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Current News And Events

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After some delays, the 12-week grief support group for those going through the loss of a spouse or SO, begins on Monday. The always wonderful Foothills Folks luncheon is on Wednesday, for anyone who wants to take their lunch break with some good folks. The Mad Hatter's tea on Saturday will celebrate and raise funds for Meals on Wheels. On Sunday we hold one worship hour at 8:30 am and then head out into mission for Impact Sunday at 9:30.
The Foothills Foundation looks to cultivate legacy giving in order to provide endowments to ministries that will prosper the long-term health of the church. They're just getting starting and holding some workshops in May. Read the article here.
Registration for VBS & Musical Theater Camp is Open 
Pick up a registration form and flyer at church. An online version will be available starting May 1. Volunteer applications are also available. Both camps are offered July 29-Aug 2. VBS is 9am-12noon and Musical Theater Camp is 1-4pm. Sign up for one or both and enjoy a special week of fun at Foothills UMC!
Radical Hospitality Workshop and Luncheon 
Saturday, May 18 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm in King Hall. Anyone interested in sustaining and growing a climate of extraordinary hospitality at Foothills is encouraged to attend. Pastor Lori will lead as we extend our mission and vision with open hearts, minds and doors and see how much further we can extend it. 
Take Your Lunch Break at Foothills on Wednesday 
And let the Foothills Folks group provide it as well! All you have to do is show up at 11:30 on the 24th and enjoy some time away from work and the business of the day with your Foothills family.
Earth Day Tips from Earth Care 
Today is Earth Day and to honor it, please consider one of the following:
1) Choose to reuse! Nearly 2 billion shopping bags are used and discarded every year in the US and all that trash adds up!
2) Volunteer on Impact Sunday 4/28 with our Earthcare ministry - dedicated to becoming active in environmental issues
3) Stop in on one of our monthly meetings - held on the 2nd Sunday of the month, between services, at 9:45-10:15 am (beginning 6/9
4) Like our EarthCare page at FUMC on Facebook
For more information, please call Jenn Beck or Kim Elliott
Office Closed Today 
The Foothills administrative offices will be closed on 4/22 for Easter Monday. 
The Foothills Businesss Directory
Supporting our members  
To participate in the directory, the business owner/employee gives a
portion of what they receive through the directory back to Foothills missions.
Information on how to submit and the permanent list of businesses can be found here
Available to Make Your Life Easier 
Rachel Turner is offering her services as an expert dog walker, babysitter and house sitter.
A portion of what she receives will be added to her weekly tithe.
rachel@houseofturner.com - (619) 609-9153
Selling or Buying a Home? 
Support your favorite Foothills Mission at the same time! 
Jim O'Donnell will donate 20% of his real estate commission to Foothills UMC
for any member that uses his services to buy or sell a home. 
jrodonnell@gmail.com - (619) 990-8522 
Animation, Video Production, Design 
Stop motion animation, video spots, pamphlets, books, typesetting, websites  
and everything in between. Steven Topham will donate 10% of commission to Foothills. 
steven@nottriangles.com - (619) 261-0040
All are invited to camp, May 25-27. Eat pancakes at Applebee's May 4 to support them.
Trip will be 10/5-12. Full details and submission form at the above link.
Volunteers to drive others and to drive the church van. Email Sue Rand with the above link.
There are many ways to support and work towards a cancer-free world.
Reading a modern classic and a favorite theololgian of many Foothills pastors.
Collecting April 29 - May 1, Selling May 2 - 4
For those grieving the loss of a spouse or SO, begins april 22
Wear a crazy hat and support Meals on Wheels East County on 4/27
One worship service will take place at 8:30 am, then be in service to the community. 
Foothills United Methodist Church, 4031 Avocado Blvd, La Mesa, CA 91941