First Times: Fall 2023 Series Invitation

Dear ones, I was thinking the other day about my first time being a supervisor. I was 23, and the closest experiences I had to draw on for supervision were one of three things: being the oldest sibling, group work in school, or being the director of a play. As the oldest sibling, my entire […]

The Building Bulletin: September 2023

HERE IT IS!! The long-awaited part for the HVAC system (the coil) is installed and ready to go! The five HVAC units have arrived, were installed on the roof, and are running. The arrival and placement were a fascinating production. Thanks to Peg for documenting the process! The crane and a flatbed truck arrive early in […]

UUs Just Wanna Have Fun: Foothills Annual Fundraising Auction! We are thrilled to share that the Foothills Annual Auction is coming up on Sunday, October 15, from 5-8 PM! Register today! The Foothills Auction is a significant driver of our impact! At our 2022 Auction, we raised $25,962 to support Foothills Unitarian’s mission to unleash courageous love and $6,202 to support the mental health […]

The Building Bulletin: August 2023

We have good news on the building front!! You may remember that the rooftop unit for our HVAC system has been delayed while we waited for a coil required for the air handling unit to be shipped from overseas.  We have been notified that the coil has been received and is being installed by the […]

Rainbow Villages: Creating Sanctuary Under the Rainbow

In the wake of a tidal wave of anti-LGBTQ+ legislation and hate which is sweeping our nation, I want to share with you what has been giving me hope.  For the last 3 months, we have been working at Foothills behind the scenes to launch what we are calling “Rainbow Villages.” Rainbow Villages creates sanctuary and support for […]

July/August 2023 Series Invitation: God. A Concept

God, the concept, has different names, metaphors, and practices across time and cultures. They all reckon in diverse ways with the fundamental mystery at the heart of existence. Often Unitarian Universalists think we must accept or reject the concept of God or Gods, but as we know, any binary is false. Our July/August series – God. […]

The Building Bulletin: July 2023

Work is wrapping up on the construction site. The stucco is complete, providing a beautiful view of the finished west side of the building as you drive down Drake Street.  At long last, we can see what we’ve been working towards for so long. The construction fencing was removed on July 5. One of the […]

TV Recommendations with Rev. Gretchen: Nine New Shows

It’s June, which means this is my last post in this series! I hope you’ve enjoyed watching tv over the last few weeks.   The amazing thing about TV right now is that great shows come out every day, and new discoveries of brilliance, originality, and creativity are constantly possible. Which is amazing and also sometimes overwhelming because […]

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