The time is finally here to figure out how we are going to create a campus that is big enough for us to truly unleash all that our mission asks of us, and all that we dream of doing together.
Dear Foothills community, I’m taking a big, deep breath as I write these words. It’s a breath of eager anticipation and excitement to see you all – I’ve missed you! I can’t wait to see you.
Have you ever noticed that whenever someone says “Don’t take this personally but” no matter what the next words out of their mouth can not be taken any way but personally. When people have said “Don’t take this personally but I don’t believe being gay is nature”, it’s hard for me (Rev. Sean) to respond […]
On Monday, I removed Acting Senior Minister from my email signature line. It was just over 14 weeks ago that Rev. Gretchen, Foothills’ Senior Minister, stepped out into her time of sabbatical. And you will be hearing more from her about her time away in the weeks and months to come, but in this moment of transition, I wanted to share a few reflections.
Since last October, Sanctuary Everywhere has grown from providing in-church Sanctuary to Ingrid, an immigrant from Peru with a deportation order over her head, to accompanying asylum seekers living in detention under circumstances you’ve read about; to working with lawyers to get parole for them; and to providing housing with a host family, and a Village to support them as the asylum seeker navigates their new life in this country.
You are a vibrant congregation, ready to sing, dance, find joy in the midst of pain, and commit to the work of justice. There is a love holding us, and that truth is palpable on Sunday morning and all throughout the week.
Did you know that the number one factor influencing the thriving of children and youth is a positive relationship with an adult who is not their parent?! You can be that person in the life of our kids here at Foothills! We are looking for small group leaders for our Sunday Small Groups for children […]
Climate Justice Ministry is on fire (metaphorically) to get something GREEN going for our community, even while we start on the building expansion which is also incorporating many environmentally sound ideas.
Last Thursday was a busy day for us. In the morning we met with city planners to listen to comments on our concept for the new building. Various city departments (Planning Services, Building Inspection, Fire Authority, Engineering, Traffic Operations, Water/Wastewater Engineering, Stormwater Engineering, Electric Engineering and Forestry) were represented.
Respite Care, Inc is a nonprofit organization in Larimer County that provides short-term specialized care to children with developmental disabilities, giving respite to parents and enhancing the quality of life for the entire family.