Rainbow Villages: Creating Sanctuary Under the Rainbow

In the wake of a tidal wave of anti-LGBTQ+ legislation and hate which is sweeping our nation, I want to share with you what has been giving me hope.  For the last 3 months, we have been working at Foothills behind the scenes to launch what we are calling “Rainbow Villages.” Rainbow Villages creates sanctuary and support for […]

Setting up a recurring pledge payment

Did you know you can set up recurring pledge payments? Many of our members find recurring payments convenient and make fulfilling their pledge easier. Here’s how to set up your recurring pledge payment today: 1. Visit https://foothillsuu.churchcenter.com/giving/to/pledge-commitment. 2. Input the amount of your recurring pledge payment. You will select the payment schedule – weekly, every other week, […]

Migrant Response Update

As you probably know, since the week of Christmas, our congregation has been a part of the effort to support the 60 (mostly) Venezuelans who arrived in Fort Collins. What you may not know is what led to this action, what has happened since, or what comes next. Here is an update on all three: […]

Urgent support needed for migrants

Dear Foothills community, In the last few weeks, Colorado has seen a large influx of migrants. The impact in Denver is so significant, the mayor has declared a state of emergency. This became more localized to northern Colorado Sunday afternoon, when busses with about 60 newcomers arrived in Fort Collins – mostly from Venezuela. This […]

Until All of Us Are Free: Intersectionality at Foothills

Intersectionality is a phrase coined by Black feminist Kimberle Crenshaw, an American civil rights advocate and leading scholar of critical race theory. Intersectionality acknowledges the links between and among injustices and the ways that different identities and experiences co-exist within people – so that queer justice is Black justice is climate justice is immigration justice. […]

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 […]

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!

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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