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Worship at Foothills

Pandemic Actions

To mitigate the danger to our community, our worship experience has changed.
Normal worship and gatherings are currently on pause.
Our services will be pre-recorded and posted to YouTube, Facebook and our website each Sunday at 10:00 am, with live interaction available on all of those platforms. There is no account needed to interact and chat during the service on our website.
In-person worship, outdoors, is available for up to 100 people each Sunday at 8:30 am.


This Sunday

10:00 am Live Watch Party: foothillsumc.online.church/
Also available on Facebook (@foothillsumc) and YouTube (@fumclamesa)
March 7 - 3rd Sunday of Lent - Communion

Title:
​​​​​​House of Prayer
Preacher: Rev. ​Kristie Grimaud
Music: ​Traditional, Virtual Choir
Scripture: ​​​​​​​​John 2:13-22
Details: Jesus cleanses the Temple, and we see how passionate he was to reclaim this sacred space. The ways of the world distorted their place of worship just as it invades, ever so subtly, our churches today. As we continue our journey in Lent, we are invited to reflect on these questions: What does it mean to be the church of Jesus? Are we brave enough to be this church?

Kids: After you watch the pastor's Children's Message, grab your own device and jump over to Playlister to watch today's pre-recorded "KidsConnect with Ms. Lisa". Click here for the link

Gathering on the Green

Live, In-Person, Outdoor Worship
Sundays at 11:00 am on the sanctuary lawn
Limit 100 people - Sign up using this link

Click to View Volunteer Opportunities on SignUp.com
When signing up, please input the number of people in your party.
If you have any difficulties with the sign-up form, you may email your reservation to sueranck@foothillsumc.org

Be in worship together!
Please bring your own lawn chair. Blankets are encourage in the chilly weather.
This service is approximately 40 minutes in length and includes prayer, scripture, a homily/reflection and communion (self- served, with individual sets provided). There is unfortunately no congregational singing or recitation permitted. This service is provided in addition to ​the pre-recorded ​one online at 10 am.

Check-in begins at 10:30 am. Face coverings must be worn at all times while on the church campus and a minimum of six feet of social distance between households will be maintained. This includes using every other space in the parking lot, spacing on the sidewalks to the front lawn, and designated seating areas on the lawn. Temperature and symptom screenings are required for everyone before entering the worship space and hand sanitizer stations are available.


Lent - The Path to Easter

Set the tone for the journey, the triumph, the sacrifice and the resurrection
​Walking Meditation Group

Lenten Devotionals: Click here for the digital version
Maundy Thursday online Service: 4/1, 7:00 pm
Good Friday online Service: 4/1, 7:00 pm

Lent begins with Ash Wednesday on 2/17. The journey continues for 40 days, not including Sundays, until Easter Sunday on 4/4. The week preceding Easter is Holy Week, in which we follow Christ in his final days as he enters Jerusalem in glory, only to end on the cross.


When there isn't a pandemic

Traditional: 8:30 am
Classical, traditional worship with hymns, choir and organ. Click here for more information.

Contemporary: 10:30 am
Contemporary worship with our “Witness” praise band. Click here for more information.

Length: Worship services are generally 60 minutes.

After our 8:30 & 10:30 am worship: ​Great coffee, lemonade, donuts and fellowship on the patio.

Kids Connect is offered for children ages three years through 8th grade with a small group available for middle schoolers. All children attend the first part of Sunday worship with their families. Following the Children’s Moments, they are then excused to the Kids Connect program. The program runs concurrently with both worship services at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m.

Childcare is also available at all services in our Childcare Center, for children aged six months to age three. Click here for more information.

Communion Services are held the first Sunday of each month during the 8:30 and 10:30 am services.

Sunday Classes for Adults and small groups are held on Sunday mornings between services.
For more information on these groups, click here.