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 […]

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 […]

Plans for MLK Weekend: ‘Visiting’ Milwaukee & Marching Together

In this moment, I know that many of you are navigating either COVID exposures, have a family member sick, or are yourselves sick. And others of you are medical staff and school staff who are being asked to give so much right now – too much. Please know that you are not alone, and please don’t […]

Convince Them You’re Right, and other ways to (not) fix broken relationships

There was a stretch of about five years when my partner and I would make every New Year’s resolution a commitment that this would be the year when we would make new friends. Having moved to Fort Collins after living in Denver for nearly fifteen years, with two young and busy kids, as well as […]

Pausing In-Person Church: An Updated Plan for COVID-19 Safety

You may have seen the “We Believe” signs across Fort Collins. What you may not know is that many of them came from Foothills Unitarian, and we stand by what those signs say even when it means making difficult choices. Believing science is real means paying attention to data even when it’s inconvenient, and the […]


2021 was full of innovation, connection, justice, and care. See the impact we had in our 2021 Annual Report. Everything we do is supported by your generosity of partnership in service and in financial giving. You are the reason that together, we can realize our bold vision and live our mission of unleashing Courageous Love in […]

Staffing Updates

Dear friends and members, We are excited to share that we have a few updates to our staff team in light of Amy Gage’s recent resignation.  To start, we are thrilled to announce that Lauren Farley will be stepping up as our half-time Engagement Coordinator to fill the portions of Amy’s job that supports newcomers, […]

Welcome to our December 2021 Series: Make Room

Despite bustling shops and long lines at restaurants, our lives and choices remain constrained by the pandemic. A sense of danger and fretting over what’s worth the risk are now a part of our daily routine. The news moves at a pace and volume we were never meant to process, yet we feel we must […]

All Community Message: Covid Exposure & Safety Measures

Dear Foothills friends and members, We received notification today that we experienced a COVID exposure in our 8:30 AM service on November 28th.  All those in attendance have been notified and sent follow up information.  Out of an abundance of caution, we have asked all attendees at that service to abstain from in-person church events […]

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 […]

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