Sermon Text (scroll down to find a video of the sermon): When my partner and I were first together, our parents used to talk about us with their straight friends and […]
Whatever you’re feeling, it’s okay.
Dear Friends, I know, it’s not exactly news that Larimer County’s infection rates have been rising exponentially, or that we were headed for an increased degree of shutting down. Actually, […]
“Maybe” A Message From Tanner
I want to start this letter with my most sincere gratitude and praise. I have only been a part of this community for a few months, but I’ve learned so much from all of you. I’ve seen immeasurable graciousness, love, support, and care, not only to me but to each other. This type of fierce and unwavering compassion is rare and awe-inspiring.
Introducing Our New Director of Finance and Operations!
Katie Watkins will start officially on July 27th, and between now and then will be beginning to learn more about our church and our systems. We will be setting up conversations with our finance and stewardship teams, as well as some open conversations so that you can get to know her as well.
How Do You Get the Pulse of a Congregation?
Being a large congregation with over 1200 people in our community circles, it can be difficult to get a pulse on how every individual person is doing, all the time. But just because it’s difficult doesn’t mean it’s not worth doing, especially in times like today.
Courageous Love in a Pandemic – Foothills News Regarding Worship & Beyond
When Governor Polis declared a state of emergency earlier this week, there were a lot of us still trying to decide – is this an emergency?
By the Power Vested in You
My first memory of Foothills is in late 2013, when as a visiting seminarian from St. Louis I was invited to help lead worship and workshops for a UU youth conference held at the church.
Making a Difference in Fort Collins
One highlights of my sabbatical was my participation in a series of conversations convened by the Colorado Trust. For the last ten years, the Trust has been working in rural communities across Northern Colorado, and is now interested in bringing their organizing and funding into Fort Collins.
Meeting One Another Again
Dear Foothills community, I’m taking a big, deep breath as I write these words. It’s a breath of eager anticipation and excitement to see you all – I’ve missed you! I can’t wait to see you.
Sean’s Reflections on the End of Gretchen’s Sabbatical
On Monday, I removed Acting Senior Minister from my email signature line. It was just over 14 weeks ago that Rev. Gretchen, Foothills’ Senior Minister, stepped out into her time of sabbatical. And you will be hearing more from her about her time away in the weeks and months to come, but in this moment of transition, I wanted to share a few reflections.