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Announcing Music Director Finalist Visits!

We are thrilled to share that the Music Search Team has unanimously selected two finalists for the Music Director position. One finalist will visit the church June 4-6, including attending Sunday service on June 5. The other finalist will visit the church June 11-12, including attending Sunday service on June 12. We will share details […]

The Building Bulletin: May 2022

Groundbreaking Ceremony on May 17th. The church has been investigating an expansion in some form since 2008. This latest effort has been ongoing since 2016. Thousands of volunteer hours from previous building teams, board members, fundraisers, group facilitators, and more have gone into this project. We are finally about to see the fruits of our […]

Roe v. Wade: What we can do

Dear ones, We were both born after Roe, and we both realized today that one of our first real pathways to understand what abortion meant, especially what life was like before legal abortions, was the movie Dirty Dancing. In both our families, the movie was scandalous – both because of the sex scenes and because […]

Music Newsletter: April 2022

A lot is going on with music this spring 🎉 From the choir’s first in-person performance at a service in two years to the next phase of our Music Director search, check out five things to know about Music Ministry below. 1. Join the General Assembly choir!  General Assembly (GA) is the Unitarian Universalists’ annual […]

The Building Bulletin: April 2022

The big news this month is that we have scheduled a groundbreaking celebration for May 17th! This day was a long time coming, and we are so excited to kick off the start of construction. We will be sending more information soon. In the meantime, mark your calendars. You’ve all helped make this possible, so join in […]

Climate Justice Resources 🌎

Thank you Tim Harris and the Foothills’ Climate Justice Ministry (CJM) for compiling the below climate emergency resources. Click on the image category to see a full list. All are welcome to attend CJM’s monthly meeting every 3rd Monday, 6:30-8 PM, on Zoom, and join the Climate Justice Ministry mailing list.

Why we’re sticking with universal masking

Daily case numbers for COVID have dropped dramatically since their peak in the winter.  Hospitals are not overcrowded in near the ways they have been. Between the number of people who have had COVID in recent months and the numbers who have been vaccinated and boostered, there is quite a bit of immunity in our […]

Invitation to Regeneration

It’s been a pretty rough stretch these last few months. The war and devastation in Ukraine, the rise of anti-LGBTQ legislation and rhetoric, the worsening news of our climate – without any visible will to change – and, of course, the pandemic, which lingers both in cases and in financial, emotional, and spiritual impact. In […]

Welcoming Jenn Powell to Staff

At Foothills, our entire community does the work of ministry, not simply ministers and staff. This practice is core to who we are but can also create confusion as to the differences between paid staff and lay volunteers. Having strong boundaries that differentiate the roles of members and staff helps us manage the potential confusion […]

The Building Bulletin: March 2022

Good News! We are wrapping up the Final Development Plan with the city. All that remains is administrative cleanup, items like escrowing funds, paying fees, and recording our project. Our architectural team is working on putting the whole package together, and everything should be finalized by the end of the month. Our project has been […]

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