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 […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]

Music Newsletter: March Choir

We are joyful that with slowed spread and decreasing case numbers of COVID-19, live music and singing together are slowly returning as a regular part of our church life. Live music fosters a unique spiritual grounding, comfort, and sense of connection. We are grateful that the choir will perform at the memorial service of beloved […]

Music Newsletter: March 2022

We are excited to update you on what’s been happening in the Music Director Search since our last newsletter! Most excitingly, we’ve convened our Music Search Team (meet the members below) and posted the job. Before convening the search team, Rev. Gretchen Haley and Kelsey DiAstra (acting as project manager for the search) drafted a job description […]

Music Newsletter (January 2022)

Welcome to the first Music Newsletter! Over the next six months, we will use this newsletter to share the process of hiring a new Music Director and updates about what’s currently happening in the music ministry (keep reading to meet our newly hired interim Music Coordinator!). Sign up to receive all future Music Newsletters here! […]

With Gratitude for the Life of Bob Molison

Dear Foothills friends and members,  We are writing to let you know that beloved long-time church member, Bob Molison, died this past Saturday, January 8, at the age of 86. Bob passed away peacefully in his sleep. He is survived by his beloved wife, Ann, their daughter Laura, son Chris, and their grandchildren Kayla, Ally, Alejandro, […]

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