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.
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.
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.
Just in case….our TL/DRs: From Gretchen: Sabbatical starts Monday. It’s a great chance for growth and learning for us all. I love you and I’ll see you in August! From Sean: Our staff is prepared for the sabbatical and your partnership will make this important investment in the vitality of our church’s professional ministry a success. Show Up […]
By now you probably know that Gretchen will be taking a sabbatical from from Monday, May 6th to Sunday, August 11th. Her last day on the pulpit was Sunday, April 21st. The practice of Sabbatical is long established in many religious traditions. It represents a “time away” for settled ministers and is seen as essential […]
Our Senior Minister, Gretchen Haley, will be taking a sabbatical from from May 6 – August 11. Gretchen’s last day on the pulpit will be Sunday, April 21st.