Open Minded, Open Hearted
We take the
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).
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
Rev. Nathan Hill
Rev. Nathan Hill is honored to serve a faith community passionate for an inclusive welcome at the Table and a passion for justice. He comes to Foothills after serving congregations in Texas and Maryland. He is also a core trainer with Reconciliation Ministry.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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 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 and her crew has maintained the campus for the many ministries we host each week for more than twenty years. Thank you, Norma!