Foothills Works to Make Vaccine Access More Equitable

If you’ve been overwhelmed, frustrated, joyful, confused (or any other emotion) during the vaccine rollout, you aren’t alone. Like when the pandemic first began and everything was messy and uncertain, we’ve heard many of the same emotions expressed during this final push to defeat Covid-19 and all that’s come with it. One of the areas […]

Turn to Gratefulness

There have been a few really hard moments in the last few weeks, pieces of news, and losses to bear. Some in the church, some things personally, and of course, some things nationally. If you’ve been watching the impeachment hearings, the footage is difficult to take in, to put it mildly. These challenges are why […]

Things are better, so why do I feel worse?

Things are better, so why do I feel worse? If you’ve found yourself thinking this lately, you’re not alone.   With news of the vaccine, and the exit of the former administration, there’s a lot of reason to feel optimistic. Yet, at the same time, we know many people who are experiencing mental health crises, marriage struggles, […]

Vaccine Update (as of February 26, 2021)

VACCINE UPDATE!  NEW: As of March 5th, anyone 60+ can receive the vaccine. As of March 21st, anyone 50+ can get the vaccine. There are many options to receive the COVID-19 vaccine for anyone age 65 or over. BIPOC members continue to be the most affected by COVID-19, and without sufficient leadership or planning at […]

Vaccine Update (as of January 27, 2021)

Click here for the most recent vaccine update! Miraculously, less than a year into this pandemic, the vaccine is here. Also, good news: Colorado, in comparison to other states, has been generally successful at distributing our supply as it comes in. Be sure to check out the Colorado vaccine dashboard for details!   In early January, as Colorado […]

Acknowledging 2020

As we crossed from one year to the next, we also sought to encourage this kind of acknowledgment. The first week of January we prepared a message to recognize the challenges of 2020, and we engaged in some of the most meaningful experiences of community, creativity, and connection I’ve ever experienced. But then, January 6th […]

Anger, Heartbreak, and Chaos at the Capitol

Usually when I write a post like this, especially in this last year, I start with a wish that I hope that this finds you doing well. But tonight, I am hoping that this finds you angry, and deeply disturbed.   Because what happened today in our country should anger and disturb all of us. […]

What’s Your Path to Holiday Magic? Take the Quiz!

In 2020, holiday magic may feel like an especially tall order. Magic is a tricky word. Even in a "normal" year, the marketing of holiday magic can seem trite, fake, or flimsy. It helps to remember that in the most basic sense, magic describes one thing changing into another. Not just any sort of change, of course. Magic [...]

Quotes That Keep Us Going…

Last week we asked you to share a quote or mantra that has kept you going. Thanks to all who shared something. Here are the responses:   "A bird in hand is worth 2 in the bush." "All good things come to me." "All models are bad, but some are useful." "Be the change you [...]