Posts by Alison Thomas

Posts by Alison Thomas

COVID-19 Update for July 7 2020

Jesus taught us that the greatest command was to love God and to love our neighbor. John Wesley’s General Rules remind us that we are to first do no harm. Taking steps to keep one another safe is a way we can live into this command and be vigilant and proactive leaders in our community, doing our part to curb the spread of the coronavirus. To this end, FUMC Allen has made the following decisions, which are effective immediately:  …

Project Transformation Summer Volunteer Opportunities

Distribute food & supplies at PT site churches This summer, we will distribute a grab-and-go meal, as well as program and household supplies, to children and family members in our program. PTNT needs two to three direct service volunteers to sanitize, organize, and distribute supplies, Monday through Thursday, at several locations throughout Dallas. All local health guidelines will be followed. Volunteers must sign a waiver and be willing to have their temperature taken upon arrival in order to serve. You…

Job Opening: Facilities Manager

First United Methodist Church of Allen has an opening for a part-time facilities manager. Please review the position description below and click link at the bottom to apply. POSITION DESCRIPTION FACILITIES MANAGER  Principal Function: The Facilities Manager is responsible for all aspect of care, maintenance, safety and security for the church buildings and grounds, including hands on minor maintenance, interacting with maintenance contractors, overseeing housekeeping services and event setups. Scope: Part-time, hourly, 24-28 hours per week. Generally 8:00am to 1:00pm,…

Summer Service Opportunities

We are pleased to share with you several volunteer opportunities available for June and July: Change The World Allen home repair and yard work projects Kids Against Hunger ACO Summer Food Program Project Transformation Red Cross Blood Drive Keep scrolling and click on the images to learn more.

Virtual VBS

Welcome to FUMC Allen’s Virtual VBS: Where in the World is God? A Virtual Journey   DAY FIVE DAY Four DAY THREE DAY TWO DAY ONE

COVID-19 Update: Returning to Campus

Returning to Campus: A Phased Approach In mid-May, FUMC Allen staff and leadership began planning for public worship, hoping to shift to a livestream/public worship hybrid on June 7. A Directive from Our Bishop As United Methodists, we are part of the North Central District of the North Texas Conference and under the authority of Bishop Michael McKee. On May 15, Bishop McKee sent a letter to all churches in the North Texas Conference with this directive: At this time,…

We Are Still Going To Change The World

We’re still going to change the world! This year will certainly look different because of COVID-19, but the leadership team of Change the World Allen has been busy figuring out how we can still inspire, equip, and mobilize volunteers to help their neighbors, whether they’re down the street or in another country. One way we plan to do this is to approach changing the world as a year-round activity, rather than focusing on just one weekend. We know that our…

COVID-19 Update

FUMC Allen wants to know your thoughts and concerns about returning to on-campus worship and other activities as our government authorities begin to loosen restrictions on public gatherings. Click HERE or on the image above to answer a brief confidential survey. We’ll consider your responses as we move toward re-opening the church over the coming months.

FUMC Allen Announces 2020 College Scholarship Recipients

First United Methodist Church of Allen and the FUMC Allen Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s college scholarships. FUMC Allen awards these scholarships each spring to our graduating high school seniors and current college students based on applications that were submitted in early April. This year, we are honored to award a total of $16,250 in scholarships. HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS Kyle Austin Gale Acton Memorial Scholarship Creative Playday Preschool Scholarship Alexandra Champion Gale Acton Memorial…