Posts by Alison Thomas

Posts by Alison Thomas


Women in Missions Fall Bazaar

The First United Methodist Church of Allen’s Women In Missions organization will again be holding their annual bazaar on Saturday October 26, 2019 from 9:00am to 4:00pm.  We’ll be mailing the details and vendor application packets in June, but go ahead and pencil us in your calendars! If you have questions before the packets are mailed, send them to Kandice Perez at Thanks and see you in October!

Worship Series: Breaking The Code

In this six week worship series, we’ll cover the book of Revelation from cover to cover. We invite you to read along by following Revelation Reading Schedule provided. In the first week, we’ll orient ourselves to the Book of Revelation: when and why and how it was written as well as the claims it makes on the lives of Christians throughout the ages. Sunday June 2 Revelation: What is This? Revelation 1:1-20 Rev. Jessica Wright, preaching Sunday, June 9 Letters…

Memorial Day Worship 2019

THIS SUNDAY IN WORSHIP May 26, 2019 Graduation Sunday & Memorial Day Sunday Finding Real Happiness Is Not What You Think Luke 6: 17-26 Rev. Todd Harris 8:15am 9:30am & 11:00am FUMC Allen Sanctuary

Graduation 2019

High School Graduates John Gabe Adams. Allen High School graduate attending Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX—Mechanical Engineering. Shea Elizabeth Brasher. Allen High School graduate attending Collin College, McKinney, TX—Kinesiology. FUMC Memorial Scholarship • Creative Playday Preschool Scholarship. Kaleb Ladley Carper. Allen High School graduate attending Texas A&M University, Galveston, TX—Marine Engineering Technology. Gale Acton Memorial Scholarship. Holly Anne Darr. Allen High School graduate attending Collin College, McKinney, TX—Hospitality. Makena Alexis Essman. Allen High School graduate attending Collin College, McKinney, TX.…

Register now for Summer Basketball Camps

Register your children now for UPWARD Basketball summer camps 2019. These camps are for boys and girls from age 5 through grade 8. All camps are held in the FUMC Allen gym. July 8-12 Grades K5 & 1   9:00am-12:00pm July 8-12 Grades 2 & 3      1:00pm-4:00pm July 15-19 Grades 4-6       9:00am-12:00pm July 15-19 Grades 7 & 8   1:00pm-4:00pm For more information, contact Matt Cobb.

UPWARD Indoor Soccer Camp Registration is Now Open

Register your children now for this summer’s UPWARD Indoor Soccer Camps at FUMC Allen. The camps run from June 17-28, 2019, in the FUMC Allen Gym. June 17-21 9:00am-12:00pm for Grades 4-6 June 24-28 9:00am-12:00pm for Age 4-Grade 1 June 24-28 1:00pm-4:00pm for Grades 2-3 For more information, contact FUMC Allen’s Sports & Recreation Director Matt Cobb.

Change The World Allen Volunteer Opportunities

UPDATE APril 18 2019 The Change The World team still needs care coordinators for various home repair and yard work projects.  Volunteer now to be in relationship with those for whom we are providing assistance. You’ll deliver lunch to the workers, help the project leader with home assessment, and pray for a new friend!  Come spread your WINGS and volunteer now to take flight through your commitment to serve others.  Email Ruth Swingle or call her at 972.727.8261, x106. Change…

Worship Series: The Wesleyan Way of Salvation

Worship Series: The Wesleyan Way of Salvation April 28-May 19 2019 The Bible teaches us that everything we have from God is given because of God’s great love for us. “You are saved by God’s grace because of your faith,” Ephesians 2 reads. “This salvation is God’s gift. It’s not something you possessed. It’s not something you did that you can be proud of” (Ephesians 2:8-9 CEB). United Methodists recognize God’s grace at work throughout our spiritual journeys. John Wesley,…

Bishop Announces Pastoral Appointment for Rev. Dr. Abe Smith

Bishop Michael McKee and the cabinet of the North Texas Conference are pleased to announce the appointment of Rev. Dr. Abe Smith as Associate Pastor at First United Methodist Church of McKinney beginning July 1, 2019. Among other duties at FUMC McKinney, Abe will serve as the preaching pastor for the Wellspring Contemporary Worship service. FUMC Allen is so blessed to have shared these eight years in ministry with Abe and his family, but we knew this day of departure…

Holy Week 2019

Holy Week 2019 April 14, 2019 Palm/Passion Sunday 8:15am 9:30am 11:00amPalm Sunday Bake Sale UMM Smokeout April 18, 2019 Maundy/Holy Thursday Worship 7:00pm April 19, 2019 Good Friday Worship 7:00pm   April 19, 2019 Good Friday Children’s Experience 7:00pm BaseCamp

Easter 2019

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 Bethany Lakes Park All are welcome to join us to sing celebration music led by the DayBreak Choir and Band and share in the sacrament of Holy Communion. Sanctuary Worship Sermon The Power…

SPRC Announces Staff Update for FUMC Allen’s Children’s Ministry

FUMC Allen’s Staff Parish Relations Committee (SPRC) received notice this week that our Director of Children’s Ministry Mary Freeman has made the decision to resign her position and become a full-time grandmother. Her daughter Ashley and son-in-law James welcomed their new son, Jonah James Faye, earlier this year, and this has changed their world in a great way. Mary and her husband, Greg, are making plans to move to Corinth, TX, to be closer to the Faye family. Mary plans…