Posts from February 2020

Posts from February 2020

Holy Week

PALM/PAssion SUNDAY Sunday April 5 2020Communion Sunday8:15am 9:30am 11:00am Palm/Passion Sunday begins as a joyous celebration as we enter the sanctuary waving palm branches and singing Hosanna! Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord. The service progresses as our worship leaders share the story–through scripture and song–of the last week of Jesus’ life: the last meal with the disciples, prayer and betrayal in the garden, his arrest and trial before Pilate, his walk to Calvary, and…

Easter

Easter is a unique time for all of us, a time when we stop and think about how much God loves us and remember the great gift of Jesus’ resurrection. We look forward to sharing this Easter celebration with you and your family. Sunrise Service 6:30am FUMC Allen Courtyard All are welcome to celebrate the risen Lord with the DayBreak Choir and Band and share in the sacrament of Holy Communion. We’ll meet in the FUMC Allen Courtyard at 6:30am…

Missions Focus: Project Transformation

Our March 2020 communion offering will benefit our mission partner Project Transformation (PT). Born right here in North Texas in 1998, Project Transformation is now a national organization. Their mission is to transform communities by engaging children, college-age young adults, and churches in purposeful relationships. Project Transformation believes that transformation, whether as an individual or a community, happens through mutual relationships. Their program intentionally connects children, college-age young adults, and churches. The program engages children to strengthen their literacy, social-emotional,…

Lenten Worship Series

How do we walk with Christ—daily follow him, grow in him, and faithfully serve him? In the Gospels, Jesus modeled for us the Christian spiritual life. The apostles taught it in their writings. And the Church has, through the last 2,000 years, sought to pursue this Christian spiritual life. We’ve based this year’s Lenten worship series on Adam Hamilton’s book, The Walk: Five Essential Practices of the Christian Life. In The Walk, Adam Hamilton focuses on five essential spiritual practices…

Lent

Lent is a season of forty days, not counting Sundays, which begins on Ash Wednesday and ends on Holy Saturday. Lent comes from the Anglo Saxon word lencten, meaning “lengthen” and refers to the lengthening days of spring. The forty days represents the time Jesus spent in the wilderness, enduring the temptation of Satan and preparing to begin his ministry. Lent is a time of repentance, fasting and preparation for the coming of Easter. It is a time of self-examination and reflection. In the early…

College Scholarships

College scholarship applications and recommendation forms for FUMC Allen Endowment, Program, and Memorial scholarships are now available for 2020. First United Methodist Church of Allen offers several opportunities to earn financial help for full-time college and post-graduate students who have been accepted into and will be attending an accredited institution of higher learning in the fall. Scholarships are available for upcoming college freshmen, college upperclassmen, and graduate students. In 2019, FUMC Allen distributed $15,050 in scholarship funds to 20 students.…