Posts from October 2018

Posts from October 2018

November Worship Series: I Am Thankful For…

Gratitude makes us happier people, leading more fulfilled and generous lives. Gratitude is important in relationships at home, work, and church. We support that for which we are thankful. Come with us this November as we create a sense of gratitude for the church and lead us to making a financial commitment to the church for 2019. Sunday November 11 I’m thankful for…all God has given me. Rev. Jessica Wright,  preaching Matthew 14:13-21 NIV And he directed the people to…

Mission Central: A New Way to Serve

Look for Mission Central in the FUMC Allen labyrinth starting Sunday November 4, 2018! Serving others is central to who we are called to be as followers of Jesus and to our church’s identity in the community. Now when we walk out of worship, the first thing we’ll see is our focus on serving others. All collections for mission efforts, such as Military Support Group Stockings for Soldiers, Boyd Holiday Shop, Send Hope Christmas gifts, and more will be hosted…

Access Changes, Stained Glass Removal, and Schedule Updates

Demolition Almost Complete in Spite of Difficult Conditions Did you notice that we have had a little rain in October?  In spite of these difficult conditions, the construction crews continued toward the finish line to complete the demolition of the former Youth Center and to finish site preparation for the construction of our new Children’s Building. Here are some video updates of the work completed this week: Access changed to east parking lot Effective immediately, we will no longer be…

Holiday Challenge 2018

Serving is an integral part of living as a follower of Jesus Christ. Our Holiday Challenge invites us to be the hands and heart of God in the world even when our folks around us are focused on self-indulgence. Check out the information below to find the right opportunity for you to serve. The events are listed alphabetically, but dates range from October 21 to December 23. We are a community that puts faith into action. Allen Community Outreach HOLIDAY…

October 2018 Worship Series: Thrive

One of the greatest challenges for the church today is that the world in which we live is completely different than the world was 10 to 20 years ago. And the world continues to change. The road map to the future is unclear! How do we create a new path into the future? What’s essential for the Church to thrive? October 21 A Church that Thrives is a Church Committed to its Mission Luke 4:16-30 Rev. Todd Harris, preaching 16 When…

Demolition and Site Prep Continues

Demolition of Former Youth Center This week, a piece of history came down in order to make way for the future.  In spite of heavy rain early in the week, demolition of the former Youth Center began this past Monday.  Here are some videos of the action and a drone flyover view of the results as of October 10th. Excavation and ground preparation continues for the new children’s Center The excavation work continues for the Children’s Center.  The contractor anticipates…

Fall Festival 2018 Features Fun For Everyone

Come for church on Sunday, October 28, and stay for free food, fun, and games with friends and family! Our community fall festival is from 12:00pm to 2:00pm at 601 S Greenville Ave in Allen, Texas. Immediately after the last service on Sunday, FUMC Allen’s Fall Festival features fair weather fun for all ages. Hot dogs, chips and picnic fare, prepared by the United Methodist Men, will be available to everyone. Your love offering will help them fund scholarships for…

Women in Missions 2018 Fall Bazaar

Shop with your neighbors, grab some great food, and support the ministry of FUMC Allen’s Women in Missions at their annual Fall Bazaar on Saturday, October 27, 2018, from 9:00am to 4:00pm. The event is at First United Methodist Church of Allen, which is located at 601 S Greenville Ave Allen TX 75002. This year’s bazaar truly offers something for everyone. Suspend your Christmas shopping on Etsy and Amazon, and come to the bazaar to shop until you drop! Keep…

Scheduled Power Outage and New Children’s Center Excavation

This friday, October 5th, a power outage has been scheduled for the entire fumc allen facility In preparation for demolition of the former youth wing, the power for all of FUMC Allen will be shut down first thing in the morning on Friday, October 5th.  Additionally, the offices will be closed and the phone service may be temporarily interrupted.  The timing of this outage is planned for this specific date because Children’s Creative Playday does not meet on Friday.  Additionally,…