Foothills News for 9.14.15

Foothills News for 9.14.15
September 14, 2015
The Spotlight
The FUMY (Foothills United Methodist Youth) mission team spent the last year working to raise the funds required to get to Mexico and to buy all of the supplies to build a home for a family in need in a town near Ensenada. Their lives were changed on this powerful trip and we couldn't be more proud of what they achieved. If you missed their message and testimony in church on the 6th, you can watch it online.

Campus Happenings: September Edition
Have you been wondering what is going on around the church campus,
or maybe why it's looking so brown? Find out here!
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What's Happening at Foothills
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Bake Cookies for the Next Kairos Retreat   
The Foothills Kairos missionaries will be heading to RJ Donovan prison to share the word and the hope of God with the inmates there. There are many ways to be a part of the mission, chief among them being the baking of cookies which are a strong invitational element of the retreat. Cookies needed on 10/25. Read More
A New Series of FX: Family eXperience  
FX is a new way to experience faith together as a family. Sign up to bring a potluck item on October 4 at 11:45 am, and play fun and inventive games to help learn about the spiritual virtue of individuality: discovering who you are meant to be, so that you can make a difference. Read More
German Choir Performance, Needs Housing 
On October 23 at 7 pm, Foothills is pleased to present a visiting youth choir from Einbeck Germany in concert in the Sanctuary. Everyone is invited to enjoy this special event. We are also in need of hosts for the youth and their families while they are in San Diego. If you can provide a place for them, contact Carol Paton
Focus on Spiritual Growth   
The Spiritual Growth group at Foothills begins an all new session September 21 and meets the first and third Mondays 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
Discover Foothills on September 27    
Want to learn more about our church and how to get connected through ministries and groups? Gather Sunday, Sept. 27 at noon for a complimentary lunch to ask questions and get to know the pastors more. This is geared towards providing new and prospective members with more information on Foothills. Read More
An Evening of Language and Laughter  
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
United Methodist Men's Dinner, Sept. 22
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
New Men's Breakfast Group
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
Take a Ride on a Tall Ship    
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
Join the Year-Long Bridge Marathon   
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
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The UMW Are Back, September 15  
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
Acolyte Trainings through September    
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. Read More
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