Posts by Alison Thomas (Page 12)

Posts by Alison Thomas (Page 12)

New Habitat Build Needs Volunteers

Now’s the time to sign up for 2015 North Collin County Habitat for Humanity build. FUMC Allen has been a long time supporter of Habitat and invites both new and experienced builders to be a part of this wonderful mission activity. Traditionally called the “Methodist Build,” FUMC Allen joins with FUMC McKinney, Suncreek UMC, Creekwood UMC, Stonebridge UMC, and LegacyTexas to change the world for the Jessica This year’s build at 1001 Rockwall in McKinney kicks off on Saturday, August 1, with…

The Hosacks Are Headed Back To Honduras!!

First United Methodist Church of Allen and Send Hope are pleased to share that Allen locals, Lauren and Steven Hosack, are pursuing a call to full-time mission work at the House of Hope, a mission of Send Hope in Puerto Lempira, Honduras, and FUMC Allen’s priority international mission. Steven and Lauren Hosack, who both attend FUMC Allen and graduated from Allen High School, have faithfully attended and served at FUMC Allen since they began taking mission trips as youth in…

Summer Lunch Program

The summer lunch program is a summer-long endeavor set up to provide food and activities for families of students attending Boyd Elementary in the Allen Independent School District. For many years now, the churches of Allen have come together to help the students and families that attend or live near Boyd Elementary in Allen have a healthy lunch during the summer months. The ministry, started through the Allen Ministerial Alliance, now known as 3C Allen, provides lunch along with crafts,…

Back to School, Back to Church

Join us in worship on Sunday, August 23, as we go Back to School and Back to Church at 8:15am, 9:30am, and 11:00am. Our children are invited to bring their backpacks to worship to receive a special back to school blessing. Faith Academy registration begins on this very special Sunday with a full curriculum of studies and activities for children, youth, and adults. Here are just a few examples for available offerings: Women’s Conference, October 17, 9:00am-3:00pm. This year, Melissa…

Back to School Bash 2015

School starts on August 24, which means it is time again for Allen Community Outreach’s BACK TO SCHOOL BASH coming to FUMC Allen on August 15 from 9:00am-12:00pm. The event serves the clients of Allen Community Outreach and their school-aged children as they prepare to go back to school. We still need VOLUNTEERS to help make this event a success. Bilingual is a plus! Friday, August 14 Shifts available 7:00am-10:00am: Set Up 10:00am-12:00pm: Set Up 3:00pm-5:00pm: Set Up Saturday, August 15 Shifts…

Senior High Mission Trip

On July 19, 36 senior high students and adult chaperones travel to Gainesville, TX, to provide missional service and support to a number of agencies in the area. They will be cleaning up flood damage, painting, building wheelchair ramps, and more. We covet your daily prayers for this team and request that you pick up a note card as you leave worship THIS SUNDAY, July 12, to write a note of encouragement for one of the team members. In addition,…

Christian Business Directory

FUMC Allen is in the process of putting together a church resource that will serve as a beautiful welcome packet for our new members and a church business directory for our current families. The business directory will also be available online with a link to our website. We are asking all our business leaders to pick up and return a form for inclusion in the directory. These forms can be found in the Sunday bulletin on July 5 and in…

Help Stop Hunger This Summer

During the school year the Free & Reduced Lunch Program offers meals each school day to students of low income families. BUT, where do they eat in the summertime? This summer Allen Community Outreach will again be fighting hunger and filling tummies by supplying specially packed bags of healthy, kid-friendly groceries. Each bag contains easy-to-prepare breakfast and lunch food items. For a $25 donation you can Adopt-An-ACO Kid and provide nutritious meals this summer. Or shop for the items we…

This Sunday in Worship

This Sunday’s Sermon May 31 2015 Road Trip Matthew 28: 18-20 Rev. Brian McPherson, preaching Sanctuary 8:15am 9:30am 11:00am THIS SUNDAY’S SERMON Sunday, May 31 Non Sum Qualis Eram Matthew 7:1-5, 9-12 Greg Schell, preaching 11:00am Fellowship Hall  

Family Night at the Natatorium

Join your FUMC Allen family as we celebrate the Memorial Day holiday with a family night hosted by Youth Ministry and Children’s Ministry at the Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium in Allen. Enjoy the 7,000 square foot leisure pool including zero-depth entry, kids play structure, flume slide, lazy river, shallow lap lane pool and spa. The evening begins at 6:30pm and ends at 8:30pm. Food and drinks are not provided. Bring your own refreshments and store them in the party room. This…