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 […]

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 […]

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! […]

Holiday Song Poll 🎶

Check out this festive playlist for Foothills’ versions of holiday classics then let us know your favorite below! Fill out my online form.

Let the Music Lead Us

You are a vibrant congregation, ready to sing, dance, find joy in the midst of pain, and commit to the work of justice. There is a love holding us, and that truth is palpable on Sunday morning and all throughout the week.

Singing Together

Our songs encapsulate our values, our philosophy, our theology, our principles. Singing our songs together is truly a blessing. It is one of the ways we collectively embody the spirit of this church.

Music Ministry Visioning Statement

As our church year comes to a close, so does our nearly year-long effort to synthesize and articulate a vision for music ministry and how our congregation sees it manifesting at Foothills and throughout the larger community as we move forward.  We conducted detailed interviews with some of the top UU music ministers in the […]

An Update on Music Visioning and Music Director Search

From our Music Visioning Task Force Sue Sullivan, Gretchen O’Dell and Herb Orrell After a busy autumn conducting interviews with notable music ministers across the country, holding feedback circles with choir members and other groups inside the church, and gathering feedback from the congregation at large via an online survey that was completed by 88 […]

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