Posts from May 2022
FUMC Allen Welcomes New Associate Pastor
FUMC Allen’s Staff Parish Relations Committee (SPRC) met with the Rev Josh Esparza on Thursday, May 19, and joyfully accepted his appointment as our new associate pastor. Rev Esparza is a Dallas-Ft Worth native who grew up in Frisco, Texas. Josh has spent the past four years serving as the campus pastor of Owenwood Farm and Neighbor Space, the second campus of White Rock UMC, and associate pastor at White Rock UMC. Josh began at Owenwood in 2018 with a…
Children’s Bridgeport Camp Needs More Adult Male Counselors
We have several young men registered to go to Bridgeport Camp children’s camp in July. As a result, we need a few more adult men to go as counselors. The camp runs from Monday, July 25 through Friday, July 29. FUMC Allen’s Chris Fecht is a camp director that week so he can answer questions about the camp. If you are interested, contact Chris at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Children’s Summer Sunday School Volunteer Opportunity
Short-Ter m Commitment, Lifetime Impact! Help Children’s Ministry by teaching a Sunday school class this summer. You can sign up for one Sunday or multiple Sundays. All materials and lesson plans will be ready and waiting for you. Are you ready to make a difference in the lives of our children? Contact Dana Allison at email@example.com.
SPRC Announces Staffing Update
In the United Methodist Church, pastors are appointed to serve a particular mission field and/or church for one year at a time. In 2017, Bishop Mike McKee appointed Rev. Jessica Wright to FUMC Allen as our associate pastor. This year, the Bishop and Cabinet have appointed Jessica to serve as the Associate Director of the Center for Missional Outreach of the North Texas Conference, effective July 1, 2022. This move is a wonderful opportunity for Jessica to live into her…
May Staffing Update
FUMC Allen’s Staff Parish Relations Committee is pleased to announce that Dana Allison will be joining our staff as our interim elementary minister while we conduct the search to fill that position. Her official start date is May 16. Dana has been working with Susan Hale this past week to help make the transition as smooth as possible for our elementary children and their families. Please join us in welcoming Dana to our staff.