What Captures Your Heart?

Donate for Giving Tuesday Giving Tuesday is all about finding a place to give that captures your heart. It’s about spending money in a way that reflects your deepest values. At Foothills, our budget reflects our deepest values. From children’s programming to justice work, everything we do is funded by you – our beloved community […]

Notice of Congregational Meeting: December 5th

NOTICE OF CONGREGATIONAL MEETING The Board of Trustees announces Foothills’ fall congregational meeting at 1 pm on Sunday, December 5th, online, for the purposes of approving the 2022 operating budget. Please CLICK HERE to register for the Congregational Meeting. Unitarian Universalist churches are independent and self-governing. Annually, each congregation must vote to approve its budget for the upcoming […]

Making Peace with What Haunts Us (Day 5)

Rezmaa Menakem, trauma therapist and author of My Grandmother’s Hands talks about how the memories and trauma of our ancestors lives in our bodies. This trauma manifests as white body supremacy. We need to recognize, work through and metabolize this trauma. Only in this way can we begin to heal our bodies and the social […]

A lesson from 2017

Make your 2022 pledge today! We are a church that meets the challenges of now by planting seeds for the future. In 2017, the Foothills Community responded to the unprecedented election of Donald Trump by giving over $200,000 more than previous years. At the time, we knew we were responding to the likely impacts of […]

Six Things You Don’t Want to Miss!

1. GrateFULLness Camp In response to PSD schools being closed Thanksgiving week, we are offering a 1/2 day mini GrateFULLness Camp! Come experience “great fullness” – being filled up with gratitude – through stories, art, outdoor activities, and fun with friends! For kids ages 5 – 12. Cost is $30. A great way to break up […]

A story of caring & Joy the Dog 🐾

Make your 2022 pledge today! From meals to caring kits to a listening ear, Foothills Caring Ministry has provided over 600 acts of care so far this year.Foothills member Mary Pat Aukema shares her (and Joy the Dog’s) story of receiving care during a breakthrough case of COVID-19 👇 We ALL need a little help sometimes, and […]

Making Peace with What Haunts Us (Day 4)

Though many of you may have heard it on Sunday, I’d like to start today’s practice off by revisiting a portion Rev. Elaine’s chalice lighting from Sunday: I invite you to Rev. Elaine’s words in your heart as you embark on the following practice. Practice In her sermon Sunday, Rev. Elaine teaches how naming our […]

A Beacon for Progressive Values

Make your 2022 pledge today! Foothills Unitarian Church is a community made possible by the generosity of our members. We don’t provide a “fee-for-service.” We offer ministry to anyone who participates in our community and needs us. Each ministry has direct costs, from social justice to caring, small groups to Sunday Worship, climate justice to family programming, and […]

Making Peace with What Haunts Us: Day 2

During her sermon on Sunday, Rev. Gretchen talked about how ghost stories can be a way to say “this happened, and it won’t really ever be over – even if we don’t talk about it. And that can be ok. Because we learn to live with it. We find ways to come to terms with it – […]