Posts from January 2018

Posts from January 2018

Scout Sunday

Boys Scouts and Girl Scouts of all ages! Serve your church as a greeter or pass out bulletins to our guests on Scout Sunday 2018, February 11. We need help at all three services: 8:15am, 9:30am, and 11:00am. For more information, contact Teresa Gray.

Your Church Leaders

Your Administrative Council 2018 On January 20, we officially welcomed the new and returning members of FUMC Allen’s Administrative Council at the first Leadership Summit for 2018. The group gathered at 8:30am, and following a little social time, Rev. Todd Harris led off with a discussion of “Canoeing the Mountains,” a book about how ongoing change in our culture is impacting the church and ways in which the church must continue to respond. After a review and the acceptance of…

Helpers in School (H.I.S.)

Helpers in School is hosting a “cutting” party on Friday, February 9 from 9:30am–12:00pm in Fellowship  Hall. Bring your scissors and help cut patterns and material for pajama bottoms to be sewn into gifts for the students at Boyd Elementary. Questions? Contact Mary Freeman.

Thursday Theater Group

Join your friends from FUMC Allen to enjoy the Richardson Theatre Centre’s production of “The Odd Couple” on Thursday, February 8. We meet at Aboca’s Italian Grill in Richardson for dinner at 5:30pm and then off to the Richardson Theatre Centre, 518 W Arapaho Road, Suite 113, Richardson, TX 75080. 972.699.1130 Tickets are available at To learn more, contact Ruth Swingle.    

Men’s Breakfast Summit

Men of the church! Bring your friends, sons, fathers, neighbors, and co-workers for a great time of fellowship, prayer, and food on Saturday, February 10, from 8:00am-10:30am in the FUMC Allen Fellowship Hall. Breakfast is free, but a love offering will be accepted. Special guest speaker is Rev. Todd Harris, Senior Pastor at FUMC Allen. His topic is titled “Man Up!” based on the Sermon on the Mount found in Matthew 5. If you can, please let us know you…

Building Bridges: Open House Week

Members of FUMC Allen visited the Islamic Association of Allen at a special open house on Sunday, January 21, at their mosque at 909 Allen Central Drive in Allen. More than 140 visitors enjoyed a tour of the mosque, Arabic calligraphy, henna, snacks, a presentation by Imam Abdul Rahman Bashir followed by an observation of prayer. Here’s what Caryn Fecht had to say about the day: “I love my church!!! FUMC Allen visited the Islamic Association of Allen today to…

Ready to Join?

Rev. Maxie Moore and the members of FUMC Allen have extended a special invitation to anyone interested in joining the church to meet on Sunday February 11, 10:30am-11:00am in the Fellowship Hall for a special time to answer questions about membership and to get to know each another better! Please prayerfully consider this invitation! Vows of membership will be given for those who would like to become members of the church. If you have any questions, please contact Rev. Maxie…

Created By God

  Created By God is a human sexuality course taught from a Christian perspective for 5th and 6th graders. Children will learn correct anatomical terms, about human growth and development, dating, marriage and childbirth.   The program is delivered in three sessions:   Wednesday, February 7, 2018 6:00-7:00pm During this meeting for parents only, we will discuss the curriculum and view the materials.  Parents will have a time to ask any questions and write a letter to their child.   Friday, February 9, 4:00pm-6:00pm…

Inclement Weather Policy

In anticipation of winter weather, FUMC Allen has established closing procedures in the event of dangerous conditions due to snow or ice. Our goal is to keep our guests and members safe and off the roads if hazardous driving becomes an issue. Closing announcements will first be posted here on this website via the Twitter feed that runs across the home page and on our church’s Facebook page. You do not need to have a Facebook account or a Twitter…

Open House

FUMC Allen welcomes our Muslim neighbors on January, January 24. We’ll share a meal in the Fellowship Hall at 5:30pm and worship together with prayer and communion at 6:00pm in the sanctuary.  At 6:30pm, we’ll offer a United Methodist 101 class for anyone interested in learning more about the United Methodist faith.  All are welcome to attend.

Preschool Playgroup

Preschool Playgroup Winter/Spring 2018 Calendar Are you a parent of preschool age children? Join us in the nursery every Friday 10:00am– 11:00am for fellowship and fun. No need to sign up; just show up. Contact Jenn Lunt for more information. Feb 2 Nursery Feb 9 Gym Feb 16 Nursery Feb 23 will not meet Mar 2 Nursery Mar 9 Gym Mar 16 will not meet Mar 23 Nursery Mar 30 Nursery April 6 Nursery April 13 Gym April 20 Nursery…

Bridgeport Camp Registration

Bridgeport Summer Camp Registration is NOW OPEN! Here are the camps we will be attending and chaperoning this summer: Jun 25-29: Children (C2) July 2-6: Senior High (SH) July 16-20 Junior High (JH2) Other camps are available if these don’t fit your family’s schedule. Early bird prices are in effect until January 31. After that date fees will increase. We recommend you sign up soon as camps fill up quickly. Learn more HERE at the Bridgeport Camp and Conference Center’s…
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