Awe and Amazement 


Chancel Choir
Brant Ruggles, conductor.
Anthem:  Deep River arr Robinson 



  • Interest-Group Fair Sunday
  • Women's Fellowship
  • Men's Breakfast
  • Knitting Circle
  • Newsletter Deadline
  • Junior High Winter Camp
  • High School Camp
  • Shrove Sunday
  • Ongoing Programs

Foothills Congregational Church UCC
Foothills Congregational Church UCC

February 6, 2019

February 10, 2019
 10:00 a.m.

Scriptures: Isaiah 6:1-8, Luke 5:1-11. Music: 
Chancel Choir. Brant Ruggles, conducting. Anthem: Deep River arr Robinson

INTEREST-GROUP FAIR  is Sunday in the Parish Hall after worship service. This is information for you and opportunities to join others in pursuing your interests. We have many groups that meet monthly within the church. We welcome suggestions for new interest groups. Questions? Talk to Sandy Ruggles or Tim Fitzgibbon.
CHILDREN'S PROGRAM AND MUSIC Children and youth age 3 through 12th grade are invited to join their parents for the first part of worship and gather in the front of the Sanctuary for Children's time. Children and youth will then leave with their teachers for their age-based groups in the Learning Center. The program will end at 11:15 a.m.
ELEMENTARY CHOIR  (K through 5) will participate in the Interest Group Fair on Sunday. There will not be Elementary Choir rehearsal on Feb. 17, President's Day. Regular rehearsals resume on Feb. 24.

                                   THIS WEEK
                 FEBRUARY 11- FEBRUARY 16, 2019
WOMEN'S FELLOWSHIP  will meet at noon on Tuesday, February12. Bring a bag lunch and join us in the Fireside Room. Contact Ann Nelson for more information.
MEN'S BREAKFAST  is 8:00 a.m., Wednesday, February 13, at the Original Pancake House on S. San Antonio Road. Come join the fellowship. To celebrate Valentine's Day, ladies are welcome. Questions, contact Charlie Golden. 
KNITTING CIRCLE  is 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 13, in the Fireside Room. Knit a prayer shawl, baby blanket or your own project. Questions? Talk to Lisa DiTiberio.
NEWSLETTER DEADLINE is Friday, February 15. For information you like to be included in the March Footnotes, please email that to Stan Turnbull on or before Thursday.
JUNIOR HIGH WINTER CAMP  (grades 6 to 8), is February 16-18 at the Blue Theology Mission Station at the Christian Church of Pacific Grove. We will spend a day at the Monterey Bay Aquarium and learn about how God loves the ocean and wants us to love it better. Visit or talk to Rev. Melanie Weiner for further information.
FEB CAMP FOR HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH AND LEADERS  is February 16 - 18. This is an annual event organized by the NCNC UCC's Youth and Outdoor Ministries. The retreat is held at Monte Toyon Camp in Aptos. Please visit or talk to Rev. Melanie Weiner to find out more.
                           UPCOMING EVENTS
OUR SUNDAY CELEBRATION OF SHROVE TUESDAY  is on March 3 from 8:30 a.m.- 9:45 a.m. in the Parish Hall. Foothills youth will serve you pancakes, sausages, fruit and more before worship service. All proceeds will go to our youth service trip in July to Smith River, CA.  A donation of $10 per person or $25 per family will be appreciated. All are welcome!

CHILDCARE HELP WANTED.  Our nursery care providers serve on a rotating Sunday schedule depending on availability and will work for 2.5 to 3.5 hours each scheduled Sunday. Additional non-Sunday events may be available on an episodic basis.The hourly rate is $20. Visit  for more information or talk to Sandy Ruggles or Rev. Melanie Weiner.

YOUTH FELLOWSHIP meets from 11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. each Sunday. All youth in 6th-12th grades are encouraged to join in for conversation, games and snacks. Friends always welcome. Talk to Rev. Melanie Weiner.

LECTIONARY BIBLE STUDY meets Mondays at 3:00 p.m. in the Maple Room. Revs. Melanie Weiner and Chris Breedlove facilitate the discussion, focusing on the scriptures that form the theme of the next Sunday's worship and sermon. New participants are always welcome. 

CIRCLE OF WOMEN meets the fourth Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. for a simple potluck and sharing. For information, talk to Irene Ogawa.

CREATING CARDS with Sandra Overton will resume meeting January 8, from 10:00 a.m. to noon. All are welcome. Talk to Sandra.

JOYFUL NOISE HANDBELL CHOIR. I f you've ever thought about ringing with the bell choir, now would be a good time to stand up and be counted! You don't need to know anything about bells. Short-term commitments (a month at a time) welcome! If you're interested, talk with Gretchen or Fred. The bell choir rehearses most Wednesdays from 6:00until 7.30 in the meeting room.
FOOTHILLS' CHOIR NEEDS YOU!  Can't attend Wednesday rehearsals? Don't read music? Sing with the easy choir! Just show up at 9:15 a.m. on the first Sunday of the month in the sanctuary.

TRUTHSEEKERS meets Thursdays  at 11:00 a.m. W e will study How Jesus Became God from The Great Courses, taught by Bart Ehrman, PhD, MDiv.  This course will explore scholarly and theological views of Jesus' identity. 

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