Who would’ve ever thought that there’d come a time when religious liberals would be looking to set a firmer boundary around truth? Whether on social media or over coffee with friends – we have to admit, many of us can get obsessed with asserting exactly where the lines are between what is true, and what is not. Our religious ancestors […]
by Kristen Psaki, Ministerial Resident One of my favorite ways to describe a minister is as a storyteller. Humans are a storytelling animal, after all. We think and learn and share and grow in and through stories. The story I shared with loved ones a few weeks after joining the ministry team last August was […]
By Linda Kothera I serve on the Nominating Committee (Nom Com, for short) at Foothills and have been asked to write a post about our work. We’ve made some changes over the last couple of years and are starting to see the fruits of our labor. First, a bit about what the Nom Com […]
Twenty-three workshops with 350 participants, ranging in age from 10 to 90 = 197 shared values distilled from your stories of experiencing the sacred + 320 stories of courageous love as we experienced it at Foothills + 570 concrete wishes for the future of this congregation.
by Rev. Sean Last evening I sat down on a cushion, lit a candle, and did something. Contemplation seems too lofty a word, it could have been prayer, maybe meditation. Mostly I just watched the flame dance, felt my breath, and deepened into the silence. I actually threw my phone across the room (onto the […]
This is certainly not the church I joined back in 1985. Back then, we were fewer in numbers and the single, 9 am, worship service was simple and intimate, even allowing for some discussion at the end of the sermon….
Seven years ago this month, Foothills joined more than 30 local faith communities in an effort to house families experiencing homelessness in Fort Collins.
Our fifth weekly sharing of highlights of courageous love as experienced at Foothills and wishes for our congregation in the future.
I watched an introvert who hates public speaking volunteer to teach RE; their dedication to this community and willingness to serve was inspiring.
Often, we think of ourselves in a small community bubble, our sphere of influence extremely limited. But together we join together with our community, we can have the almost unlimited potential to have a real impact in our world.