We are happy to officially announce that we have added some additional board supports through the remainder of this governance year (through June 2023). First, we are officially welcoming Joan Woodbury as a board member to fill the remainder of the vacancy left when Richie Nelson resigned in the fall. She will bring her experience as a […]
Dear Foothills Community, When I reflect on 2022, I will remember it as a building year. Literally – because it is when we finally broke ground and began constructing our long-awaited new sanctuary. Metaphorically because we have been re-building our community as we emerge from the heart of the pandemic. One year ago, we had […]
At our last board meeting on the first Thursday of October the board approved receiving and publishing the long-awaited Foothills Unitarian History book. We have all perused the draft and it is a remarkable narrative of our 125 year history. We also finalized our goals for the 2022-2023 board-year and we wanted to share these […]
Greetings from your Foothills Board of Trustees, The crisp air of fall is beginning to remind us that we are once again at the fall equinox and the nights will continue to get longer, the days shorter, and the inevitable winter is not far behind. The end of summer and start of fall is also […]
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 […]
Review Meeting Packet NOTICE OF CONGREGATIONAL MEETING The Board of Trustees announces Foothills’ fall congregational meeting at 1 pm on Sunday, December 5th, online, for the purposes of approving the 2022 operating budget. Please CLICK HERE to register for the Congregational Meeting. Unitarian Universalist churches are independent and self-governing. Annually, each congregation must vote to approve its budget […]
The Board of Trustees is excited to announce that the year-long revision to our Policy book is now complete. This most recent revision reflects the board’s lived experience of policy governance over the last three years. For those who are not familiar with the term policy governance, this is a formal structure of governing that […]
Sunday’s homily from Rev. Sean about how we respond to harm in our society, how we make amends for the harm that we cause, and how restorative justice offers a different response, might have reminded longer-term members that we have experienced misconduct from former religious professionals, that relationships have been lost in the aftermath, and that some […]
If you judge a meeting by its agenda, September’s board meeting did not appear to have blockbuster potential.
Greetings from your Board of Trustees, who are digging into the work of the new board year with virtual meetings and real-life excitement about the board goals we have agreed upon for this year.