Posts from March 2018

Posts from March 2018

Youth Sunday

Sunday, April 8, is Youth Sunday at FUMC Allen. Our speakers are leaders in the Youth Ministry program at FUMC. Our music leaders include the Catalyst Youth Praise Band, the DARING Youth choir, and our Youth Orchestra. Erik Hale and James Hubbard bring the message based on Acts 8: 26-40 and Matthew 22: 35-40, We pray you’ll be with us on this Sunday as we support our youth as they bring the message of how Christ impacts their lives. Youth…

Easter@FUMC Allen

Be transformed by hope this Easter with your friends and neighbors at First United Methodist Church of Allen. Join us for the life-altering events of Holy Week. Experience the power of that first Easter when God got the last laugh with the biggest April Fool’s joke in history: a day when people saw death conquered and resurrection bring new life. Discover how this singular event can change your world. We have services as early as 6:30am with our last celebration…

Building Project Design Development/Finish Selection Update

Part of my role as the FUMC Allen Lay Leader has been the privilege of serving as a member of our Embrace and Transform Building Committee.  It has been exciting to watch the vision of the congregation become a reality as our Building Committee works with the architect and general contractor consultant to complete the plans for the new construction and renovation of our facility. Here are some updates from our recent work: The Design Development phase of our project…

Holy Week

Sat Mar 24 EASTER EGG HUNT Sun Mar 25 Palm Sunday “Giving It Up For God: Giving Up Arrogance” Rev. Todd Harris, preaching Luke 19:28-40, 47a,b 8:15am 9:30am 11:00am PALM SUNDAY BAKE SALE LENTEN CONCERT Wed Mar 28 WEDNESDAY NIGHT PROGRAMMING WILL NOT MEET. Thu Mar 29 Holy Thursday WORSHIP & COMMUNION. 7:00pm. Sanctuary. On Holy, or Maundy, Thursday, we revisit the story of three important events that happened on that night. First, as Jesus washed the feet of the…

Connections Band: Rhythm & Blues Review

Great Music For  A Great Cause Join us for a FREE CONNECTIONS BAND CONCERT to benefit hurricane relief through the Rio Conference of the United Methodist Church. This Connections Concert features the great R&B music of the 1960s and 1970s, such as “Chain of Fools,” “Dock of the Bay,” Proud Mary,” and “Superstition.”   Connections, a unique cover-band that plays great music for a great cause, is led by United Methodist clergy from the Dallas area who love to rock…

Easter Sunrise Service

Be transformed by hope this Easter with your friends and neighbors at First United Methodist Church of Allen.   Experience the early morning as Mary did when she found the empty tomb. Bring a cut flower to add to the Easter wreath as well as a chair for seating. Rev. Jessica Wright brings the message with the Daybreak Choir leading the music.   Discover how this singular event can change your world.   All are welcome!

Touching Lives in College Packaging Event

TOUCHING LIVES IN COLLEGE parents meet on Monday March 19 at 7:00pm to build another mailing for our FUMC Allen college students. On that date, parents and friends meet in BaseCamp children’s area to set up the tables, sort their gifts, and work in assembly line fashion to make packages ready for mailing. Anyone who wants to encourage our young adults in college is welcome to do one (or more) of the following: Donate items for the care packages (for…

A Lenten Concert

You are invited to our special Lenten Concert on Sunday, March 25, at 7:00pm in the FUMC Allen sanctuary. This event features the Allen Symphony Chorus, APSO Chamber Orchestra, FUMC Allen Chancel Choir, and the Suncreek UMC Chancel Choir presenting the Duruflé Requiem under the direction of Rev. Rusty King. The concert opens with our own Chris Brunt and SMU’s Hannah Payne performing the Poulenc Concerto for Two Pianos accompanied by the APSO Chamber Orchestra. As an added note of…

Bake Sale

Sunday, March 25 9:00am-12:00pm BAKED GOODS NEEDED! We need your help to make the annual Women In Missions Bake Sale a success as we raised funds for scholarships. If you bake, please consider donating your cake, pie, cookies, bars, brownies, or candy to the annual Women in Missions Bake Sale! Bring your delicious goods to the East door hallway on Saturday, March 24, from 10:00am to 12:00pm, securely covered and nut content, if any, noted. Donations may also be brought to…

UMM Easter Hams

The UMM is smoking hams for your Easter dinner so mark your calendars today. The UMM will take orders on Sunday mornings March 11, 18 and 25. You can also order your hams online beginning March 11. The hams will be ready for pick up on Easter Sunday beginning at 8am.

Egg Hunt

The Easter Egg Hunt is returning to FUMC Allen with bounce houses, science experiments, and kite flying. The event begins at 10:00am with the egg hunt at 11:45am! Younger children will hunt at their leisure throughout the morning. We need volunteers to help before and the day of the event. Please contact Children’s Ministry, 972.727.8261.