Music Newsletter: September 2022

Hi All! This is Benjamin, your new Music Director! It has been a delight getting to know and make music with many of you since I arrived in August. If I haven’t met you yet, please come introduce yourself when you see me on a Sunday morning! So much has already happened in our music program this […]

Meet Our New Music Director!

We were so lucky to have had a very difficult decision in selecting our new music director. We had a strong applicant pool and two very strong finalists, and each would bring incredible – and distinct – gifts that, if they were hired, our congregation would be stronger and richer as a result. After careful discernment […]

Music Newsletter: Music Director Selection Process

What an exciting last two weekends we’ve had! Thank you all for being a part of welcoming and greeting and singing with our two music director candidates, Benjamin and Emily. We’ve waited a long time to have a non-interim music director, and it really hit me during these visits what a huge moment this hire […]

Sing with the Music Director Finalists!

Learn more about our two Music Director Finalists (biographies below), and sign up to meet and sing with them! Meet and Sing with Benjamin Hanson: Benjamin Hanson will lead a choir rehearsal at 4 PM on Sunday, June 5th. CLICK HERE to register.  Benjamin will also lead music during in-person Flower Communion on Sunday, June 5th. […]

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.

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