Posts from April 2024

Posts from April 2024

Graduation Recognition

On Sunday, May 19, we’ll recognize our FUMC Allen graduating high school seniors and our college degree recipients during the 8:30am and 11:00am worship services. We want to know more about this achievement. If you are a graduating high school senior or a college student who has received a degree between August 2023 and May 2024, please send the following information to Ed Whipple and copy Alison Thomas Full name Date of graduation (month/year) Name of high school/college/university/trade school Degree…

General Conference 2024

General Conference of The UMC, the governing body that sets policy and speaks for our worldwide denomination, begins April 23 and runs through May 3 in Charlotte, NC. Three of the leads of the North Texas and Central Texas delegations shared with us what is being voted on and what it might mean for our local churches. Our team from the North Texas Conference has compiled resources to help us better understand the decisions before the body as they meet…

Volunteer Opportunity Landscaping Maintenance Crew

Join FUMC Allen’s Landscape Maintenance Crew We need of volunteers to assist in the ongoing maintenance of our campus landscaping. Activities include mowing (riding and push), trimming and edging, weeding, debris removal using blowers, and spreading fertilizer. This work will typically occur on Saturday mornings starting at 9:30am (weather permitting). This is a great way to get a jump start to reaching your daily step goal. If you are interested in volunteering to help with the many aspects of maintaining…

Youth Mission Trip Fundraisers

Our Youth Ministry is hosting two fundraisers in April to help reduce the most expensive part of youth mission trips and choir tours: transportation. The first collection is an electronic drive. This event has been extended through May 5 (details below). The second collection, a “Phill The Box” textile fundraiser, begins on Saturday, April 6, and concludes on Sunday, May 5 (details below) All funds raised at these fundraisers will off-set the costs of van rental and gas. Electronics Drive…

Grief Support Resources

LOCAL GRIEF SUPPORT GROUPS FOR ADULTS FUMC Allen is pleased to host a grief support group within our church for those grieving the loss of a spouse. Our Grieving Hearts Group meets the second Tuesday of each month at 10:00am in the church’s community room. New members are always welcome, and the group is open to the community.  We are aware, however, that the pain of grief and loss is not limited to just the loss of a spouse. In…