Music Newsletter: September 2022

Hi All! This is Benjamin, your new Music Director! It has been a delight getting to know and make music with many of you since I arrived in August. If I haven’t met you yet, please come introduce yourself when you see me on a Sunday morning! So much has already happened in our music program this […]

Life/Changing: Fall Series Invitation

After experiencing so many changes, we are ready to slow down, and settle in. Regain a sense of predictability, and routine. We are not wired for so much in-between. And yet the world keeps turning. We face threshold upon threshold. Relationships end. Our bodies change. And so many more changes of our lives remain hidden, […]

Foothills in Wonderland: Annual Auction

We are thrilled to share that the Foothills Annual Auction is coming up October 8! Get your tickets today! This year’s theme is Foothills in Wonderland (costumes encouraged!). You won’t want to miss this night of fun, music, food, drink, and raising dollars for Foothills Unitarian – it’s our biggest fundraiser of the year! This year’s auction […]

Your Guide to Fall at Foothills!

With the return to school, pumpkin spice showing up on shelves and water communion around the corner, it’s clear – Fall is almost here!    As we settle into new routines, it’s so important to be grounded in community and to carve out time for reflection and centering.    Find four steps to make church […]

In Case of Emergency: A letter from Rev. Gretchen

Dear ones,   If you were present in the building for services this past Sunday, you may have noticed a flurry of activity in the entrance area during the sermon, including the arrival of emergency services.  One of our members had a medical emergency which required urgent attention. We are grateful to report that this […]

Racial Justice Resources

Thank you to the Foothills’ Racial Justice and Healing Ministry (RJHM) for compiling the below racial justice resources. Click on the image category to see a full list. Join the RJHM’s email list to stay up-to-date on events, learning opportunities, and calls to action!

Meet Our New Music Director!

We were so lucky to have had a very difficult decision in selecting our new music director. We had a strong applicant pool and two very strong finalists, and each would bring incredible – and distinct – gifts that, if they were hired, our congregation would be stronger and richer as a result. After careful discernment […]

Music Newsletter: Music Director Selection Process

What an exciting last two weekends we’ve had! Thank you all for being a part of welcoming and greeting and singing with our two music director candidates, Benjamin and Emily. We’ve waited a long time to have a non-interim music director, and it really hit me during these visits what a huge moment this hire […]

2022 Annual Congregational Meeting Summary

We followed our Flower Communion on Sunday with our sixth all-online congregational meeting. The annual meeting was very well attended, and we are happy to report that the congregation voted to approve the slate of nominees for the 2022-23 church year. The slate of nominees who were elected are: Diana Hutchinson to a 3-year term as […]

From Problem to Possibility: Foothills Summer Environmental Film Series

The Foothills Climate Justice Ministry is excited to bring Fort Collins families free environmental films at Foothills Unitarian Church this Summer. Join us at 6:30 PM on June 17, July 15, August 12, and September 9. Screenings include a variety of topics explored by concerned documentary filmmakers. Enjoy free popcorn at the show and stick […]

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