 in King Hall, beginning at 1 pm. Experience this ancient, light-touch, energy-healing technique, that can be used to treat just about anything. Contact Kathy for more information
Foothills Folks in the Summer 
The Foothills senior ministry program doesn't take a break during the summer. The next meet up will be Wednesday, 8/9 at 11:45 am in King Hall. The cost is just $3, Foothills provides the entree and the entertainment and all are welcome to bring a side dish. Families are encouraged to come together. Read More 
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 
The Youth Spend their Summer Thursdays at the Beach 
Each summer, FUMY spends days and nights at the beach. These DABs and DAB/NABs run until 8/10. The first and last Thursdays will be a DAB/NAB, meeting at the church at 9 am and returning at 9 pm. The rest in between will be DABs, meeting at 9 am and returning at 4 pm. Contact youth director Sharon Russo for more information. 
This Week with Foothills 

Monday 8/7
11 am - Prayer Group - Sanctuary library
Tuesday 8/8
8 am - Prayer Group - off site
1:30 pm - UMW Board Meeting - Disciple Room 
5:30 pm - Young Adults - Youth Lounge
Wednesday 8/9  
7:30 am - Fellowship Walkers - off site
9:30 am - Caregiver Support Group - Youth Lounge
11:45 am - Foothills Folks - King Hall
2 pm - Women's Small Group - Youth Lounge
4 pm - Women's Fellowship Group - Disciple Room
6:30 pm - Board of Trustees - Conference Room
Thursday 8/10
9 am - Youth Day and Night at the Beach - off site
9:30 am - UMW Priscilla Circle - off site
1 pm - EarthCare - small group room
7 pm - Boy Scouts - King Hall 
7 pm - People of Purpose - Disciple Room
Friday 8/11
6:30 pm - Girl Scouts - Youth Center
Sunday 8/11
10 am - Worship! - Sanctuary 
6 pm - FUMY - Youth Center
Worship at Foothills - Sundays, 8:30 & 10:30 am
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