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Burying a Time Capsule

This has been such a momentous year for Foothill Christian School as we’ve looked back, with grateful hearts, on the many ways God has directed this important ministry for the past fifty years. When we began celebrating the anniversary last September, we were greatly inspired to have many tangible reminders, such as letters, promotional materials, yearbooks, and historic photos. What a treasure trove at our fingertips!

This celebration year is already drawing to a close, which is why we desire to leave behind—for a future generation—a historic collection of school memorabilia placed in a Time Capsule later this month. Contents are going to include 50th anniversary items, such as representative literature, news clips, articles of clothing, and collectibles with the FCS brand. Other collectibles, like select publications, yearbooks, photographs, digital interviews (like the one conducted with our founding pastor, Gerald Fry, in 2013), student essays written (gleaned from a writing contest), will be included.

In 2039, when the Time Capsule is unearthed, we hope those who follow find this small, but priceless treasure, an inspiring revelation into this time frame of Foothill life in 2014. Like those early founders of the school, may the contents serve to affirm the mission and fuel the purpose of this hallowed institution.

Our groundbreaking ceremony on the Baseline campus will take place during school on Friday, May 23. More information will be coming in the weeks ahead.

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One of the auction items at last year’s golf tournament was ‘Lunch with Mr. G’, which the students cashed in today. Save the date and plan to join us for this year’s tournament on May 14th at South Hills Country Club! Yesterday our team was able to provide 50 moms with diapers/wipes/baby clothes and over 100 families with groceries and over 150 people with medical care at the clinic. Our team is soaking it all in and debriefing every night to discuss what they’re feeling and learning. #drtrip2018 Our medical clinic saw 98 patients today! Our students served food, distributes shoes, played with kids, painted nails, and ultimately shared the love of Christ with children at the Manny Mota Foundation today. Read more... link in profile. FCS alumni, Sophia Lorey, was so impacted by her 8th grade trip to the DR that she returned this year, her senior year of high school, with our team! Read about her experience today on the blog! Blog.foothillchristian.org
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