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Open Minded, Open Hearted

We take the
bible seriously, not literally

Living our Passion for Justice

Learn More About DOC & UCC:

Our church is a successfully aligned congregation of two denominations:
The United Church of Christ (UCC) and the Christian Church, Disciples of Christ (DOC).

Global Ministries

Support and on-site helping hands for work needed beyond our national borders.
Unique projects and sustainability programs that weave our lives together with the real needs of our international community.

Leadership & Staff

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Rev. Bill & Mary Jacobs

Co-Interim Ministers

Bill and Mary arrived in the fall of 2020 to lead the church in searching for a new Senior Pastor. Prior to this, they served congregations in Texas, California, Arizona and Oregon.

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Rev. Kel Henderson

Minister of Family Life

Pastor Kel involves the children in hands-on learning during worship and at other times. She works with Dana and Jordan Block as child care staff in the nursery every Sunday morning. She has guided the church in its ministry to children, youth, and families since October 2014.

Marci Carey

Director of Foothills Preschool

Marci loves the children and is praised by parents and teachers alike for her dedication and skill.  She worked for several years as a teacher at FPS before she became our director in 2016.  

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Tina Peterson

Director of Music Ministries

Tina came to Church of the Foothills in February of 2015. Growing up in Wisconsin singing and playing in both vocal and bell choirs, as well as directing both vocal and bell choirs, church music is embedded in every fiber of her being!

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Cristina Flores

Office Manager

Cristina joined the ministry team as Office Manager in September of 2022. She has joined Church of the Foothills to assist its congregation and community. You can find her in the office on Monday, Wednesday or Friday mornings or you can reach her by phone at 714-544-1319 on Tuesday and Thursday.

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John Douglas

Organist/Accompanist

John’s musicality and skill have been a blessing to us since he was hired as a teenager in 1973. His repertoire includes classical and contemporary pieces.

Jeff Segal

Drums

Jeff has many professional gigs when he is not playing with us on Sunday mornings.  

Choral Music Intern

Choral Music Intern

This one year internship is focused on work with our choir. We will fill this position in fall 2022.

Norma Parra

Custodian

Norma and her crew has maintained the campus for the many ministries we host each week for more than twenty years.  Thank you, Norma!