Posts from 2020

Posts from 2020

4th Annual Collin County MLK Appreciation Day Set for January 18

You are invited to join us virtually on Monday, January 18, 2021, for the 4th Annual Collin County Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Appreciation Day Service.  This year’s event features the theme, “The 1963 Birmingham Campaign,” and will be hosted by Dr. Cheryl Jackson, founder of Minnie’s Food Pantry. The one-hour service will be live streamed beginning at 12:00pm. A link will be available that morning on the MLKCollinCounty Facebook page (@mlkcollincounty). The mission of The Collin County Dr. Martin…

Gift of Food and Poinsettia Dedications

Christmas Eve 2020 Each dedication represents a gift of food for the All Community Outreach food pantry. Beverly Allen in memory of Alvin & Irene Moeller. Pam & Mark Brant in memory of our fathers Erv Brant & Charles Edwards. Caran Eldridge in memory of Fred & Anne Van Aken. Margo, Aidan, & Bryn Fahey in memory of John Woods. Brock & Elizabeth Fairchild in memory of Bill & Suzy Fairchild and our grandparents. Brock & Elizabeth Fairchild in honor…

Faith Academy Announces 2021 Spring Curriculum

Registration is now open for Spring 2021 Faith Academy classes. Our curriculum includes several in-person classes and opportunities for virtual independent Bible study. Most classes begin the week of February 1, 2021. To register or learn more, click on the class name: Bible Studies Disciple: Becoming Disciples Through Bible Study Scripture and the Wesleyan Way 400 Years of Silence: Time Between the Testaments Lose Control: The Way to Find Your Soul Lenten Studies Words of Life The Gospels Through Lent…

Christmas Eve 2020

On Thursday, December 24, First United Methodist Church offers five unique opportunities to celebrate Christmas Eve. Each service will offer the sacrament of Holy Communion and feature candlelight and carols. Because seating is limited at each service, pre-registration is required for all services. Please click on the service image to register. We will provide overflow space in our Fellowship Hall for the 5:30pm and 8:30pm services as well as nursery for children ages 4 and younger.

i9 Sports Coming to FUMC Allen in January 2021

First United Methodist Church of Allen is excited to announce a new sports opportunity for our children as we partner with i9 Sports, who focuses solely on high-quality, community-based kids sports leagues. With i9 Sports leagues, no child will ever be excluded by a try-out, ride the bench for an entire game, or be cut from a team. Yes, we will keep score, but i9 Sports has created a fun way to help kids develop athletic ability, a love of…

ACO Ask for Your Help with Emergency Toy Drive

BREAKING NEWS ALLEN TX DECEMBER 8 2020 ALL COMMUNITY OUTREACH (ACO) has 2,083 children and teens registered to receive toys this holiday season. Hundreds of families are counting on ACO to provide toys and gifts to their kids because they simply cannot do it on their own. These families are struggling in this already challenging year. These are parents who are also in long lines at local food pantries, such as ACO, because they cannot feed their children. These are…

Communion Offering: Children’s Advocacy Center of Collin County

FUMC Allen’s communion offering for December will make a lifelong impact in the life of an abused or neglected child. Each year, more than 4,500 children are reported as abused or neglected in Collin County. Through the services provided at the Children’s Advocacy Center, these children are able to find safety, healing, and justice. The Children’s Advocacy Center of Collin County provides a safe, child-friendly environment where law enforcement, Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS), prosecution, and medical…

Education Hour Launches on November 29

First United Methodist Church of Allen is excited to announce the debut of our new “Education Hour.” On Sunday, November 29, our Sunday school classes and other small groups will return to in-person meetings. We’ve renamed our Sunday morning time for Bible training and fellowship the “Education Hour,” and classes will meet from 9:45am to 10:45am in classrooms and meeting rooms throughout the church. We’ve strategically scheduled this time for children, youth, and adults to fall in between our two…

FUMC Allen Premieres New Worship Schedule on November 15 2020

On Sunday November 15, 2020, FUMC Allen premieres a new worship schedule, which features the addition of a new modern service, The Table. To learn the why, the how, and the when, please watch the following video from Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch. On Sunday November 15, FUMC Allen premieres a new worship schedule, which features the addition of a new modern service, The Table. To learn the why, the how, and the when, we ask that you watch this video,…

Home with Christ: Advent/Christmas 2020

Advent/Christmas 2020 Home With Christ “Live in me. Make your home in me just as I do in you. In the same way that a branch can’t bear grapes by itself but only by being joined to the vine, you can’t bear fruit unless you are joined with me.” John 15:4 (MSG) On November 29, we begin our Advent waiting. Christmas songs on the radio will sing that there is no place like home for the holidays, but this year,…

Here for Good Celebration Variety Show

Celebration Variety Show Sunday November 1 2020 Program OPENING PRAYER Reverend Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch OPENING REMARKS Here for Good Celebration Hosts Noelle Faille and Sabrina Fairchild I SAW THE LIGHT Cymbal Monkeys Randy Locke, Tony Stubbs, Charlie Stubbs, Marshall Stubbs BURRITO EATING CONTEST FUMC Allen Youth 5 STAR REVIEW: YOUTH SPACE Elise and Grant Bernhard COMMERCIAL BREAK: MISSIONS I’LL FLY AWAY Cymbal Monkeys POLLUTION Rusty King and Brian McPherson COVID PARODY SONG Caryn Fecht, Dawn Horton, Cathy McPherson (accompanied by…

Change The World Allen Needs October Project Volunteers

The Change the World Allen Home Repair & Yard Work Leadership Team has several projects that are in need of volunteers. The following projects would be a great opportunity for small groups, Sunday school classes, youth groups, Scouts, or missions teams: Project 2: B731(M)F4 For this project, we will be installing a back yard deck, including laying a weed barrier, laying a deck base, laying down sand, and installing paver stones. 10 volunteers are needed on either October 24 or…